Urban Lot Split (SB-9)

What is the process?

Step 1: Minimum Eligibility

Before applying, a parcel needs to meet minimum eligibility, standards and requirements, and the lot design is required to be consistent with the Local Agency Management Plan (LAMP). Please make sure the parcel and lot design meets all standards and requirements, by completing an Eligibility Checklist.

Step 2: Complete a Cost Accounting Agreement

A completed Cost Accounting Agreement is required. Please download and complete a Cost Accounting Agreement.

Step 3: Complete an Application Package

A completed Application Package is required. Please download and complete an Urban Lot Split Application Package.

Step 4: Obtain a Map Number

A Map Number is required. Please Request a Map Number.

Once you have the autogenerated map number, ensure the map number is printed on the tentnative map

Step 5: Apply Online

*** Please ensure all documents reflect the map number. ***

  1. Click on the PermitSLO link here: Subdivision Application
  2. Click Apply
  3. Log In or Register
  4. Follow the step-by-step instructions.
  5. Upload the following before clicking Submit:
    1. Eligibilty Checklist
    2. Cost Accounting Agreement
    3. Application Package
    4. Tentative Map
    5. Additional Required Information
    6. Supplemental Information 


*Digital Copies are now required with submission*

Planning staff will look over the application submittal package and contact the primary contact with any questions. 

If you would like to learn more about our online services, click here: Learn about PermitSLO.

Step 6: Pay Invoice

Planning staff will email the billing contact an invoice. Pay invoice here*.

Once the invoice is paid, the project review timeline will begin.

Please note for all Planning and Building applications, after 15 days of non-payment of invoice, the application will be voided and resubmittal will be required.

Step 7: Director Review

Department of Planning & Building staff will review the Eligibilty Checklist, Cost Accounting Agreement, Application Package, Tentative Map, and other supporting documentation.

Step 8: Record Subdivision

The applicant must record the approved subdivision within two years of its approval date.

Step 9: Extend Approval (Optional)

The applicant may request a time extension, in writing, to extend the approval date for one year. The maximum number of available time extensions is based on the subdivision entitlement type.

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

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