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A. Authority. This chapter is enacted pursuant to the Government Code Section 66477 for the purpose of executing and implementing the General Plan and will be applicable upon a resolution by the City Council establishing park and recreation in-lieu fees in accordance with this chapter.

B. Purpose. It is the purpose of this chapter to provide for the acquisition of park land for neighborhood and community parks or recreational purposes through dedication of land or payment of fees in lieu thereof, or a combination of both land dedication and fee payment, and to provide for the development of park and recreation facilities by imposition of fees in connection with the development of new dwelling units.

C. Additional Definitions. Except where the context otherwise requires, the definitions given in this section govern the construction of this chapter.

1. Subdivision” means any type of construction, land division or improvement of land which provides for dwelling units identified under the provisions of Government Code Section 66424. “Subdivision” includes any increase in the number of mobile home spaces.

2. Park factor” means the factor, or ratio, that describes the amount of park land required per dwelling unit based upon the average household size for the applicable dwelling unit type. (Ord. 1111, 2018)