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(1) The department shall examine the final subdivision application for adequacy of any required road improvements and right-of-way dedications, the mathematical closure of all lots and boundaries, and any other conditions required for compliance with the provisions of county code and conditions of preliminary approval. The applicant shall provide computation records for the lots and boundaries. The department may require additional information from an applicant where necessary to review the final subdivision application.

(2) The department shall coordinate the final subdivision review process among the appropriate county departments and other agencies.

(3) The final subdivision shall be approved or disapproved by the department. The department shall base its decision on the following:

(a) The recommendations of the Snohomish Health District and any purveyors with jurisdiction as to the adequacy of the sewage disposal and potable water supply;

(b) The recommendation of the provider with jurisdiction as to the adequacy of electrical availability;

(c) The recommendation of the department of public works;

(d) The recommendation of the fire marshal;

(e) The recommendations of other relevant federal, state, and local agencies;

(f) The requirements of state law, the county code, and all other applicable codes;

(g) The submittal of a certificate of title prepared by a title insurance company no more than 30 days prior to submittal of the final subdivision which must show the names of all persons, firms, or corporations whose consent is necessary to dedicate land for public usage, as well as any easements or other encumbrances to the land proposed for subdivision;

(h) Any evidence of ownership interests not shown on title; and

(i) Compliance with all conditions imposed in the granting of the preliminary subdivision.

(4) Upon finding that the final subdivision has been completed in accordance with the county code, that the plat is in proper form for recording as established by the submittal requirements, that all required improvements have been completed or the arrangements or contracts have been entered into to guarantee that such required improvements will be completed, that all conditions of the preliminary subdivision approval and requirements of state law and county code have been met, and that the interests of the county are fully protected, the department shall obtain the necessary signatures on the final plat and the director shall sign the final plat, accepting such dedications and easements as may be included thereon, for final approval. (Added by Amended Ord. 02-064, Dec. 9, 2002, Eff date Feb. 1, 2003; Amended by Amended Ord. 03-047, June 4, 2003, Eff date June 20, 2003; Amended by Ord. 06-093, Nov. 8, 2006, Eff date Nov. 26, 2006; Amended by Amended Ord. 17-045, July 26, 2017, Eff date July 23, 2017; Amended by Ord. 22-020, June 1, 2022, Eff date June 12, 2022).