Tax Map Designation:
LOT SPLIT/ LOT RECONFIGURATION COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST
Application complete and submitted.
Vicinity map submitted, identifying lot(s) relationship to nearby parcels, roadways orother landmarks.
Survey submitted, including all required information (see survey requirements, p 3).
Evidence of ownership submitted (tax statement, deed, etc.).
If corporate ownership, attach a list of all directors, officers, stockholders of each corporation owning more than 5% of any class of stock.
Affidavit of Ownership and notarized signature submitted (see attached.)
Adequate legal and physical access to all proposed lots is provided (no “land locked” parcels).
All proposed lots in conformance with lot setback requirements of zoning ordinance.
All proposed lots in conformance with lot width requirements of zoning ordinance.
All proposed lots in conformance with lot area requirements of zoning ordinance.
Neither nonconforming lots nor non-buildable lots are formed as result of proposed split/reconfiguration.
Proposed lot split/reconfiguration does not impair existing access, easements or public improvements.
There are no outstanding City of Ocean Springs property taxes or special assessments on the original parcel(s). (also stated in Affidavit)
The lot split/reconfiguration will not result in significant increases in service requirements (utilities, traffic control, streets, etc.),
nor will it interfere with maintainingexisting service level (i.e. no additional curb cuts, repaving, etc.).
No lot included in this request has been previously split or reconfigured.
Lot reconfiguration will provide for development conformable with existing
development and City’s Comprehensive Plan.
Survey Requirements for Lot Split/Lot Reconfiguration
Information for Applicant, Items MUST be included in submittal:
Date, north arrow and scale
Parcel ID number(s)
Existing and proposed lot lines, lot widths, lot areas, and any other lot dimensions
Existing driveway(s), roads and road easements/rights-of-way
Existing utilities, including any septic tanks or other private utilities
All existing structures
Setbacks from existing structures to existing and proposed property lines
Location of any existing structures on the lots, with nature, location and dimensions
Any existing and proposed utility or road easements
Once the application is received (with all attachments) and fee is paid, the City will review the package and schedule
the request on the next month’s Planning Commission agenda. The Planning Commission will make a
recommendation to the Board of Alderman, which will approve or reject the request. Applicants are encouraged to
attend both the Planning Commission and Board of Aldermen meetings to respond to questions. The Planning
Commission meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm and the Board of Aldermen meets the 1st and 3rd
Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Applicants will be notified when their request will be considered. All meetings
occur in the City Hall Board room at 1018 Porter Avenue.
When the approved lot split or lot reconfiguration results in a new deed, the property owner or agent shall record
lot split/reconfiguration survey and deed in the Land Records Office (Chancery Clerk) of Jackson County, MS.
Affidavit of Ownership
Attached hereto is an affidavit of ownership indicating the dates the respective holdings of land were acquired,
together with the book and page of each conveyance into the present owner as recorded in the County Records of
Deeds (Chancery Clerk) office. This affidavit shall indicate the legal ownership of the property, the contract
owner of the property, and the date the contract of sale was executed.
I further acknowledge that the information provided herein is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.