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Lot Splits / Combinations

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Lot Combination?
A lot combination is assemblage of two or more parcels for construction or sale.

Download the Lot Combination Form or pick up an application at the Community Development Department.
What is a Lot Division?

A lot division is a specific division of property into two or more smaller parcels, usually for the purpose of construction or sale. Lot divisions are regulated by Chapter 102 of the City Code, the Subdivision Ordinance.

When is a Lot Division needed?
Lot divisions are needed when a property owner wishes to sell part of their land or when a property owner wishes to create two or more parcels of land.
Who authorizes Lot Divisions?
Lot divisions require a public hearing with the City Commission who has the authority to grant approval. 

If an applicant wishes to revert their property to two or more original platted lots, the applicant may seek a lot separation from the Building Official. A lot separation is a different application process than a lot division.
How do I apply for a Lot Division?

Download the lot division application form or pick up the application at the Community Development Department.

If the proposed lots meet the minimum zoning requirements, a proposal is set for the City Commission. The City Commission reviews the lot division for compliance with Section 102 of the Subdivision Ordinance.

How do I apply for a Lot Separation?
Download the lot separation application form or pick up the application at the Community Development Department.

For lot separations for building permit, the Building Official reviews the lot and determines that the proposed lot meets minimum Zoning Ordinance provisions and then lots are separated for the purpose of a building permit.

For more information, call 248-530-1850.