Final Plat Fees
Subdivision, any sise $250, plus $20 per lot
Multi-family, any sise $250, plus $20 per unit
Mail fee required for notification of property owners within 500’of applicant property. Exact fee to be determined by City,
based on current standard postage rates.
2. Were any changes made subsequent to preliminary plat approval? If yes, describe:
FINAL PLAT PLANNING COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST
* Required attachment can be submitted electronically on the appropriate tabs or mailed separately to: Attn: Planning Dept., City Of Ocean Springs, Post Office Box 1800
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
Checklist to be completed by applicantand verified by City.Attach all documentation, as applicable.
Application fees paid in full.
Mailing fees paid in full (to be assessed by City after application submitted).
Final plat submitted within 2 years of preliminary plat approval.
Final Inspection Approval letter, with list of administrative and construction requirements identified
during final inspection, and verification of their completion and approval by City.
Final plat plans include all required information (see “Final Plat Requirements,” p 3).
Construction As -Built plans, after final inspection approval (3 full size plan sets).
Any variations from preliminary plat have been reviewed and approved by City.
Final notarized covenants with effective date, if applicable (bylaws to govern the maintenance of
subdivision entrance structures and other common areas such as monuments, pillars, fences, walls, plantings, statuary or other permanent features)
There are no outstanding City of Ocean Springs property taxes or special assessments on the original parcel(s).
Proposed subdivision abides by laws protecting wetlands and other water bodies.
Final letters of approval for water and sewer systems havebeen received from DOH and DEQ and are included in this application.
Permanent erosion & sediment controls and stormwater detention facilities are constructed and shown on as builts. Stormwater permit, NOI and SWPPP
are on file with City (and MDEQ if land disturbance is greater than 5 acres).
If City will need to install signs or traffic devices (per MUTCD), developer has deposited funds with
the City to cover costs of material, labor and equipment associated with these installations within the subdivision.
Conveyance to City of school bus loading area and a maintenance area surrounding the bus stop.
If City has deemed it necessary, developer has had engineering and traffic investigation report completed for establishing speed limits within subdivision.
Certification showing applicant is the landowner and that all prior easement rights to any person,
utility or corporation have been absolved on the parcels to be dedicated to public use. The person,
utility or corporation shall retain whatever rights they would have as if located on a public street. Recording data for all prior easements shall be included.
Certificate of accuracy by developer’s engineer, registered to practice in the State of Mississippi.
Certificate of dedication of all public streets, highways, water, sanitary sewer, stormwater sewer, and other public utilities,
rights-of-way, easements or parcels for public parks or other public use to the City of Ocean Springs, MS, executed by the owners and all other parties who have a
mortgage or lien interest in the property.
Certificate by registered land surveyor of State of Mississippi to the effect that the plat represents an
accurate survey and that all dimensions and other data are correct.
Warranty of infrastructure: Warranty of proper engineering, installation,materials and construction
of all improvements on all property to be owned by the City for a period of 3 years or until such time that 85% of the lots in the subdivision have received
certificate of occupancy for the dwelling units constructed, with a minimum warranty of 2 years? (to have been submitted prior to final inspection).
Security instrument of $700 per lot for up to 3 years(to have been submitted prior to final inspection)has been submitted.
Affidavit of Ownership (if different from County records)and notarized signature (see below)
If corporate ownership, attach a list of all directors, officers, stockholders of each corporation owning
more than 5% of any class of stock.
Final Plat Requirements- Information for Applicant; the following items to be included in plans
Final plat to include all details from preliminary plat
Date, north arrow, scale and name of subdivision
Parcel ID number(s), lot numbers and numerical addresses shown on as builts
Name and address of owner(s)
Names and addresses of all abutting property owners, as shown on tax records
Dimensions accurate to nearest 1/10 of a foot and angles to nearest minute
Finish floor elevation of each lot
Bearing and length of every street line, lot line boundary line and building setback lines
Names and lines of all proposed streets and alleys to be dedicated to public use
Tract boundary lines, all right-of-way lines of streets, easements, or other areas, as well as property lines of lots and other sites
Easements, reservations and any areas to be dedicated to public to be noted with dimensions, purpose and limitations
-Location, material, and description of monuments and markers with complete description of benchmarks,including location, type of mark, elevation and state plane coordinates
FEMA flood zone designations, base flood elevations and any areas within proposed subdivision subject to inundation by stormwater; plans to show proposal to eliminate ponding
Stormwater detention and erosion & sediment control facilities
Natural water bodies and wetlands (delineated)
Name, signature and seal of licensed engineer, placed on face of final plat and properly certified
Plats to be certified by developer’s engineer (registered MS PE), with this statement, on the final plat face
The plans of said subdivision and the construction of all improvements therein, which are or may
become the property of the City of Ocean Springs, have been designed and constructed in accordance
with the subdivision regulations of the City of Ocean Springs and all other laws, rules, ordinances,
regulations, and they meet or exceed all accepted engineering standards.”
If a private development, plat must state:
The infrastructure and streets have not been dedicated to the public for public use nor have they
been accepted by the City of Ocean Springs as public improvements, and the infrastructure and
streets shall be maintained by the required
property owners’ association within the subdivision,
and the streets shall always be open to emergency vehicles, public and private utility maintenance
and service personnel, and the U.S. Postal Service and governmental employees in pursuit of the
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.
NO CONSTRUCTION PERMITS ALLOWED BEFORE FINAL PLAT APPROVAL.
After Final Plat is approved, the following must occur:
Building permits can be issued by City Building Department.
Developer to submit Final Plat for recording with Jackson County within 60 days of plat approval by City.
Obtain all required plan signatures prior to submittal of plans.
Within 30 days of final plat approval, developer to submit 5 signedcopies of the approved Final Plat to 5 Planning De
partment (1 mylar, 1 linen, 2 full sizeminimum 24lb paper, 1 PDF file). Distribution: 1 mylar/1 paper/PDF file for City, 1 linen for County,
1 paper for developer
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.