SUBDIVISION AND LAND PARTITION
Section 1. TITLE. This ordinance shall be known as the 'Subdivision and Land Partitioning Ordinance' of the City of Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
Section 2. PURPOSE. The purpose of this ordinance is to enact subdivision and land partitioning regulations for the City which will provide for better living conditions within new land divisions; assure necessary streets, open space, utilities and public areas and provide for their installation or improvement; enhance and secure property values in land divisions and adjacent land; simplify and make land descriptions more certain and in general to promote the health, safety, convenience and general welfare of the people of Rockaway Beach.
Section 3. COMPLIANCE REQUIRED.
1. No person shall sell any lot in any subdivision or convey any interest in a parcel in any partition until the plat of the subdivision or partition has been acknowledged and recorded with the recording officer of Tillamook County.
2. No person shall sell any lot in any subdivision or convey any interest in a parcel in any partition by reference to or exhibition or other use of a plat of such subdivision or partition before the plat for such subdivision or partition has been so recorded. In negotiating to sell a lot in a subdivision or convey any interest in a parcel in any partition under ORS 92.016(1) and (2), a person may use the approved tentative plan for such subdivision or partition.
Section 4. DEFINITIONS.
As used in this ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, the following words and phrases shall mean:
(1) Building Line: A line on a plat or map indicating the limit beyond which buildings or structures may not be erected.
(2) City: The City of Rockaway Beach, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon, where the provision involves a duty owed the City in either its governmental or