Chapter 17.08


17.08.010    Approval, final.

17.08.020    Approval, tentative.

17.08.023    Binding site plan.

17.08.026    Building setback line.

17.08.027    Building site.

17.08.030    Comprehensive plan.

17.08.040    Dedication.

17.08.046    Repealed.

17.08.047    Repealed.

17.08.050    Short subdivision.

17.08.055    Lot line adjustment.

17.08.060    Official maps.

17.08.070    Planning commission.

17.08.080    Plat.

17.08.090    Proposed plat.

17.08.100    Subdivider.

17.08.110    Plat certificate.

17.08.010 Approval, final.

“Final approval” is the approval given by the city council of the proposed plat, dedication, or portion thereof, that has previously received tentative approval. (Ord. 191 § 2(j), 1967).

17.08.020 Approval, tentative.

“Tentative approval” is preliminary approval given to the owner or agent for the proposed plat and/or dedication by the city council. (Ord. 191 § 2(i), 1967).

17.08.023 Binding site plan.

“Binding site plan” means a scale drawing that: (1) identifies and shows the areas and locations of all streets, roads, improvements, utilities, open spaces, and any other matters in this title; (2) contains inscriptions or attachments setting forth appropriate limitations and conditions for the use of the land as provided in this title; and (3) contains provisions that make any development conform to the site plan. (Ord. 744 § 3, 2004).

17.08.026 Building setback line.

“Building setback line” means a line extending from one side yard lot line to the other, and parallel to the front lot line, of a length sufficient to allow a building site to be placed between the building setback line and the rear yard setback line. This line may be a different line than the front yard setback line. (Ord. 780 § 4, 2006).

17.08.027 Building site.

“Building site” means an area on a buildable lot that contains at least 2,000 square feet of a rectangular shape of not less than 20 feet in the lesser width, and the prescribed width for the building setback line, and is suitable for building a residence. The building site shall contain no sensitive areas and the slope shall not exceed 25 percent. The building site is further described in NPMC 17.40.040. (Ord. 780 § 5, 2006).

17.08.030 Comprehensive plan.

“Comprehensive plan” means the current comprehensive plan or portions of and amendments to as approved by the city council. (Ord. 698 § 1, 2003; Ord. 191 § 2(b), 1967).

17.08.040 Dedication.

“Dedication” is the deliberate appropriation of land by its owner for any general and public uses, reserving to himself no other rights than such as are compatible with the full exercise and enjoyment of the public uses to which the property has been devoted. (Ord. 191 § 2(g), 1967).

17.08.046 Lot, parent.

Repealed by Ord. 774. (Ord. 744 § 3, 2004).

17.08.047 Lot, unit.

Repealed by Ord. 774. (Ord. 744 § 3, 2004).

17.08.050 Short subdivision.

A “short subdivision” is an area of land which has been divided into four or fewer lots. (Ord. 780 § 6, 2006; Ord. 191 § 2(f), 1967).

17.08.055 Lot line adjustment.

“Lot line adjustment” means a revision made for the purpose of adjusting lot lines that does not create any additional lot, tract, parcel, or division; nor create any lot, tract, parcel or division that contains insufficient area and dimension to meet minimum requirements for a building lot pursuant to NPMC Titles 17 and 18. (Ord. 780 § 7, 2006).

17.08.060 Official maps.

“Official maps” are those maps or map, or portions thereof, adopted by the city council as a part of the comprehensive plan. (Ord. 191 § 2(c), 1967).

17.08.070 Planning commission.

The “planning commission” shall be that commission established by the city council. (Ord. 191 § 2(a), 1967).

17.08.080 Plat.

A “plat” is a plan, map or representation of land which has been subdivided into lots or tracts. Where the context refers to an area or tract of land, such term may be used in lieu of “platted land.” (Ord. 191 § 2(e), 1967).

17.08.090 Proposed plat.

A “proposed plat” is a preliminary plan containing the elements and requirements as set forth in Chapter 17.20 NPMC. (Ord. 191 § 2(h), 1967).

17.08.100 Subdivider.

A “subdivider” is any person, association or corporation preparing to make, or having made a subdivision through the device of a plat or otherwise. (Ord. 191 § 2(d), 1967).

17.08.110 Plat certificate.

A “plat certificate” means a nonliability report of a qualified title insurance company providing information, taken from public record, relating to the land to be included within the proposed plat, as follows: tax liens, outstanding assessment liens, restrictive covenants, easements to which the land is servient, names of persons claiming a security or ownership interest in the land. (Ord. 265 § 1, 1973).