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File #: 22-094    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 1/4/2022 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 2/8/2022 Final action: 2/8/2022
Title: Introduction of an ordinance amending Section 2.50.080 of Chapter 2.50 of Title 2 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code, setting Record of Survey Map Checking Fees, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety.
Attachments: 1. 20220208_io_Fee Adjustment Ord, 2. Item 10 - ROS Fees.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ann M. Stillman, Interim Director, Department of Public Works
Subject: Amend Section 2.50.080 of the Ordinance Code - Record of Survey Map Checking Fees

RECOMMENDATION:
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Introduction of an ordinance amending Section 2.50.080 of Chapter 2.50 of Title 2 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code, setting Record of Survey Map Checking Fees, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety.

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BACKGROUND:
Business and Professions Code (BPC ? 8762) requires a surveyor to file a Record of Survey with the County Surveyor in the county in which the field survey was made. This includes all Record of Surveys performed within unincorporated San Mateo County and the 20 incorporated cities and towns.

In 2004, this Board adopted Ordinance No. 4235 establishing the fee schedule for Record of Survey Map Checking Fees.

On February 10, 2009, this Board adopted Ordinance No. 04460 amending Section 2.50.080 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code to increase the Record of Survey Map Checking Fees. These fees were increased in an effort to recover actual map checking costs and maintain a fee structure that was relatively consistent with fees being charged by other Bay Area Counties.

Over the past six years an average of 169 Record of Survey Maps have been filed per year. Approximately 17 percent of the maps filed are for areas located within unincorporated San Mateo County and the majority, or 83 percent, are for areas located in the 20 incorporated cities and towns.

DISCUSSION:
The Department of Public Works (Department) provides a Record of Survey service to both incorporated and unincorporated areas of San Mateo County for an established fee. This service includes reviewing Record of Survey maps to be recorded at the Recorder's Office. A Record of Survey is required for varous reasons, typically the requirement is tied to the development of pro...

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