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CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT <br />August 9, 2018 <br />Agenda Item No. 5 <br />SUBJECT: Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Update (PA2018-099) <br />Code Amendment No. CA2018-003 <br />Local Coastal Program Amendment No. LC2018-002 <br />SITE LOCATION: Citywide <br />APPLICANT: City of Newport Beach <br />PLANNER: Jaime Murillo, Senior Planner <br />949-644-3209, jmurillo@newportbeachca.gov <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, 201 8. Specifically, the proposed amendments would <br />update regulations permitting the development of ADUs in conjunction with single-family <br />residences in all residential zoning districts, including two-unit and multiple residential <br />zoning 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 to implement the provisions <br />of Sections 65852.1 and 65852.2 of the Government Code are exempt from the <br />requirements of CEQA; <br />3)Adopt Resolution No. PC2018-025 (Attachment No. PC 1) recommending the City <br />Council approve Zoning Code Amendment No. CA2018-003 modifying regulations <br />pertaining to accessory dwelling units; and <br />4)Adopt Resolution No. PC2018-026 (Attachment No. PC 2) recommending the City <br />Council authorize staff to submit Local Coastal Program Amendment No. LC2018- <br />002 to the California Coastal Commission. <br />1