Lot Splits & Combinations

Splits
To split a parcel of property in Waterford Township you must file a lot split application at the Assessing Department. Along with the lot split application the applicant shall provide 4 copies of a drawing and legal description of the requested splits prepared by a registered land surveyor or professional engineer to scale (not less than 1 foot equals 100 feet), drawings shall show all existing structures on the parcel which are within 50 feet of the boundary lines of the parcel to be split.

Please note that an assessor may waive the above requirements on simple lot splits.

All taxes must be current on parcels affected by the split or the combination requested.

Approval of Splits

The split needs to be reviewed and approved by 3 departments:

Acreage Parcel Splits

Type Cost
1st Split (2 Resultant Lots)
$50
Additional Resultant Lots (Each)
$25
Recording Fee if Split is Approved
$200

Platted Lot Splits

Type Fee
1st Split (2 Resultant Lots)
$50
Additional Resultant Lots (Each)
$25
Recording Fee if Split is Approved
$200
Combinations
The application for combining parcels is available in the Assessing Department and there is no fee required. All taxes must be paid and all parties who have a legal interest in the property must sign off on the split and combination application.