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Ordinance 654 (Tentative Maps Approval)i CHARTER O'tDINANCE NO. AN ORDI1?ANCE AMENDING CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 546, THE SUBllItiTSION OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL, �UkRIN COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, BY ADDING SUBSECTION l.i.l, RELATIP:G TO THE PURPOSE, OF SAID ORDINcANCE; BY PIAENDING SUBSECTION 2.3 DEFINING ''SUBDIVIDER"; BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 2.4 DEFINING A SUBDIVISION; BY AMENDING AND ADDING TO SECTION III AS IT RELATES TO THE PRO- CEDURE FOR THE FILING AND APPROVAL OF TENTATIVE MAP OF A SUBDIVISION OF FOUR OR LESS LOTS; BY ADDING SUBSECTION 3.23.08 REQUIRING AN AREA PLAN TO ACCOP P1 ',ICY A TENTATIVE MAP- BY ADDING SUBSECTION 6.22.1 RELA'C T Ne -I TO THE IIL1PROv&!EEY7T OF UNIMPROVED STREETS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND BY ADDTNG SUBSECTION 6.31 REQUIRING INSTALLATION OF STREET SIGNS. T=ie City Council of the City of San Rafael do ordain as follows: SECTION I: Subsection 1.1.1 is hereby added to Section i of Charter Ordinance No. 546, to read: 1.1.1 This ordinance is also enacted to pro- vide for the division or subdivision of any parcel of land in the City of San Rafael into two, three or four parcels of land. 'SECTION IT: Subsection 2.3 of Section II of Charter Ordinance No. 546 is hereby amended to read: 2.3 "Subdivider" shall mean any individual, .F=irm, association, syndicate, co -partnership, corporation, trust or any legal entity com- mcncinS proceedings under this Ordinance to e -L a subdivision of land hereunder for himself or for another, or who divides or subdivides, or who causes,to be divided or subdivided, any parcel of land in the City of Sail. Rafael for himselL or for another. While used herein in masculine gender and singular number the term "subdivider" shall be deemed to mean and include the feminine or neuter gender and the plural number wtien- ever required. SECTION III: Subsection 2.4 of Charter Ordinance No. 5416 is hereby amended to read: "Subdivision" shall mean any land, or Portion thereof , shown on the last preceding ta_-, roll as a unit, or as contiguous units, which is divided for the purpose of transfer of owner- ship, sale, lease, or any other purpose, whether- i m-iediate or future, by any subdivider." HAROLD JOS. HALEY CITY ATTORNEY OF SAN RAFAEL ALBERT BUILDING 1010 B STREET SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. TELEPHONES. R. 6400 SECTION IV: Subsections 3.11.01 and 3.11.03 of Section III of Charter Ordinance No. 5_'E6 are amended to read: 3.11.01 Four (4) copies of the tentative :nap of the proposed subdivision of any sand into (4) or less lots shall be filed with the Sub- division Committee, and a filing fee of FIVE (5) DOLLARS shall be paid therewith. 3.11.03 The Subdivision Committee shall determine whether the proposed subdivision is in conformity with law and this ordinance. If the Subdivision Committee determines that the purposes of this ordinance can be accomplished without the filing of a final map of the sub- division, the Subdivision Comittee may, by an endorsement on the tentative map to that effect, relieve the subdivider frora the requirement of filing a final map of the subdivision. Approval of the tentative nap shall be by vote of any two members of the Subdivision Committee and shal.i be noted by endorsement O.n tine tentative map. One copy of the approved tentative map shall be retained in the files of Planning Commisssion. In all cases where a new public street, or an extension of an existing public street, is involved, a final map shall be filed. SECTION V: Subsection 3."11.05 is hereby added to sub- division 3.11 of Section III of Charter Ordinance No. 5461 to read: 113.11.05 If the Planning Commission, upon application of the subdivider, shall find the facts set forth in subsections 7.11.01 - 7.11.032 inclusive, of Section VII of this ordinance, it may approve access to the lots in the sub- division over a private right of way; provided, however, the subdivider shall first file with said Planning Commission, for approval by it and the City Engineer, a development plan showing alignment, width, grade, and material specifications of any proposed private right of way, the topography and means of access to each lot, and the drainage of the subdivisiong and construction of such proposed private right of way, as approved by the City Engineer, shall be completed prior to completion of any.building on any lot in the subdivision. SECTION VI: Subsection 3.25.08 is hereby added to sub- division 3.25 of Section III of Charter Ordinance No. 546, to read: 3.25.08 An area plan at a scale of one inch (1) equals three hundred feet (300), or larger, snowing proposed streets, subdivision boundaries, existing streets and property lines, in the HAROLD JOS. HALEY CITY ATTORNEY OF SAN RAFAEL ALBERT BUILDING 1010 B STREET 2. SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. TELEPHONES. R. 6400 vicinity, which affect, or may be affected by, the proposed subdivision. SECTION VII: Subsections 6.22.1 and 6.31 are hereby added to subdivision 6.2 of Section VI of Charter Ordinance No. 546 to read: 6.22.1 Whenever a proposed subdivision, or a proposed additional unit of an existing sub- division, or any part thereof, does, or will, front on a public street which has not been improved to the standards required by this ordinance, the subdivider shall, at his own expense and to the standards -required by this ordinance, improve to its full width, or such part less than its full width as the Punning, Commission shall determine, the portion of said street upon which such front- age does, or will exist, if the Planning Commission, from a consideration of such pro- posed subdivision, or such additional units, tine present and future development of the general area, present and potential popu- lation factors affecting such subdivision or additional unit and the neighborhood generally, increased traffic, safety and other needs of the proposed subdivision or additional unit, and the welfare of the in- habitants thereof and in the general neighbor- hood, finds that such improvement of said portion of such street, in accordance here- with, as a condition precedent to the ap- proval of any map required by this ordinance of such subdivision, or additional unit, is reasonably required for the protection of the public health, safety and general welfare. 6.31 Street signs shall be installed at all intersections when and as required and approved by the City Engineer. SECTION VIII: This Ordinance shall be published once in full before its final passage in the INDEPENDENT -JOURNAL, a daily newspaper of general circulation, printed, published and circulated in the City of San Rafael, and shall be in full force and effect thirty (30) days after its final passage. E. W. CULVER, Mayor (Seal) ATTEST:_-—) L The above and foregoifig Charter Ordinance No. -`7 was read HAROLD JOS. HALEY CITY ATTORNEY OF SAN RAFAEL ALBERT BUILDING 3. 1010 B STREET SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. TELEPHONES. R. 6400 and introduced at a Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael, held on Minday, the day of October, 1956, and ordered passed to print by the following vote, to -wit: AYES: COUNCII IIEN Aby, *W, N;clrnis, Wisu and tilayu Cutufff- NOES : COUNCILMEN ABSENT: COUNCILMEN and will come up for adoption as an ordinance of the City of San Rafael at an adjourned regular meeting of the Council to be held on Monday, the _ day of October, 1956. C�7. I f r'itCI e HAROLD JOS. HALEY CITY ATTORNEY OF SAN RAFAEL ALBERT BUILDING 1010 B STREET SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. TELEPHONE S. R. 6400 CLERKIS CERTIFICATE I, W. L. Morgan, City Clerk of the City of San Rafael, and Ex -officio Clerk of the Council of said City do hereby certify that the foregoing Charter Ordinance No. 654 entitled: An ordinance amending Charter Ordinance No. 546, the Subdivision Ordinance of the City of San Rafael, Marin County, California, by adding sub- section 1.1.1 relating to the purpose of said ordinance; by amending subsection 2.3 defining "Subdivider"; by amending subsection 2.4 defin- ing a Subdivision; by amending and adding to sec- tion III as it relates to the procedure for the filing and approval of tentative map of a Sub- division of four or less lots; by adding subsec- tion 3.25.08 requiring an area plan to accomrany a tentative map; bir adding subsection 6.2^.1 re- lating to the improvement of unimproved streets under certain conditions; and by adding subsection 6.31 requiring installation of street signs. is a true and correct copy of an ordinance of said City, and was introduced at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael, held on the �lstt day of October 19.L6. as required by the City Charter Published/in the San Rafael Independent Journal, a newspaper printed and published in the City of San Rafael and passed and adopted as an ordinance of said City at a n ad.'ourned regular meeting of the City Council of said City held on the__Lth day of October 1 19 6 by the following vote,, to -wit: Ayes: Councilmen: Aby, McInnis, Wilson and Mayor Culver Noes: Councilmen: Jensen Absent: Councilmen: None WITNESS my hand and the official seal of the Cityf San Rafael this qday of 19 W. 1. 'MORGAN--;/CitAy Clerk