|   B/D = Builder/Developer   |   ESC = Escrow   |   ENG = Engineer   |   PLAN = Planning Dept.   |
|   CTT = Chicago Title DRE Processing Dept.   |   DRE = Dept. of Real Estate   |   B/C = Board/City Council   |


  •  LAND ACQUISITION
  • B/D
                   A.  Offer and Acceptance
     
                   B.  Escrow and Closing
     
                                  1.  Inform DRE Processing Dept.
    ESC
                                  2.  Inform Engineer
    B/D
     
     
  • MEET WITH PLANNING AGENCY
  • B/D/ENG
                   A.  Sketch of proposal
     
                   B.  Discussion of general requirements
     
     
     
  • TENTATIVE MAP DRAWN
  • ENG
                   A.  Request preliminary title report
    ENG
                   B.  File tentative with Planning Agency
    ENG
                                  1.  Copies sent to interested public agency
    PLAN
                                  2.  Meeting of the Subdivision Review Committee
    PLAN
                                  3.  Map placed on agenda of Board of Supervisors of City Council
    PLAN
                   C.  Tentative Map review by Board or Council
     
                                  1.  Approval with no changes
     
                                  2.  Conditionally approved
     
                                  3.  Map returned to Engineer
     
                   D.  Copy of approved tentative map and conditions of approval sent to DRE Processing Dept.
    ENG
     
     
  • THE FOLLOWING THREE STEPS OCCUR CONCURRENTLY
  •  
                   A.  DRE Processing Dept. begins paperwork necessary for DRE submittals
    CTT
                   B.  Engineer begins final engineering work
    ENG
                                  1.  Full survey of property to be developed
     
                                  2.  Drawing of Final Map incorporating changes required by planning agency
     
                                  3.  Soils studies
     
                                                 A.  Ground fill
     
                                                 B.  Compaction
     
                                  4.  Architect begins drawing structural plans
     
     
     
  • SUBMITTAL FOR PRELIMINARY (PINK) PUBLIC REPORT TO DRE (if applicable)
  • CTT
                   A.  Pink report (allow 10 working days)
     
     
     
  • SUBMITTAL FOR FINAL (WHITE) PUBLIC REPORT
  • CTT
                   A.  Quantitative Deficiency and/or assignment to a deputy within 15 days
    DRE
                   B.  Qualitative Deficiency within 60 days
    DRE
     
     
  • DEVELOPER OBTAINS NECESSARY BONDS OR MAKES CASH DEPOSITS
  • B/D
                   A.  Taxes
     
                   B.  Offsite Improvements
     
     
     
  • DEVELOPER EXECUTES SUBDIVISION AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY/COUNTY
  • B/D
     
     
  • FINAL MAP SUBMITTED TO PLANNING AGENCY
  • ENG
                   A.  Approved by Planning
     
                   B.  Placed on consent calendar
    PLAN
                   C.  Approved by Board or City Council
     
                   D.  Forwarded to County Recorder
    B/C
                                  1.  Recorder informs Chicago Title when map is ready to record
     
                                  2.  Chicago Title issues Subdivision Guarantee
    CTT
                                  3.  Chicago Title records Map along with Guarantee, CC&R's, and Loan
                                       Documents (if applicable)
    CTT
     
     
  • FINAL DOCUMENTS ARE GATHERED AND SUBMITTED TO THE DRE FOR APPROVAL, ALONG
       
    WITH ANY OTHER OUTSTANDING DEFICIENCIES
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  • RECEIPT OF FINAL PUBLIC REPORT
  •  
                   A.  Master Files prepared for Developer and Escrow
     
     
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