SUBDIVISION, MERGERS, AND APPORTIONMENT
A subdivision, lot merger, and an apportionment are all types of land development projects that are subject to specific regulations and requirements in the state of New York.
A subdivision refers to the process of dividing a parcel of land into smaller parcels, called “lots,” for the purpose of selling or developing the land. This process typically involves creating a new street or streets, and may also involve the construction of new buildings or other improvements. Subdivision projects in New York are subject to a variety of regulations and requirements, including zoning laws, environmental laws, and building codes.
A lot merger, on the other hand, is the process of combining two or more adjacent lots into a single larger lot. Lot merger projects are also subject to a variety of regulations and requirements, including zoning laws, environmental laws, and building codes.
An apportionment is a process in which a portion of land is designated for a specific use or dedicated to the public by an owner, such as dedicating a portion of land for road right of way, or for public parks. Apportionment projects in New York are subject to a variety of regulations and requirements, including zoning laws, environmental laws, and building codes.
In New York, all these projects require the assistance of a licensed land surveyor who can prepare the necessary plans, maps, and documents, and also comply with all state and local regulations. The surveyor is responsible for the legal and technical aspects of the project, including ensuring that the property boundaries are accurately established, that the land is properly zoned, that all permits and approvals are obtained, and that all other requirements are met.
Overall, these land development projects can be complex and require a lot of work to navigate the various regulations and approvals. It’s best to work with a qualified professional land surveyor with the knowledge and experience to navigate the process and ensure that the project complies with all the necessary requirements.