21.20.010   Generally.
   The provisions of this chapter shall govern the design of all subdivisions. The provisions of this chapter shall be incorporated in any subdivision approval unless the city council, or director of planning in the case of a preliminary parcel map, finds that due to the particular circumstances these design criteria are not necessary or that alternative designs are preferable; provided, that any modifications to the lot size, dimensions, location or configuration standards shall only be made upon request for and approval of exceptions to said standards, except when each nonconforming lot to be created contains a residence with recorded preservation covenants, where no request for nor approval of exceptions to said standards shall be required. Design of all subdivisions shall include such facilities for the handicapped as may be required by federal, state or local law.
(Ord. 5051 § 7, 2009: Ord. 3157 § 1 (part), 1979)