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For the purposes of this article, certain words and phrases used in this article are defined as follows:
When an urban lot split creates two (2) lots where there was previously one lot, the lot with the most frontage on the primary street shall be considered the front lot.
When an urban lot split creates two (2) lots where there was previously one lot, the lot with the least frontage on the primary street shall be considered the rear lot.
REAR LOT FRONT SETBACK:
The distance between the front lot line and closest element of a building or structure on the site area of a rear lot created by an urban lot split. The front lot line of such rear lot may also be the rear lot line of the front lot, and shall be the lot line closest to, and parallel to the primary street.
SENATE BILL 9 OR SB 9:
The state law passed by the California state senate and approved by the Governor on September 16, 2021. The bill amends Government Code section 66452.6 and adds to sections 65852.21 and 66411.7 of Chapter 162, and takes effect on January 1, 2022.
URBAN LOT SPLIT:
A parcel map subdivision of a single family residential parcel as permitted pursuant to SB 9 that creates no more than two (2) parcels of approximately equal lot area. (Ord. 21-O-2853, eff. 12-7-2021; amd. Ord. 22-O-2856, eff. 1-18-2022)