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(a) When the subdivider submits the parcel map to the Director for approval the subdivider shall also provide a parcel map report from a qualified title insurance company. The report shall include a recorded map showing all easements that provide access to the property to be subdivided.
(b) After the Director determines that the boundary and survey procedure is technically correct as shown on the submitted parcel map, the subdivider shall provide the Director with a parcel map guarantee from a qualified title insurance company that includes a legal description of the property that conforms with the parcel map. The parcel map guarantee shall insure that the parties named in the guarantee are the only parties having any record title interest in the land subdivided and that all record easements upon the property are included therein. The easements shall be shown on the parcel map as required by the Director, with concurrence from the Director DPW, for any public street, drainage or other public easements.
(c) Each parcel map submitted to the Director shall bear the following statement to provide information about the title company issuing the guarantee to be affixed to the map:
PARCEL MAP GUARANTEE FOR THIS
ORDER NO. ________.
(d) The Director shall notify the title company furnishing the parcel map guarantee of the date the parcel map will be transmitted to the County Recorder at least 48 hours before the date the Director will transmit the map. In accordance with Government Code section 66465, the subdivider shall have the title company present written evidence to the County Recorder that at the time of the filing of the parcel map with the County Recorder, the information in the original guarantee is correct.
(Added by Ord. No. 6016 (N.S.), effective 5-7-81; amended by Ord. No. 10037 (N.S.), effective 3-26-10; amended by Ord. No. 10529 (N.S.), effective 5-18-18)