Minor Land Divisions

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Minor Land Division Ordinance Ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors 6/26/2018 - Effective July 26th, 2018

PLEASE NOTE:  None of the following Planning & Zoning or Assessor's processes convey title or change of ownership.  New deeds must be prepared by the property owner, the recorded in the Navajo County Recorders office to complete the transfer of a split piece of property.  When completing splits in incorporated Towns or Cities, please check with the relevant jurisdiction for requirements. 

1.  If applying for a split where all resulting parcels will be at least 10 acres or greater in size, the Minor Land Division process IS NOT necessary.  If completing a split where all parcels will be at least 10 acres in size, use the following form: Assessor's Split Form

2.  If applying for a split where one or more of the resulting parcels will be less than 10 acres in size, the Minor Land Division process IS necessary. 

     a.  If applying for a split within the unincorporated portion of Navajo County where 1 or more of the resulting parcels will be less than 10 acres, use the following form: Minor Land Division (County)

     b.  Navajo County Planning and Zoning does not review Minor Land Divisions within municipalities.  If applying for a split within an incorporated Town or City, please check with the Town or City to see what their jurisdiction requires for approval.  The Navajo County Assessor's Office will require that you fill out their Assessor's Split Formin addition to municipal paperwork, in order for their Office to assign new parcel numbers.  If you have questions regarding this form, please contact the Assessor's Office at 928-524-4086.

3.  If applying for the split of a parcel that will then be immediately combined with adjacent parcels, the Minor Land Division process IS NOT necessary.  If completing the split of one parcel to be combined with adjacent parcels, complete both of the following forms:  Assessor's Split Form  and Assessor's Combination Form

4. If applying solely for a combination of two or more parcels, the Minor Land Division process IS NOT necessary.  Use the following form: Assessor's Combination Form

5.  A lot line adjustment is considered if the area being added or removed from a lot or parcel is less than 0.25 acre or 10,890 sq.ft.  If applying for a lot line adjustment, the Minor Land Division IS NOT necessary.  Please check with the Assessor's Office to make sure the configuration qualifies as a lot line adjustment.  If cleared, use the following form:  Assessor's Split Form

MLD forms and fees are submitted to Planning & Zoning.  Assessor forms and fees are submitted directly to the Assessor.  

Recordation fees for surveys are $24 for first sheet and $20 for each sheet after.  Separate check to be submitted for survey recordation fee from Assessor or MLD fee.