Chapter 16.14


16.14.010    Penalties.

16.14.020    Other remedies.

16.14.010 Penalties.

A. It is unlawful for any person to offer to sell or lease, to contract to sell or lease, or to sell or lease any subdivision or any part thereof, or to make any conveyance of any part of a subdivision by lot or block number, initial or other designation, until a final map of such subdivision, in full compliance with the provisions of this code and the Map Act, has been duly recorded or filed in the office of the county recorder.

B. Any act which is declared by this section, or any other provision of this code, to be unlawful is a misdemeanor, and any person, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding $500.00, or imprisonment in the city or county jail for a period not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 346, 1975).

16.14.020 Other remedies.

A. No provision of this code shall be deemed to bar any legal, equitable, or summary remedy to which the city, or other political subdivision, or any person may otherwise be entitled, and the city, other political subdivision, or any person may file a suit in the superior court to restrain or rejoin any attempted or proposed act which is declared by this code to be unlawful.

B. No building permit shall be issued for the improvement of, or the construction, installation or replacement of any building or structure on, and no use permit shall be granted for the use of, any lot or parcel of land resulting from a subdivision of land contrary to this code.

C. Any deed of conveyance, sale, contract to sell, or lease of property made contrary to the provisions of this code or the Map Act is voidable at the sole option of the grantee, buyer, person contracting to purchase, or lessee, his heirs, personal representative, or trustee in insolvency or bankruptcy within one year after the date of execution of the deed of conveyance, sale or contract of sale, or lease, but the deed of conveyance, sale, or contract to sell, or lease, is binding upon any assignee or transferee of the grantee, buyer or person contracting the purchase, or lessee, other than those above enumerated, and upon the grantor, vendor, or person contracting to sell, or lessor, or his assignee, heir or devisee. (Ord. 346, 1975).