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Learn the framework of municipal subdivision regulation, a basic building block in city land use and development plans. Find guidance on subdivision ordinance drafting, adoption, administration and enforcement. Includes discussion of development agreements, platting, 60-day rule and 120-day rule plus shoreland management. It addresses city costs, interim ordinances (moratoriums), variances, and park dedication.