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File #: 17-1338    Version: 1
Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/26/2017 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 5/4/2017 Final action:
Title: ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT ORDINANCE (PA2017-069) Site Location: Citywide
Attachments: 1. ITEM NO. 2 STAFF REPORT, 2. 2a_Additional Materials Received_Staff Memo_PA2017-069, 3. 2b_Additional Materials Received_Schwalbe_PA2017-069, 4. 2c_Additional Materials Received_Staff Presentation_PA2017-069



Site Location:                        Citywide




Amendments to the Zoning Code and Local Coastal Program revising the City’s regulations pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) to conform with Government Code Section 65852.2, as amended effective January 1, 2017. Specifically, the amendment would establish regulations permitting the development of accessory dwelling units in single-family residential zoning districts.


Recommended Action:


1.                     Conduct a public hearing;


2.                     Find this project statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15282(h) of the CEQA Guidelines, which states that “the adoption of an ordinance regarding second units in a single-family or multifamily zone by a city or county to implement the provisions of Sections 65852.1 and 65852.2 of the Government Code” relating to “granny” housing and “second unit ordinances” are exempt from the requirements of CEQA;


3.                     Adopt Resolution No.        recommending the City Council approve  Zoning Code Amendment CA2017-003 modifying regulations pertaining to accessory dwelling units; and


4.                     Adopt Resolution No.        recommending the City Council authorize staff to submit Local Coastal Program Amendment No.LC2017-003 to the California Coastal Commission.