No -to split property, an applicant must record a deed conveying the property and describe the part of the property being conveyed in the deed’s legal description. The Recorder's Office forwards all documents transferring the property to the Assessor. The Assessor splits the property according to the description on the recorded document. A minor land division permit is a "planning check" inserted into the process prior to the ultimate land division taking place to ensure zoning compliance. The Minor land division permit grants permission from the Cochise County Development Services to split the land. The MLD, when required, is recorded, along with recorded deeds which create the splits.