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(a) Within twenty days after receipt of a final or parcel map submitted, along with accompanying data and documents, which map shall have all certificates other than city approvals fully executed, the city engineer shall examine the map and accompanying materials to determine whether the final or parcel map is substantially the same as the approved or conditionally approved tentative or preliminary parcel map; whether all provisions of the Subdivision Map Act, this title and any other provisions of law applicable at the time of the approval of the tentative or preliminary parcel map have been met; whether all applicable provisions of law governing the approval of final and parcel maps have been met; whether the final or parcel map is technically correct; and whether all conditions of approval have been met. The director of planning shall also review the submitted map and accompanying materials to determine whether all conditions of approval have been met. In the event either the city engineer or the director of planning shall determine that any noncompliance exists, they shall advise the subdivider of that noncompliance and the subdivider shall be afforded an opportunity to correct the map or fulfill any remaining conditions. The time for review by the city engineer and director of planning shall be automatically extended during any period during which the subdivider is attempting to correct the map or fulfill any such conditions. Unless the subdivider informs the city engineer that a determination of approval or disapproval without further modification of the map or fulfillment of conditions is desired, it shall be presumed that the subdivider is attempting to correct those defects of which notice was given.
Upon finally determining whether the map and accompanying materials comply with the aforementioned standards, the city engineer shall either execute the city engineer's certificate on the map or shall render written findings as to any noncompliance or failure to fulfill conditions which prevent the execution of the certificate.
(b) In the case of a parcel map, the city engineer shall forward the map, either certified by the city engineer or with a statement indicating the reasons such certification cannot be issued, to the director of planning. Based upon the report of the city engineer and upon the findings of the review by the director of planning, within fifteen days after receipt of the map from the city engineer, the director of planning shall make those determinations set forth in subsection (a) and shall either approve or disapprove the parcel map. In the event of approval, the director of planning shall cause the map, along with any appropriate documents, to be recorded in the office of the county recorder. In the event of disapproval, written notice of the reasons therefor shall be given to the subdivider.
(c) In the case of a final map, the director of planning shall file the map, either certified by the city engineer and director of planning, or with a statement indicating the reasons such certification cannot be issued, along with a recommendation of approval or disapproval, to the city clerk for submittal to the city council. For the purpose of this section, said certification may be either upon the map or by report to the city council, with actual certification to be performed after approval by the city council. Upon filing of such map, the city clerk shall place the item upon the agenda of the city council for action in compliance with the provisions of the Subdivision Map Act and for acceptance or rejection of any offers of dedication.
(Ord. 3157 § 1 (part), 1979)