plat book

Definition

A public record of maps of subdivided land, showing the division of the land into blocks, lots, and parcels, and indicating the dimensions of individual parcels.

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The Monroe County Extension Office sold a plat book each day to farmers who needed to see the exact layout of the county.

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The home building company had to carefully review the plat book of the new subdivision in order to ensure that the lots to be built were of the proper sizes and dimensions.

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He found one of his first jobs extremely interesting. He worked for the state and would have to review their plat book to see if anything needed to be changed or updated.

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