CHAPTER 21. SUBDIVISIONS.
Article 18. Lot Line Adjustments.
Sec. 21-18-3. Action on lot line adjustments.
(a) Community Development Director Action. The community development
director shall approve, conditionally approve or disapprove applications for lot
line adjustments subject to the following findings:
(1) The proposed
adjustment will not adversely affect the use of property in the vicinity or
conflict with covenants, restrictions or improvements required by a subdivision
of which the subject parcels may be a part.
(2) All parcels of land affected
thereby after the adjustment shall meet minimum zoning area requirements
applicable to the parcels unless said affected parcels in their original
condition did not meet said minimum area zoning requirements.
affected by the lot line adjustment will remain in such a size, shape and
configuration as to be consistent with good land use practice in that they shall
be consistent with zoning ordinance and building code requirements.
lot line adjustment does not require a record of survey pursuant to Section 8762
of the Business and Professions Code.
(5) The lot line adjustment conforms
to the general plan, any applicable specific plan, the zoning ordinance and the
At the discretion of the community development director,
final action on a lot line adjustment application may be taken by the planning
commission after a public hearing.
(b) Notice Requirements. If the community
development director transfers the lot line adjustment application to the
planning commission, notice shall be given of the public hearing on a lot line
adjustment application before the planning commission not less than ten days
before the date of hearing in the following manner:
(1) By publication in a
newspaper of general circulation in the city of Woodland;
(2) By mailing
said notice to the owners of real property within three hundred feet of the
property that is the subject of the application;
(3) By mailing or
delivering said notice to the applicant and property owner or the owner’s
duly authorized agent; and
(4) By mailing or delivering said notice to each
local agency expected to provide water, sewage, streets, roads, schools or other
essential facilities or services to the property and whose ability to provide
those facilities or services may be significantly affected.
Commission Action. If the community development director transfers the lot line
adjustment application to the planning commission, the commission shall hold a
public hearing and, upon the conclusion thereof, approve, conditionally approve
or disapprove the application based on the above findings within the time limits
prescribed by the Permit Streamlining Act.
(d) Recording. Following approval
or conditional approval, the lot line adjustment shall be reflected in a deed
which shall be recorded. The applicant is required to provide the community
development director with a copy of the recorded deed. The provisions of Section
66412(d) of the Subdivision Map Act shall prevail in all cases. (Ord. No. 1500,
§ 3 (part).)