Create a New Parcel

CERTIFIED SURVEY MAP (CSM)  A special type of survey map used to create one to four new parcels of land. A CSM is required by and subject to municipal subdivision and zoning ordinances along with review and approval by the City/Village, County or both, depending on the location of the property. Once approved, CSMs are recorded in the Register of Deeds Office. The legal description for the new parcel simply refers to the Lot of the recorded CSM.

SUBDIVISION PLAT  A special type of survey map used to create four or more new parcels under 1.5 acres of land. A Subdivision Plat is required by and subject to municipal subdivision and zoning ordinances along with review and approval by the State Department of Administration, and the City/Village, County or both, depending on the location of the property. Once approved, a Subdivision Plat is recorded in the Register of Deeds Office. The legal description for the new parcels simply refers to the individual Lot of the recorded Plat.

Create a New Parcel

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