Sec. 23-17. Sale of land from unapproved plats.
Any person whether as owner, proprietor, or as the agent, attorney or representative of any owner or proprietor of land, who shall plat or subdivide any tract of land within the corporate limits, or within two (2) miles thereof, or who shall sell, transfer, deed or convey, contract or agree to sell, transfer, or offer for sale any lot or piece of ground in any addition or subdivision within the corporate limits, or within two (2) miles thereof, without having first obtained the acceptance and approval of the plat or map thereof by the planning commission and by the mayor and council shall be deemed to be guilty of an offense and punishable under the general penalty section of this Code. The offering for sale, contracting to sell or selling of each lot or piece of ground, shall be taken and deemed a separate and distinct offense.
Source: Code 1962, § 11-24-9; Ord. No. 2874, § 3, 6-2-80; Ord. No. 3088, § 25, 9-7-82
Cross reference--General penalty, § 1-16.