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CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br /> PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT <br /> May 4, 2017 <br /> Agenda Item No. 2 <br /> SUBJECT: Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance (PA2017-069) <br /> SITE LOCATION: Citywide Amendment <br /> • Zoning Code Amendment CA2016-003 <br /> • Local Coastal Program Amendment LC2017-003 <br /> APPLICANT: City of Newport Beach <br /> PLANNER: Jaime Murillo, Senior Planner <br /> (949) 644-3209, Imurillo(a-) <br /> PROJECT SUMMARY <br /> Amendments to the Zoning Code and Local Coastal Program revising the City's regulations <br /> pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) to conform with Government Code Section <br /> 65852.2, as effective January 1, 2017. Specifically, the amendment would establish <br /> regulations permitting the development of ADUs in single-family residential zoning <br /> districts. <br /> RECOMMENDATION <br /> 1) Conduct a public hearing; <br /> 2) Find this project statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act <br /> (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15282(h) of the CEQA Guidelines, which states that <br /> "the adoption of an ordinance regarding second units in a single-family or <br /> multifamily zone by a city or county to implement the provisions of Sections <br /> 65852.1 and 65852.2 of the Government Code" relating to "granny" housing and <br /> "second unit ordinances" are exempt from the requirements of CEQA; <br /> 3) Adopt Resolution No. _ (Attachment No. PC 1) recommending the City Council <br /> approve Zoning Code Amendment CA2017-003 modifying regulations pertaining <br /> to accessory dwelling units; and <br /> 4) Adopt Resolution No. _ (Attachment No. PC 2) recommending the City Council <br /> authorize staff to submit Local Coastal Program Amendment No.LC2017-003 to <br /> the California Coastal Commission. <br /> 1 <br />