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A. Improvements required in a subdivision for which a parcel map is required shall be installed as provided in subsection A of Section 16.32.060.

B. The improvements which the advisory agency may require, and which, where so required, the subdivider shall make, or agree to make, prior to acceptance and approval of a final parcel map, shall be those set forth in subsection D of this section.

C. The advisory agency, in the determination to require or not require any of such improvements, shall consider the following factors:

1. Whether the installation of any of such improvements would be premature in relation to the public needs of the present and the immediate future;

2. Whether the omission of all or any part of such improvements would be materially detrimental to the public welfare, safety, health or conveniences, or to the orderly implementation of the general plan;

3. Whether the omission of all or any part of such improvements would be injurious to property or improvements in the area;

4. The extent to which the improvements are appropriate to fulfill public needs;

5. The extent to which the community may need protection against potentially adverse effects of the property use or possible use.

D. The following improvements or any of them may be required by the advisory agency and if so required, shall be furnished at the subdivider’s expense:

1. Grading, curbs and gutters, drainage and drainage structures necessary to the proper use and drainage of streets, highways, alleys and ways and to the public safety;

2. Streets, highways, alleys and ways;

3. Sidewalks;

4. Sanitary sewer facilities and connections for each parcel created. Unless an exception has been granted as provided in Section 16.32.060(B)(4), dry sewer lines shall be installed where an outfall sewer is not reasonably available;

5. Water system with mains of sufficient size and having a sufficient number of outlets to furnish adequate domestic water supply for each parcel created and to provide adequate fire protection to meet local neighborhood needs;

6. Services from public utilities, cable television, and services from sanitary sewers available to each lot and in such manner as will avoid the necessity for disturbing the street pavement, gutter, culvert and curb when service connections are made; provided, however, as to cable television service, that the requirement for installation of such service to any industrial tract may be waived if, based upon a waiver requested by a subdivider supported with proof of satisfaction of the following conditions, the planning commission finds that the omission of such requirement will not create a break in cable television service (to properties in the vicinity of the tract map) or, even if such omission would result in a break in cable television service, the closest available connection to existing cable television facilities is more than five hundred feet from the closest point in the tract map to the point of such connection (measured along existing or proposed utility easements);

7. Street name signs;

8. A chain-link fence six feet in height, as specified in city of Bakersfield Subdivision and Engineering Design Manual Standard S-10, or an equivalent barrier as determined by the advisory agency between any subdivision and the right-of-way line of any irrigation canal within or adjacent to the subdivision;

9. Street lighting;

10. Walls, fences and landscaping as required by ordinance, city standard, or the advisory agency;

11. Any other improvements determined by the advisory agency to be needed for public health or safety or prerequisite to orderly development of the surrounding area.

E. The provisions of subsections C and D of Section 16.32.060 shall apply to subdivisions for which a final parcel map is required. (Ord. 4608 § 1, 2009; Ord. 4004 § 11, 2001; Ord. 3996 § 2, 2001; Ord. 3798 § 1, 1997; Ord. 3748 § 13, 1997; Ord. 3515 § 1, 1993)