Sec. 21-2-2. Definitions.

"Advisory agency" means the planning commission or community development director shall constitute the advisory agency for divisions of real property which require preparation of a map pursuant to this chapter and the Subdivision Map Act.
"Alley" means a public thoroughfare less than thirty feet in width.
"Appeal board" means the city council shall constitute the appeal board for appeals from the decisions of the planning commission acting in its capacity as the advisory agency. The planning commission shall constitute the "appeal board" for divisions of real property which do not require preparation of a final map or a parcel map pursuant to this chapter and the Subdivision Map Act.
"Certificate of compliance" means a certificate recorded by the city which determines that the subdivision of real property complies with the provision of the Subdivision Map Act and the city ordinances enacted pursuant thereto. A recorded parcel or final map shall constitute a certificate of compliance with respect to the parcels of real property described therein.
"City engineer" means the city engineer or the city engineer’s duly authorized representative.
"Community development director" means the community development director or the director’s duly authorized representative.
"Cul-de-sac" means a street which connects to other streets only at one end and has provision for a turnaround at the other end.
"General plan" means the general plan of the city of Woodland as amended from time to time.
"Geologically hazardous area" means a geologically hazardous area is one which may be affected by one or more of the geologic hazards discussed in the general plan.
"Lot" means a parcel of land. The word "lot" shall have the same meaning as the word "parcel" and the two words shall be synonymous.
"Lot area" means the total horizontal net area within the lot lines of a lot or parcel exclusive of streets, highways, roads and alleys.
"Lot depth" means the horizontal distance between the front and rear lot lines measured on the longitudinal center line.
"Lot line adjustment" means any adjustment of boundary lines between four or fewer existing adjoining parcels, where the land taken from one parcel is added to an adjoining parcel, and a greater number of parcels than originally existed is not created.
Lot Line, Front. "Front lot line" means, in the case of an interior lot, a line separating the lot from the public right-of-way. In the case of a corner lot, the owner may choose which street shall be designated as the front of the lot. Once the choice of frontage has been made, it cannot be changed unless all requirements for yard space are satisfied.
Lot Line, Rear. "Rear lot line" means a lot line which is opposite and most distant from the front lot line or, in the case of an irregular lot or triangular shaped lot, a line ten feet in length within the lot, parallel to and at the maximum distance from the front lot line.
"Lot lines" mean the lines bounding a lot or parcel.
"Lot width" means the horizontal distance between the side lot lines, measured at a right angle to the lot depth at a point midway between the front and rear lot lines.
Lot, Corner. "Corner lot" means a lot situated at the intersection of two or more streets having an angle of intersection of not more than one hundred thirty-five degrees.
Lot, Interior. "Interior lot" means a lot other than a corner lot.
Lot, Through. "Through lot" means a lot having frontage on two parallel or approximately parallel streets.
Map, Final. "Final map" means a map prepared by a registered civil engineer or a licensed land surveyor and presented for recording, which conforms to an approved tentative subdivision map, the Subdivision Map Act and this chapter.
Map, Parcel. "Parcel map" means a map prepared and processed in accordance with the Subdivision Map Act and creating four or fewer lots or parcels or four or fewer condominiums as defined in Civil Code Section 783 and for community apartment projects containing four or fewer parcels.
Map, Tentative. "Tentative map" means a map prepared for the purpose of showing the design and improvement of a proposed subdivision and the existing conditions in and around it.
Map, Vesting. "Vesting map" means a tentative map prepared in accordance with Section 66452 of the Subdivision Map Act that confers a vested right to proceed with the development in substantial compliance with the ordinances, policies and standards in effect at the time the application is determined, or deemed, to be complete.
"Merger" means the joining of two or more contiguous parcels of land under common ownership into one parcel.
"Parcel" means all contiguous lands not otherwise legally divided which are under one ownership according to record in the office of the county clerk-recorder.
"Public improvements" means streets, highways, monuments, utilities or any facility, fixture or object installed or constructed in accordance with the city standard specifications for acceptance by the city or other public agencies.
"Registered civil engineer" means a civil engineer registered by the state of California and doing work consistent with the engineer’s authority under the Business and Professions Code and the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. (Bus. & Prof. Code Sections 6700, 8700.)
"Reversion to acreage" means abandonment of a previously recorded subdivision map.
"Street" means a way for vehicular traffic, whether designated as a street, highway, thoroughfare, road, avenue, boulevard, lane, place, court, circle, drive or way, which has been dedicated to public use and accepted by the city, county, or state or laid out or constructed as such by the city, county, or state or made a public street pursuant to law. "Street" shall not include a private road or alley.
"Subdivider" means a person, firm, corporation, partnership or association who proposes to divide, divides or causes to be divided real property into a subdivision for himself or for others except that employees and consultants of such persons or entities, acting in such capacity, are not "subdividers."
"Subdivision" means the division, by any subdivider, of any unit or units of improved or unimproved land, or any portion thereof, shown on the latest equalized county assessment roll as a unit or as contiguous units, for the purpose of sale, lease or financing, whether immediate or future. Property shall be considered as contiguous units, even if it is separated by roads, streets, utility easement or railroad rights-of-way. Subdivision includes a condominium project, as defined in Civil Code Section 1351(f), a community apartment project, as defined in Civil Code Section 1351(d), or the conversion of five or more existing dwelling units to a stock cooperative, as defined in Civil Code Section 1315(m).
"Subdivision improvement agreement" means a contract between the city and the subdivider in a form approved by the city attorney, requiring the subdivider to complete, install or construct improvements as required by the provision of this chapter.
"Subdivision Map Act" means the provisions of Government Code, Title 7, Division 2, Section 66410 et seq. and such amendments and additions thereto as may be made. (Ord. No. 1500, § 3 (part).)