Notice Regarding Recording Surveys or Deeds
Pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statute 100.277 and the City of Stanton’s Subdivision Regulations:
Prior to submitting for recording surveys, or plats, or deeds with corrected legal descriptions within the City Limits of Stanton or within five miles of the City Limits boundary you must receive approval from the Stanton Planning Commission.
This includes actions which:
Subdivide one lot into two or more
Consolidate or combine two or more lots into one
Adjust lots lines between two or more existing lots
If you're planning to change lot lines in any way, you must check with the Planning & Zoning office first to determine what process you should apply for.
KRS 100.277 (Planning) Commission approval required for subdivisions
(1) All subdivision of land shall receive commission approval.
(2) No person or his agent shall subdivide any land before securing the approval of the planning commission of a plat designating the areas to be subdivided, and no plat of a subdivision of land within the planning unit jurisdiction shall be recorded by the county clerk until the plat has been approved by the commission and the approval entered thereon in writing by the chairman, secretary, or other duly authorized officer of the commission.
(3) No person owning land composing a subdivision, or his agent, shall transfer or sell any lot or parcel of land located within a subdivision by reference to, or by exhibition, or by any other use of a plat of such subdivision, before such plat has received final approval of the planning commission and has been recorded. Any such instrument of transfer or sale shall be void and shall not be subject to be recorded unless the subdivision plat subsequently receives final approval of the planning commission, but all rights of such purchaser to damages are hereby preserved. The description of such lot or parcel by metes and bounds in any instrument of transfer or other document used in the process of selling or transferring same shall not exempt the person attempting to transfer from penalties provided or deprive the purchaser of any rights or remedies he may otherwise have. Provided, however, any person, or his agent, may agree to sell any lot or parcel of land located within a subdivision by reference to an unapproved or unrecorded plat or by reference to a metes and bounds description of such lot and any such executory contract of sale or option to purchase may be recorded and shall be valid and enforceable so long as the subdivision of land contemplated therein is lawful and the subdivision plat subsequently receives final approval of the planning commission.
City of Stanton Subdivision Regulations Article III
It shall be unlawful for any person, being the owner, agent or person having control of any land in Stanton and/or the unincorporated areas of Powell County up to five miles (by air) from the city limits of Stanton, to subdivide or lay out such land in lots before securing the approval of the Stanton Planning Commission of a plat designating the areas to be subdivided; and no plat of a subdivision of land within Stanton or these portions of Powell County shall be recorded by the County Court Clerk until the plat has been approved by the Planning Commission and the approval entered thereon in writing by the Chairman, secretary or other duly authorized officer of the Planning Commission.