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(a) This Code supplements SMA, prescribing rules, regulations and procedures authorized therein.
(b) The necessity for Tentative Maps, Final Maps and Parcel Maps shall be governed by this Section and SMA.
(c) For subdivisions creating five or more parcels or units, a Tentative Map and a Final Map shall be required pursuant to this Code and SMA.
(1) A Tentative Map and a Final Map shall be required for all such subdivisions except those coming within the exceptions set forth in Section 66426 of SMA.
(2) A Tentative Map and a Parcel Map shall be required for all subdivisions coming within the exceptions set forth in Section 66426 of SMA.
(d) For subdivisions creating fewer than five parcels or units, no Tentative Map shall be required except as provided in Section 1633.1(a) for Vesting Tentative Maps and except where the Director deems a Tentative Map would be appropriate and the applicable City Regulations for the subject property would permit development at a density such that the subject property, or any portion thereof, may be resubdivided in a manner which would ultimately permit five or more parcels on the subject property. In all other subdivisions creating fewer than five parcels or units, a Parcel Map containing the information specified by Section 1659 of this Code and SMA shall be required. Said Parcel Map shall be filed with the Director and recorded according to the procedure set forth in Sections 1660 through 1664 of this Code.
(e) No Tentative Map, Final Map or Parcel Map shall be required for those specific types of subdivisions exempted by Sections 66412 and 66428 of SMA; provided, however, that with respect to subdivisions described in Subsection (h) of Section 66412 of the SMA, certification pursuant to the provisions of Section 1397 must be obtained.
(f) The Director may waive the requirement of a Parcel Map for any improved or unimproved land shown on the latest equalized County assessment roll as contiguous units or parcels where the units or parcels have been subdivided legally and comply with the requirements as to lot width and area, improvement and design, floodwater drainage control, appropriate improved public roads, sanitary disposal facilities, water supply availability and environmental protection.
(g) Nothing herein shall preclude the approval and filing of Subdivision Maps for purposes of financing and conveyancing only as provided in Section 1612.1 herein.
(Added by Ord. 304-04, File No. 041544, App. 12/24/2004; Ord. 209-10, File No. 100661, App. 8/3/2010)