Plat Act Affidavit


STATE OF ILLINOIS
COUNTY OF CLARK} ss    
DOCUMENT NUMBER_______________

I, (name) ______________________________________________________, being duly sworn on oath, state that I reside at _________________________________________________________

And further states that: (please check appropriate box
A. [ ] That the attached deed is not in violation of 765 ILCS 205/1(a), in that the sale or exchange is of an entire tract of land not being a part of a larger tract of land; or

B. [ ] That the attached deed is not in violation of 765 ILCS 205/1(b) for one of the following reasons: (please circle the appropriate number)

  1. The division or subdivision of land into parcels or tracts of 5 acres or more in size which does not involve any new streets or easements of access;
  2. The division of lots or blocks of less than 1 acre in any recorded subdivision which does not involve any new streets or easements of access;
  3. The sale or exchange of parcels of land between owners of adjoining and contiguous land;
  4. The conveyance of parcels of land or interests therein for use as a right of way for railroads or other public utility facilities and other pipe lines which does not involve any new streets or easements of access;
  5. The conveyance of land owned by a railroad or other public utility which does not involve any new streets or easements of access;
  6. The conveyance of land for highway or other public purposes or grants or conveyances relating to the dedication of land for public use or instruments relating to the vacation of land impressed with a public use;
  7. Conveyances made to correct descriptions in prior conveyances;
  8. The sale or exchange of parcels or tracts of land following the division into no more than 2 parts of a particular parcel or tract of land existing on July 17, 1959, and not involving any new streets or easements of access;
  9. The sale of a single lot of less than 5 acres from a larger tract when a survey is made by an Illinois Registered Land Surveyor; provided, that this exemption shall not apply to the sale of any subsequent lots from the same larger tract of land, as determined by the dimensions and configuration of the larger tract on October 1, 1973, and provided also that this exemption does not invalidate any local requirements applicable to the subdivision of land;

AFFIANT further states that this affidavit is made for the purpose of inducing the RECORDER OF CLARK COUNTY, ILLINOIS to accept the attached deed for recording, and that all local requirements applicable to the subdivision of land are met by the attached deed and the tract described therein.

              SUBSCRIBED and SWORN to before me this _______ day of ___________________, 2004.



 

Signature of Affiant Signature of Notary Public  (Notary Seal)