Division III. Short Plats

Chapter 19.22


19.22.010    Applicability of provisions.

19.22.020    Redivision of platted lots.

19.22.030    Placing lots or parcels on assessment rolls.

19.22.040    Administrative authority.

19.22.010 Applicability of provisions.

Every division of land for the purpose of sale, lease or transfer into nine or fewer lots, parcels or tracts within the city shall proceed in compliance with Chapter 19.22 and 19.24 of this title subject to director approval. (Ord. 98-42 § 1(part), 1998: Ord. 94-11 § 1(part), 1994).

19.22.020 Redivision of platted lots.

As provided in RCW 58.17.060, a parcel of land in a short plat shall not be further divided by short platting for a period of five years; except that when the short plat contains fewer than nine lots, nothing in this section shall prevent the filing of an alteration within a five-year period to create up to a total of nine lots, within the original short plat boundaries. Any further divisions within such five-year period must be processed as a “subdivision” under the provisions of Chapters 19.14 and 19.18 of this title. (Ord. 98-42 § 1(part), 1998: Ord. 94-11 § 1(part), 1994).

19.22.030 Placing lots or parcels on assessment rolls.

No lot or parcel of land subject to the provisions of this chapter shall be placed on the county assessor’s tax rolls until an approved short plat has been filed for record with the county auditor. (Ord. 98-42 § 1(part), 1998: Ord. 94-11 § 1(part), 1994).

19.22.040 Administrative authority.

The director or his designee is responsible for processing and approving proposed short plats. Appeal of the director’s determination is provided in Section 19.02.065 of this title. (Ord. 98-42 § 1(part), 1998: Ord. 94-11 § 1(part), 1994).