Land Development

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GENERAL NOTES

1.     ALL WORK AND MATERIALS SHALL COMPLY WITH THE CITY OF CARSON, STANDARD DRAWINGS, AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION AND CALTRANS STANDARD PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS. (ALL LATEST EDITION)

2.     THE CONTRACTOR SHALL NOTIFY THE CITY ENGINEER 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE FOR INSPECTION PRIOR TO STARTING WORK AT (310) 847-3502

3.     THE CONTRACTOR SHALL NOTIFY THE UTILITY COMPANIES 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE PRIOR TO WORKING AROUND THEIR FACILITIES.

4.     THE CONTRACTOR SHALL CALL UNDERGROUND SERVICE ALERT (800)422-4133 48 HOURS PRIOR TO ANY EXCAVATION

5.     THE CONTRACTOR SHALL PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES DURING CONSTRUCTION AMPLE MEANS AND DEVICES WITH WHICH TO PROMPTLY REMOVE AND PROPERLY DISPOSE OF ALL WATER FROM ANY SOURCE ENTERING THE EXCAVATION OR OTHER PARTS OF THE WORK.

6.     ALL EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS, INCLUDING STRIPING, REMOVED OR DAMAGED SHALL BE REPLACED IN KIND, OR AS SPECIFIED IN THE TECHNICAL PROVISIONS.

7.     ANY IMPROVEMENTS DAMAGED DURING THE CONTRUCTION SHALL BE REMOVED AND RECONSTRUCTED PER CITY OF CARSON STANDARD PLAN AND TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE CITY ENGINEER.

8.     THE EDGES OF ALL A.C. PATCH SHALL BE SEALED WITH ASPHALT EMULSION.

9.     TRAFFIC CONTRL AND CONSTRUCTION SIGNING SHALL BE PER WATCH HANDBOOK, OR THE MANUAL ON UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES (MUTCD) ALONG WITH CALIFORNIA SUPPLEMENT.

10.  CONTRACTOR SHALL HAVE SUFFICIENT MATERIALS ON HAND AT ALL TIMES TO EXPEDITE ANY EMERGENCY REPAIR.

11.  WORKING HOURS SHALL BE 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM MONDAY – FRIDAY ON ARTERIALS UNLESS OTHERWISE APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS.

12.  A COSTRUCTION PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY WORK TO BE DONE IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY.

13.  CONSTRUCTION BOND IS REQUIRED FOR ALL WORK TO BE DONE WITHIN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY.

14.  PROOF OF WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND LIABILITY INSURANCE.

15.  ALL TRENCHES IN PAVEMENT TO BE REPAIRED PER “CITY OF CARSON DRAWING” NO. 136 “TRENCH BACKFILL AND PAVEMENT REPAIRS”  

16.    CONTRACTOR IS REQUIRED TO PLACE A RUBBERIZED EMULSION AGGREGATE SLURRY SEAL (REAS) OVER THE STREET WIDTH IN WHICH THE EXCAVATION WAS MADE

17.    ALL SURVEY MONUMENTS DESTROYED AS A RESULT OF THE CONTRACTOR’S WORK SHALL BE RESET “IN KIND” AT THE CONTRACTORS EXPENSE BY A LICENSED SURVEYOR OR REGISTERED CIVIL ENGINEER. COPIES OF ALL TIES TO RESET MONUMENTS SHALL BE SUPPLIED TO THE CITY PRIOR TO RELEASE OF ANY SURETIES. 

 

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Certificate of Compliance
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APPLICATION CONTENTS

 

 

The following information are required to process a Certificate of Compliance application:

 

1)      Three (3) copies of a Plot Plan Map (8”x11” in size) containing:

A)    Boundary information necessary to determine Certificate of Compliance

B)    Basis of Bearing

C)    Professional Engineer (PE) or Licensed Surveyor (LS) stamp and signature

D)    Title “Certificate of Compliance No.”_____________

2)      Title Report – no more than 90-days old

3)      Completed and notarized Certificate of Compliance form with original owner signatures

4)      A $500 processing fee

5)      Traverse Calculations

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Lot Line Adjustment 
 
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APPLICATION CONTENTS:

 

The following is required to process a lot line adjustment application:

 

1.   Three (3) copies of a plot plan map (8 ½ x 11inches in size) containing:

a.)  Boundary information necessary to determine lot line adjustment.

b.)  Basis of bearing.

c.)  Written legal description of existing and proposed parcel with wet signature and seal of L.S. or qualified C.E.

d.) Engineer’s or Surveyor’s certificate with seal, address and telephone number,  registration or license number of engineer or surveyor who prepared the map.

e.) Title “LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT NO. ________”.

f.)  Vicinity map with north arrow and scale indicated.

g.)  Name, address and telephone number and wet signature of owner.

h.) Drawn to scale plat with north arrow and scale.

 i.)  Location, width and names, if any, of all existing streets; and the location, width and purpose of all easements, if any, which lie within the boundaries of the land   proposed for adjustment.

j.)   Names of the owners and the assessor’s numbers be labeled within a adjacent to the parcels involved.

k.)  Existing boundary and lot line to be eliminated to be shown as a dashed line.

l.)   Proposed boundary to be shown as a solid line.

m.) Net area of proposed lot and each existing lot.

n.) The dimension of each boundary of each proposed lot.

o.)  The location of all existing buildings and structures and their uses, the distance between said buildings and structures, and the minimum distance between each building or structure and the boundary of the proposed lot on which it is located.

p.)  Location of all railroads, drainage courses, all natural or man made obstacles, and an indication of any physical restrictions or conditions in the subdivision which affect the use of the property.

q.)  A statement of the existing zoning and the proposed use of each lot.

 

2.   Title Report, Easement documents (if any) and reference maps:

For verification of current ownership, a Title Report/Property profile not more than 90 days old is required for each lot affected. Applicant(s) must also submit proof that each affected lot was created legally. Lots were created by the following means are considered legal:

      -Lots created by means of a Parcel or Tract Map.

      -Lots created (and intended to be) by a Record of Survey prior to 3-4-72.

 

A Certificate of Compliance or Parcel Map will be required if any of the affected lots do      not meet the above criteria.

 

3.   Completed and notarized Lot Line Adjustment form with the signature of each owner.

 

4.   A $1,000.00 processing fee.

 

5.   Traverse calculations.

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Shall be submitted to Planning Division for initial review.  Planning Division routes to Engineering Division for technical review.
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Lot Merger
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APPLICATION CONTENTS:

 

The following is required to process a LOT MERGER application:

1.       Three (3) copies of a plot plan (8-1/2 x 11 inches in size) containing:

a)       Boundary information necessary to determine the lot merger.

b)       Basis of bearing.

c)       Written legal description of existing and proposed parcel with wet signature and seal of Licensed Land Surveyor (L.S.) or qualified Civil Engineer (C.E.).

d)       Engineer’s or Surveyor’s certificate with seal, address and telephone number, registration or license number of engineer or surveyor who prepared the map.

e)       Title “LOT MERGER NO. _________.”

f)        Vicinity Map with north arrow and scale indicated.

g)       Name, address, telephone number and wet signature of owner.

h)       Plot plan with north arrow and scale.

i)         Location, width and names, if any, of all existing streets, and the location, width and purpose of all easements, if any, which lie within the boundaries of the land proposed for adjustment.

j)        Names of the owners and the Assessor numbers of properties adjacent to the parcels involved.

k)       Existing boundary and lot line to be eliminated to be shown as a dashed line.

l)         Proposed boundary to be shown as a solid line.

m)     Net area of proposed lot and each existing lot.

n)       The dimension of each boundary of each proposed lot.

o)       The location of all existing buildings and structures and their uses, the distance between said buildings and structures, and the minimum distance between each building or structure and the boundary of the proposed lot on which it is located.

p)       Location of all railroads, drainage courses, all natural or man-made obstacles, and an indication of any physical restrictions or conditions in the subdivision which affect the use of the property.

q)       A statement of the existing zoning and the proposed use of each lot.

2.       Title Report, Easement documents (if any) and reference maps:

        For verification of current ownership, a Title Report / Property profile not more than 90-days old is required for each lot affected.  Applicant(s) must also submit proof that each affected lot was created legally.  Lots that were created by the following means are considered legal:

·         Lots created by means of Parcel Map or Tract Map.

·         Lots created (and intended to be) by a Record of Survey prior to 3-4-72.

·         Lots created by deeds recorded prior to 4-4-52.

·         A Certificate of Compliance or Parcel Map will be required if any of the affected lots do not meet the above criteria.

3.       Completed and notarized Lot Merger form with notarized signature of each owner.

4.       A $1,000.00 processing fee.

5.       Traverse calculations.

Please Note:

a)       The lot merger shall be in compliance with Subdivision Map Act, and City ordinance requirements.

b)       No parcel is reduced below the minimum area designated by the City’s zoning ordinance.

c)       Plot plan, legal description and original copy of the certificate of compliance will be recorded with the County Recorders Office.

d)       Recordation of this certificate is the applicant’s responsibility to have new deed(s) prepared and recorded, reflecting the lot merger.  The deed shall contain language referencing the City’s approval date, recordation number and recordation date.  The approval of this lot merger is to state that the lot merger approval shall be null and void if deeds are not recorded within six months of recordation.

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Property Dedication to City (Easements and Right-Of-Way Dedications)
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Right-of-Way Vacation from City
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CITY OF CARSON

SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR VACATION

OF

PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY

1)      Notarized Right of Way Vacation request from all abutting property owners.

2)      Current Title Report from all abutting property owners.

3)      Attachments

Attachment A – Legal description of area to be vacated, wet signed and sealed by a licensed Land Surveyor or Registered Civil Engineer

a)      Attachment B – Depiction of Exhibit A; (Scaled Plat Map) wet signed and sealed by a licensed Land Surveyor or Registered Civil Engineer

b)      Attachment C – Line and Curve Data (if separate page is needed)

c)      Attachment D – Easements (if separate page is needed)

4)      Fee shall be per current City Fee Schedule

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RIGHT OF WAY VACATION
REQUEST

 

 CITY OF CARSON

I/We, the undersigned owner(s) of record of real property within the City of Carson, County of Los Angeles, hereby request the City of Carson to vacate the said right-of-way property described herein complies with the provisions of the, State of California and the City of Carson.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION

See attachments “_A_” thru “____”

PROPERTY OWNER(S)

APPLICANT:

PURPOSE/REASON FOR RIGHT OF WAY VACATION:

ADDRESS:

 

 

 

 

 

TELEPHONE:

 

SIGNATURE:

 

DATE:

 

 

OWNER:

OWNER:

ADDRESS:

ADDRESS:

 

 

TELEPHONE:

TELEPHONE:

SIGNATURE:

SIGNATURE:

DATE:

DATE:

 

OWNER:

OWNER:

ADDRESS:

ADDRESS:

 

 

TELEPHONE:

TELEPHONE:

SIGNATURE:

SIGNATURE:

DATE:

DATE:

(provide additional notarized signatures on separate sheet)

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