Brookings Subdivision Ordinance

The Subdivision Ordinance regulates and controls the division of land within the City of Brookings. The Subdivision Ordinance provides regulations concerning the design, improvement and survey data of subdivisions, the form and content of all required maps and the procedure to be followed in securing the official approval of the City regarding the subdivision of land. To accomplish this purpose, the regulations contained in the Subdivision Ordinance are determined to be necessary to:

  • Coordinate the street network
  • Efficiently distribute population and traffic
  • Manage storm drainage and flood control
  • Prevent haphazard and premature land subdivision
  • Promote harmonious development and conform with the Comprehensive Plan (PDF)
  • Provide adequate open space
  • Provide water and sanitation facilities

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