10-1-2: SCOPE:
   A.   No person shall subdivide any tract of land which is located wholly or in part within the corporate limits of the city, except in compliance with this title. No person shall sell or exchange or offer to sell or exchange any parcel of land which is any part of a subdivision of a larger tract of land, nor offer for recording in the office of the county recorder, any deed conveying such parcel of land, or any interest therein, unless such subdivision has been created pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of this title and other local regulations. This title shall not apply to lots legally created prior to the adoption of the ordinance codified herein, unless they are further subdivided after the creation of this title. (Ord., 2-29-1996)
   B.   A "subdivision" is as defined in section 10-1-3 of this chapter. (Ord., 2-29-1996; amd. 2006 Code)
   C.   Building permits will not be issued on parcels which have been created in violation of this title. Furthermore, those improvements which are required to be in place prior to the issuance of building permits must be completed before such issuance.
   D.   Any land divided for any purpose into two (2) or more parts after the adoption of this title shall be subject to the provisions and regulations herein, except for the bona fide divisions for partitions of commercial land for commercial purposes; and industrial land for industrial purposes, as defined herein.
   E.   All lots, plots or tracts of land located within a subdivision shall be subject to this title whether the tract is owned by the subdivider or a subsequent purchaser, transferrer or holder of the land. (Ord., 2-29-1996)