Chapter 16.12
MAP FILING PROCEDURES GENERALLY Revised 3/18

Sections:

16.12.010    Reserved. Revised 3/18

16.12.020    Time limits—Extension by mutual consent. Revised 3/18

16.12.030    Fees. Revised 3/18

16.12.040    Time and notice of public hearings held pursuant to this title or Subdivision Map Act. Revised 3/18

16.12.050    Correction and amendment of maps. Revised 3/18

16.12.060    Approval or disapproval of map, depending upon whether imposed conditions have been performed. Revised 3/18

16.12.070    Requirement for provision of future passive or natural heating or cooling opportunities. Revised 3/18

16.12.080    Proposed subdivisions must be consistent with general plan. Revised 3/18

16.12.090    Findings requiring denial of final or tentative maps. Revised 3/18

16.12.100    Mandatory approval of final maps in accord with tentative maps. Revised 3/18

16.12.110    Additional requirements for subdivisions which are also land projects. Revised 3/18

16.12.120    Waste discharge may not violate Regional Water Quality Control Board requirements. Revised 3/18

16.12.130    Rights of appeal from planning commission decisions. Revised 3/18

16.12.010 Reserved. Revised 3/18

(Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 51, 1980)

16.12.020 Time limits—Extension by mutual consent. Revised 3/18

The time limits specified in this title for reporting and acting on maps may be extended by mutual consent of the subdivider and the advisory agency or legislative body required to report or act. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 51.1, 1980)

16.12.030 Fees. Revised 3/18

The city council may establish reasonable fees for the processing of tentative, final, and parcel maps and other procedures contemplated by the Subdivision Map Act by means of resolution. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 51.2, 1980)

16.12.040 Time and notice of public hearings held pursuant to this title or Subdivision Map Act. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66451.3 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 51.3, 1980)

16.12.050 Correction and amendment of maps. Revised 3/18

Government Code Sections 66469 through 66472 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 69, 1980)

16.12.060 Approval or disapproval of map, depending upon whether imposed conditions have been performed. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66473 incorporated by reference. Any person applying for approval of a tentative map and who desires a waiver of the provisions of this section on the grounds that failure of the map is a result of a technical and inadvertent error may, at the time of the consideration of application for final map, request that the city council determine whether the errors are, indeed, technical or inadvertent and do not materially affect the validity of the map. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 73, 1980)

16.12.070 Requirement for provision of future passive or natural heating or cooling opportunities. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66473.1 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 73.1, 1980)

16.12.080 Proposed subdivisions must be consistent with general plan. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66473.5 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 73.5, 1980)

16.12.090 Findings requiring denial of final or tentative maps. Revised 3/18

The planning commission or city council shall deny approval of a final or tentative map if it makes any of the following findings:

A. That the proposed map is not consistent with applicable general and specific plans;

B. That the design or improvement of the proposed subdivision is not consistent with applicable general and specific plans;

C. That the site is not physically suitable for the type of development;

D. That the site is not physically suitable for the proposed density of development;

E. That the design of the subdivision or the proposed improvements is likely to cause substantial environmental damage or substantially and avoidably injure fish or wildlife or their habitat;

F. That the design of the subdivision or the type of improvements will conflict with easements, acquired by the public at large, for access through or use of property within the proposed subdivision. In this connection, the city council may approve a map if it finds that alternate easements for access or for use will be provided, and that these will be substantially equivalent to ones previously acquired by the public. This subsection shall apply only to easements of record or to easements established by judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 74, 1980)

16.12.100 Mandatory approval of final maps in accord with tentative maps. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66474.1 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 74.1, 1980)

16.12.110 Additional requirements for subdivisions which are also land projects. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66474.5 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 74.5, 1980)

16.12.120 Waste discharge may not violate Regional Water Quality Control Board requirements. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66474.6 incorporated by reference. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 74.6, 1980)

16.12.130 Rights of appeal from planning commission decisions. Revised 3/18

Government Code Section 66474.7 incorporated by reference. All planning commission decisions pursuant to this title which are otherwise final are appealable by any interested person to the city council in the manner provided in Chapter 2.52 of this code. (Ord. 1014 § 1 (part), 2017: Ord. 483 § 74.7, 1980)