Subdivision is the act of dividing the land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise develop, usually through a plate. The old piece as a whole was then known in the United States as a subdivision. Subdivisions can be simple, only with a single seller and buyer, or complex, with large areas of land divided into many small parcels.  When used for housing construction, it is generally referred to as a residential subdivision or residential construction, although some developers tend to designate these areas as communities. “Subdivision” refers to the division of land, wing or land into two or more lots, slabs, land or other subdivisions of land for sale or construction, whether direct or in the future. It includes subdivision and, where appropriate to context, relates to the subdivision process or to the subdivided country or territory. :6 A subdivision must not be sold in whole or in part for their resulting pieces to be considered separate parcels. A subdivision plate approved by a local planning commission, once recorded in a fact register, is generally considered to be the parcels that have been identified on the plate itself. The buyer will respect and comply with the subdivision contract and all other agreements relating to public services and municipal services, as well as all statutes concerned by the Land. In the Philippines, subdivisions are subdivided areas into individual dwelling areas. While some subdivisions include exclusive closed communities, others are merely boundaries that designate a particular neighbourhood. Some sub-divisions can provide self-sustaining security or provide basic services such as water and waste management. Most subdivisions are led by member associations residing on the subdivision.
In the Philippines, subdivisions are also called villages. for the sale or development of buildings: any division of land into two or more lands, parcels or parts is of course a subdivision. The intention is to cover all subdivisions of land whose immediate or final objective is to sell or build the land. The inclusion of a definition in the text of the act is to prevent cases where a deceased person shares his property among his children from being divided into the assets of the partners in the event of dissolution or that such cases are included under the control of the planning commission. In the 1920s, the Coolidge administration formed the City Planning Advisory Committee and zoning, which was the first task to support the publication of the Standard State Zoning Enabling Act in 1926, a model that allowed the use of laws by state legislators.  In 1928 followed the publication of the Standard City Planning Enabling Act (SCPEA).  THE SCPEA covered six themes: (1) the organization and competence of the planning commissions responsible for the development and adoption of a master plan; (2) the content of the master plan; (3) the provisions for a street mast plan; (4) provisions for approval of all public improvements by the planning commission; (5) control of the private subdivision of land; and (6) provisions for the creation of regional planning commissions.