1 CITY OF GROVER BEACH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Tentative Map Checklist The following list includes all of the items you must submit for a complete application. Some specific types of information may not apply to your particular project and, as noted, some items may only be required in certain circumstances. If you are not sure if a specific requirement applies to your project, please ask the planning staff. A copy of this list will be used to check your application for completeness after it is submitted. If your application is not complete, a copy of the list will be returned to you with additional requirements noted. Any omissions or erroneous information could delay the processing of this application. 1. Completed application form. 2. Payment of application fee deposit as per current master fees schedule. Park-in-lieu fees as per the master fees schedule per lot or unit will be charged at the time of map recordation unless adequate park area is supplied within the subdivision. 3. One set of typed labels on 8 ½ x 11" sheets listing the names, mailing addresses and assessor s parcel number of all property owners within a radius of 300 feet of the exterior boundaries of the subject project, along with copies of the applicable assessor s parcel map book pages and certification of the accuracy of the labels. 4. Submit five (5) copies of all required plans, drawn to scale. (Additional sets of plans will be required for the Planning Commission meeting). The Tentative Map shall include the following: A. The map number (obtained from County Engineering Dept.), name if any, date of preparation, north point (with plan oriented so north points to top of sheet) and scale, assessor s parcel number, and if based on a survey, the date and official record of the survey. B. Name and address of the person or entity which prepared the map and the applicable registration or license number and expiration date. C. Names and addresses of the subdivider and all parties having a record title interest in the property being subdivided. D. The boundaries of the subdivision, defined by legal description, with sufficient information to locate the property and to determine its position with respect to adjacent named or numbered subdivisions, if any. E. Topographic information with a reference to the source of the information. Contour lines shall have the following intervals: i. Within the Urban Services Line, two-foot (2 ) contour interval for undeveloped areas and two-foot (2 ) intervals for building sites. ii. Outside the Urban Services Line, ten-foot (10 ) contour interval for undeveloped areas and two-foot (2 ) intervals for building sites and paved or graded areas. iii. Contours of adjacent land shall also be shown whenever the surface features of such land affect the design or development of the proposed subdivision. F. The appropriate location and general description of any deciduous oak two inches (2 ) dbh or greater or other native trees four inches (4 ) dbh or greater or the general canopy cover of clusters of trees with notations as to their proposed retention or destruction; notations as to general type of vegetation in areas not occupied by trees. G. The location and outline to scale of all structures which are: i. to be retained within the subdivision; ii. to be removed within the subdivision; and iii. outside the subdivision and within ten feet of the boundary lines. Include the distances between
2 Tentative Map Checklist Page 2 structures to be retained, and existing or proposed street and lot lines; H. The locations, widths, and purposes of all existing and proposed easements for utilities, drainage and other public purposes shown by dashed lines, within and adjacent to the subdivision (including proposed building setback lines, if known); all existing and proposed utilities including size of water lines and size and grade of sewer lines, locations of manholes, fire hydrants, street trees and street lights. I. The locations, widths, and directions of flow of all watercourses and flood control areas within and adjacent to the property involved; the proposed method of providing storm water drainage and erosion control. J. The location of all potentially dangerous areas, including areas subject to inundation, landslide, or settlement, or excessive noise, and the means of mitigating the hazards. (Check Noise & Safety Elements of General Plan). K. The locations, widths and names of designations of: i. all existing or proposed streets, alleys, paths and other rights-of-way, whether public or private; ii. private easements within and adjacent to the subdivision; iii. the radius of each centerline curve; iv. a cross section of each street; v. any planned line for street widening or for any other public project in and adjacent to the subdivision; vi. all private streets within and adjacent to the subdivision. L. The lines and approximate dimensions of all lots, and the number assigned to each lot; the total number of lots, and the approximate areas of each lot. Lots shall be numbered consecutively. M. The boundaries, acreage, and use of existing and proposed public areas in and adjacent to the subdivision. If land is to be offered for dedication for park or recreation purposes or for the purpose of providing public access to any public waterway, river, or stream, it shall be so designated. N. Any exception being requested in accordance with the requirements of Section through of the Municipal Code shall be clearly labeled and identified as to the nature and purpose. O. The location of all railroad rights-of-way and grade crossings. P. The locations of any existing or abandoned wells, septic leaching fields, springs, water impoundment and similar features to the extent they affect the proposed use of the property. Q. When it is known that separate final maps are to be filed on portions of the property shown on the tentative map, the subdivision boundaries which will appear on the final maps and the sequence in which the final maps will be filed. R. Maps for condominium projects shall indicate the address of the property and the number, size, and location of proposed dwelling units, parking spaces, and private or public open spaces. For all condominium projects, the floor area of each floor shall be shown in proper scale and location together with the plan view of each ownership unit. S. The location of proposed building sites and septic system leach fields shall be shown for any proposed lot having an average cross slope of 10% or greater. 5. The following supplemental drawings, statements, and data shall accompany the Tentative Map: A. A vicinity map of appropriate scale and showing sufficient adjoining territory to clearly indicate surrounding streets, other land in the subdivider s ownership, and other features which have a bearing on the proposed subdivision. B. A statement of existing and proposed zoning and land use. C. A statement of proposed improvements and landscape modifications, including the estimated time of completion in relation to subdivision of the property.
3 Tentative Map Checklist Page 3 D. A description of the proposed public or commonly held areas and draft open space easement agreements, if applicable. E. Draft covenants, conditions, and restrictions if they are integral to the development concept or propose atypical requirements. F. A description of requested exceptions from the subdivision design standards for such items as dimensions, street sections, or utility easements. G. Proposed building setbacks and yards, if different from those in the zoning regulations. An application for a Variance may be required under those conditions. H. If required by the Community Development Director, a preliminary grading plan as provided in the grading ordinance as codified in Article 8, Chapter 4 of the Municipal Code. I. An engineering geology report, prepared by a registered geologist, may be required in areas of moderate, high, and very high landslide risks, and in areas of high and high+ liquefaction potential and subsidence potential as noted in the General Plan, Seismic Safety Element. The engineering geology report shall include definite statements, conclusions, and recommendations concerning the following, as applicable: i. Location of major geologic features; ii. Topography and drainage in the subject areas; iii. Distribution and general nature of rock and soils; iv. A reasonable evaluation and prediction of the performance of any proposed cut or fill in relation to geological conditions; v. An evaluation of existing and anticipated surface and subsurface water in relation to proposed development; vi. Recommendations concerning future detailed subsurface sampling and testing that may be required prior to building; vii. Capability of soils and substrata to support structures. J. A soil engineering report, prepared by a civil engineer registered in the state and based upon adequate test borings, may be required for every subdivision. The City Engineer may determine that, due to existing information available on the soils of the subdivision, no analysis is necessary. If the soils engineering report indicates soil problems which, if not corrected, could lead to structural defects, a soils investigation of each lot in the subdivision may be required. The soils engineering report shall include data regarding the nature, distribution, and strength of existing soils, conclusions, and recommendations for grading procedures and design criteria for corrective measures, when necessary, and opinions and recommendations covering adequacy of sites for development. A subdivision where soil or geologic problems exist may be approved if the City determines recommended corrective measures are sufficient to prevent damage to structures or public improvements within or adjacent to the area to be subdivided. Recommended corrective measures may be required conditions of improvement plans and building permits. K. In potential noise problem areas identified in the Noise Element of the General Plan, specific site analysis by and acoustical engineer or other approved professional with qualifications in acoustic design may be required by the Community Development Director. Such study shall define the noise exposure problems, conclusions, and recommendations covering the suitability of the site for development and shall be prepared in accordance with the requirements of Table 4 of the Noise Element. L. Preliminary Title Report (current within six months); M. In areas where septic systems will be utilized for waste disposal, a representative set of percolation test(s) shall be required. N. Any other information that the Community Development Director determines is necessary for full evaluation of the proposed subdivision. 6. The following additional information shall be provided on all Vesting Tentative Maps:
4 Tentative Map Checklist Page 4 A. At the time a vesting map is filed, it shall have printed on its face the words Vesting Tentative Map. B. At the time a vesting map is filed, a subdivider shall also supply the following information: i. Site plans for each lot or parcel indicating proposed locations for all improvements (e.g., utilities, structures, septic systems, driveways, etc.); ii. Preliminary floor plans for all structural uses; iii. Architectural elevations of all structures identifying all exterior finish and roofing materials; iv. Septic system design details including design of a replacement leach field located in the 100% expansion area; v. Detailed grading plans for each lot or parcel as provided in Article VIII Chapter 4 of the code; vi. Road improvement plans for all adjacent and interior roads per Ordinance After review by Staff, nine (9) copies of full sets of plans (if on paper larger than 11 x17 ) are required to be submitted, in addition to a complete set of plans reduced to 11 x17 before the project is scheduled for a Planning Commission meeting. Please submit all items as soon as possible, as the submittal date and response times will influence the date of the project s Planning Commission hearing. Any materials to be included in the Planning Commission Agenda Packet should be submitted a minimum of two weeks prior to the Planning Commission meeting. For items that are larger than 11 x17 and/or in color, please submit nine (9) copies. If material is submitted or verbal comments are made at the meeting, which are technical in nature, the Planning Commission may continue the item until the next regular meeting in order for Staff and the Planning Commission to consider the issue. For supplemental items (with the exception of petitions) submitted the night of the Planning Commission meeting, nine (9) copies should be provided. [Revised April 2010]
5 Tentative Map Checklist Sample Conditions of Approval Page 5 CITY OF GROVER BEACH Community Development Department TENTATIVE MAP Sample Conditions of Approval Planning Staff reviews the standard conditions of approval listed below when preparing a Resolution for a Tentative Map. While these are representative of the typical conditions that may be applied on your project, site specific conditions may be added that are not listed. Also, all of the conditions of approval may not apply to your project. 1. This map shall expire if not used within 24 months of the date of Planning Commission approval. If the map will not be recorded within this time, the applicant is advised to apply for an extension of time a minimum of 30 days prior to the expiration of the map. Said extension of time shall be reviewed by the Planning Commission. 2. Approval of this map is not valid until the applicant and property owner sign this Resolution agreeing to the terms and conditions of approval. 3. A mylar copy of the recorded map shall be submitted to the Community Development Department. 4. A mylar copy of the improvement plans shall be submitted and approved by the Community Development Department. 5. Each lot shall be individually serviced with water and stubbed out to each lot prior to recordation, or a cash bond shall be posted with the City; the amount to be determined by the Community Development Director. 6. Each lot shall be individually serviced with underground utilities including PG & E, cable television and telephone. Said utilities to be stubbed out to each lot prior to recordation, or a cash bond shall be posted with the City; the amount to be determined by the Community Development Director. 7. No building permits shall be issued until the following off-site improvements are made to the satisfaction of the Community Development Director and City Engineer, or a cash bond be posted with the City: A. Water main extension and laterals B. Sewer main extension and laterals C. Underground utilities D. Curb, gutter, sidewalk and paveout E. Fire hydrant 8. The Applicant shall supply all of the organizational documents to the City to be reviewed for legal form and effect prior to recordation. 9. Prior to recordation, either monuments shall be set or a cash bond be presented to the city guaranteeing their setting within one year of recordation. 10. The final map shall be prepared by a licensed engineer or licensed land surveyor. 11. A foot offer of dedication of property along shall be made to the City and recorded on the final map. 12. Prior to recordation of the final map, a park-in-lieu fee shall be paid to the city pursuant to the current mapster fee schedule. 13. Prior to recordation of the final map, the engineering plan check fees shall be paid. 14. The developer/subdivider shall hold harmless and indemnify the City from any and all claims, lawsuits, or proceedings of any kind or nature arising out of the approval of this subdivision. This Obligation shall include any amounts awarded as damages and the costs of defenses (including reasonable attorney s fees) of such actions. 15. Street trees shall be planted at 25 foot intervals to be approved by the community Development Department. Said trees to be maintained by the property owner or Applicant. All street trees shall be of 15-gallon size and consistent with nnursery Standards. 16. The Applicant agrees to waive all rights to protest formation of any future sanitary sewer assessment district to serve the property.