Chapter 17.04


17.04.010    Purpose and construction of provisions.

17.04.020    Applicability of provisions.

17.04.030    Non-merger of certain contiguous parcels.

17.04.010 Purpose and construction of provisions.

A. The purpose of Title 17 of this code is to regulate and control the design and improvement of subdivisions and to insure their compliance with applicable policies and regulations of the City of San Carlos. The regulations contained herein are intended to implement and supplement the Subdivision Map Act of the State of California as it now exists or as it may be hereafter amended. Except as otherwise provided herein, all provisions, requirements, and procedures set forth in the Subdivision Map Act shall be followed and satisfied. Failure to expressly reference or incorporate those provisions, requirements and procedures herein shall not be deemed a waiver thereof.

B. In their interpretation and application, the provisions of this title shall be held to be the minimum requirements adopted for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare. (Ord. 879 § 1 Ex. A (part), 1981)

17.04.020 Applicability of provisions.

Title 17 of this code shall not apply to, affect or modify any subdivision, or lot forming a part of a subdivision, lawfully created and recorded prior to the effective date of the ordinance codified in this title, or to any approval or conditions of approval of any tentative map or tentative parcel map approved more than forty-five days prior to said effective date, except as to any further division or consolidation thereof, or any further discretionary approvals requested for such subdivision or lot pursuant to the provisions of this title. (Ord. 879 § 1 Ex. A (part), 1981)

17.04.030 Non-merger of certain contiguous parcels.

The City deems any and all parcels or units of land which were specifically merged by the Subdivision Map Act, Section 66424.2, in effect between January 1, 1977 and July 6, 1977, to be unmerged and separate parcels. (Ord. 879 § 1 Ex. A (part), 1981)