SECTION IV – ZONING INFORMATION REPORT PREPARATION (SBMC 28.87.220)
ZONING INFORMATION REPORT (ZIR) PROCEDURES
- A ZIR form (Exhibit G) shall indicate whether there is a Private Sewer Lateral Inspection Form on file for a property. The ZIR includes an advisory statement informing the property owner that it is the property owner’s responsibility to maintain the lateral in good condition.
- Once signed by the new property owner, the signed ZIR form will be emailed or mailed by the escrow officer to the attention of the Sewer Lateral Inspection Program c/o Dale Escobar, Wastewater Division, 630 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
- The report will also include an advisory statement informing the purchaser that it is the property owner’s responsibility to maintain the lateral in good condition and inform the owner that the City has an active inspection program to identify laterals in poor condition. The ZIR will also contain an advisory statement encouraging the property owner to have the lateral inspected prior to the close of escrow.