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CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT <br />r� = March 8, 2018 <br />Cq��p0.N�P Agenda Item No. 8 <br />SUBJECT: 2017 General Plan Status Report (PA2007-195) <br />PLANNER: Melinda Whelan. Assistant Planner <br />949-644-3221, mwhelan(a)newportbeachca.gov <br />RECOMMENDATION <br />1) Find the preparation, review and submission of the 2017 General Plan Status Report <br />not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) as the actions are not <br />a project as defined by Section 15378(b)(2) of the Public Resources Code; <br />2) Review and comment on the 2017 General Plan Status Report; and <br />3) Recommend the City Council review and authorize the submittal of the 2017 General <br />Plan Status Report to the California Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and the <br />State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). <br />DISCUSSION <br />Government Code Section 65400 and General Plan Implementation Program 1.3 require <br />the preparation of an annual report on the status of the General Plan and progress in its <br />implementation. Following City Council review, the report needs to be sent to the Office <br />of Planning and Research (OPR) and the Department of Housing and Community <br />Development (HCD). <br />The 2017 General Plan Status Report follows preparation guidelines set forth by OPR. <br />The report reflects the status of the implementation measures at the conclusion of 2017, <br />and does not reflect changes or updates which may have been directed in 2018. The <br />implementation programs contained in Chapter 13 of the General Plan are included for <br />reference as Attachment PC1. The report is the City's self-assessment of the status and <br />implementation of the General Plan and Housing Element. The report is broken up into <br />two parts: Part 1) General Plan Implementation Programs; and Part 2) Housing Element <br />Annual Report (Attachment PC2). <br />The Housing Element Annual Report is mandated by Government Code Sections 65583 <br />and 65584 and demonstrates the City's progress in meeting its share of regional housing <br />needs and Housing Element programs. The Housing Element Report follows the <br />1 <br />