What is a subdivision?

A subdivision is defined as the division of any improved or unimproved land for the purpose of sale, lease, or financing. A subdivision also includes the conversion of a structure to condominiums. The State Subdivision Map Act provides general regulations and procedures that local governments must follow in the regulation of subdivisions. The City of Lake Elsinore has a subdivision Ordinance which provides specific guidelines and standards for the regulation of subdivision.

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1. How often does the Planning Commission Meet?
2. Where is my property line?
3. What is the zoning of my property?
4. How many units can I build on my property?
5. Is a permit required for permanent signs such as store front signs and temporary signs such as banners, balloons, and flags?
6. Where can I find information about building a new addition?
7. What do I need to know before building a block wall or fence?
8. Are Manufactured Homes allowed?
9. Is Planning and Zoning Review and approval required for additions to my home?
10. Is a permit required for a parking lot or sidewalk sale, or any similar outdoor activity?
11. Are the regulations different within the Historic Elsinore Downtown District?
12. Can I have a business in my home?
13. What is a subdivision?