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A plat is a map of a piece of land showing the exact size and location of the lots, blocks, streets, easements, and public grounds drawn to scale. When filed with the county register of deeds, a plat becomes a permanent record and legal instrument whereby the location and boundaries of separate parcels within a piece of land are identified.

Documents related to submittal of a:
  • Plat (using administrative approval process)
  • Plat
  • Minor Plat
    • Contains five lots or less
    • Must meet all requirements on checklist
    • Procedure and Checklist
  • Plat Exemptions

The subdivision ordinance details final plat approval.

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Brandi Hanten, CFM
Urban Planner
Ph: 605-882-6202, ext. 3528

Shane Waterman, P.E.
City Engineer
Ph: 605-882-6202, ext. 3546

City Hall
23 Second St. N.E.
Watertown, SD 57201

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