Chapter 17.06


17.06.010    Purpose.

17.06.020    Scope.

17.06.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this title is to regulate the subdivision of land and to further the health, safety and general welfare by:

A.    Providing for the platting, subdivision, dedication and recording of land;

B.    Providing for safe and adequate access;

C.    Providing for safe and adequate streets, utilities, parks, recreation facilities, schools and other public facilities;

D.    Providing for minimum levels of light, air and open space;

E.    Implementing the provisions and intent of the comprehensive plan and of the zoning code;

F.    Requiring uniform monumentation and description of subdivided land and conveyancing by accurate legal description;

G.    Providing for binding site plans on land so regulated;

H.    Providing expeditious procedures for short subdivision and lot line adjustments;

I.    Providing for the housing and commercial land needs of the city. (Ord. 1524 § 2 (part), 1991).

17.06.020 Scope.

No land shall be divided for the purposes of sale, lease or development, and no land so divided shall be sold, conveyed, transferred, leased or offered for sale or lease until the owner of the land has fully complied with the provisions of this title and the provisions of Title 18 of this code, except:

A.    Land used for cemeteries or other burial plots;

B.    Land divided by testamentary provisions or by the law of descent and distribution;

C.    Land divided for the purpose of adjusting boundary lines when such division does not create:

1.    Any additional lot, tract, parcel, site or division;

2.    Any lot, tract, parcel, site or division containing insufficient area or dimensions to qualify as a building site;

D.    Lands classified for commercial or industrial use or for lease for mobile homes or travel trailers when such lands are subject to the conditions of a recorded binding site plan. (Ord. 1524 § 2 (part), 1991).