CHAPTER 21. SUBDIVISIONS.
Article 9. Final Map and Parcel Map.
Sec. 21-9-5. Information to be submitted with parcel and final maps.
The following information shall be submitted with all parcel and final
(1) Improvement plans as required by Article 11 of this
(2) A title report showing the legal owners at the time of
submittal of the parcel or final map.
(3) A guarantee of title, in form
acceptable to the city engineer and city attorney, shall be issued by a
competent title company to and for the benefit and protection of the city and
shall be continued complete up to the instant of recording of the final map,
guaranteeing that the names of all persons whose consent is necessary to pass a
clear title to the land being subdivided, and all public easements being offered
for dedication, and all acknowledgments hereto, appear on the proper
certificates and are correctly shown on the map, both as to consents as to the
making thereof and affidavits of dedication where necessary.
certificate from the county tax collector stating that all taxes due have been
paid or that a tax bond or other adequate form of security assuring payment of
all taxes which are a lien but not yet payable has been filed with the
(5) Whenever land, easements or rights-of-way are to be dedicated
for public use or access or land, easements or rights-of-way are to be granted
to public agencies, all such land, easements, or rights-of-way not dedicated or
granted by the owner’s statement on the final map or parcel map shall be
granted by deeds submitted with the final or parcel map.
evidence of rights-of-entry or permanent easements on or across private property
not within the proposed subdivision as may be necessary to allow performance of
the work necessary to improve the subdivision, to allow for the maintenance of
the subdivision improvements once completed, to allow for permanent public
access to the proposed subdivision, and to allow for and to grant necessary
slope rights shall be submitted with the final map or parcel
(7) Written evidence of such deeds, easements or rights-of-way not
within the proposed subdivision as may be necessary to provide for the
acceptance of stormwaters generated by the proposed subdivision shall be
submitted with the final map or parcel map.
(8) All title, rights and
easements reasonably required to carry out the purposes of this chapter and the
Subdivision Map Act shall be offered for dedication to the city or other
appropriate public agency not later than the time the final map or parcel map is
filed for approval.
(9) Traverse closures for the boundary blocks, lots,
easements, street center lines and monument lines.
(10) Complete hydrologic
and hydraulic calculations of all storm drains and floodflow.
submittal of the final map or parcel map for a common interest development
within the meaning of Civil Code Section 1350 et seq., shall include the
proposed declaration of covenants, conditions and restrictions containing the
provisions described in Civil Code Section 1353, and all other governing
documents for the subdivision as are appropriate pursuant to Section 1363 of the
Civil Code. The submittal of the final map or parcel map for all subdivisions
other than a common interest development shall include any declaration of
covenants, conditions and restrictions proposed in connection therewith. All
documents shall be subject to review and approval by the city engineer and city
(12) In the event sewer, water, drainage, grading, paving or other
required improvements have not been completed prior to the filing of the final
map, an agreement in accordance with the requirements of Article 11 of this
chapter shall be filed for the improvement thereof. The subdivider shall secure
the performance of the agreement in accordance with the requirements of Article
11 of this chapter.
(13) The improvement agreement shall obligate the
subdivider to hold the city and its elected officials, officers, agents,
employees and volunteers harmless from any liability for damages or claims for
damages for personal injury or death which arise from the operations of the
subdivider and/or the subdivider’s subcontractors in connection with the
subdivision. Evidence of insurance as required by the city indicating the amount
of insurance the subdivider or his subcontractors in connection with the
subdivision. A certificate of insurance shall be provided which names the city
as an additional insured. The evidence and certificate of insurance required by
this subsection shall be subject to prior review and approval by the city
engineer and city attorney. (14) Copy of the approved or conditionally approved
tentative map and the final conditions of approval.
(15) The final map or
parcel map shall be accompanied by a statement to be signed by the community
development director, which states that the map substantially complies with the
conditions of approval imposed by the planning commission and/or city council.
(Ord. No. 1500, § 3 (part).)