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.
(3) Parcels 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.
(4) The 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 building code.
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.
(c) Planning 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).)