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RESOLUTION NO. 2020-3 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, INITIATING <br />AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 20 ENTITLED "PLANNING AND <br />ZONING" AND TITLE 21 ENTITLED "LOCAL COASTAL <br />PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION PLAN" OF THE CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH MUNICIPAL CODE RELATED TO <br />STATE MANDATED REGULATIONS OF ACCESSORY <br />DWELLING AND JUNIOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS <br />(PA2019-248) <br />WHEREAS, Section 20.66.020 of the Newport Beach Municipal Code ("NBMC") <br />provides that the City Council of the City of Newport Beach ("City Council") may initiate <br />an amendment to the Zoning Code with or without a recommendation from the Planning <br />Commission; <br />WHEREAS, City Council Policy K-1 entitled "General Plan and Local Coastal <br />Program" requires amendments to the City of Newport Beach certified Local Coastal <br />Program codified in Title 21 of the NBMC to be initiated by the City Council; <br />WHEREAS, the California Legislature recently approved, and the Governor <br />signed, Senate Bill 13 (Chapter 653, Statutes of 2019), Assembly Bill 68 (Chapter 655, <br />Statutes of 2019), and AB 881 (Chapter 659, Statutes of 2019), which amend California <br />Government Code Sections 65852.2 and 65852.22 to impose new limits on the City's <br />regulation of Accessory Dwelling Units ("ADUs") and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units <br />("JADUs"); <br />WHEREAS, Government Code Sections 65852.2 and 65852.22 conflict with the <br />City's current regulation of ADUs and JADUs; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council desires to amend Title 20 and Title 21 of the NBMC <br />adopting new regulations for ADUs and JADUs that comply with Government Code <br />Sections 65852.2 and 65852.22, to maintain local control and mitigate potential impacts <br />to existing residential property. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Newport Beach resolves as <br />follows: <br />Section 1: The City Council hereby initiates amendments to Title 20 "Planning <br />and Zoning" of the NBMC and Title 21 "Local Coastal Program Implementation Plan" <br />of the NBMC to adopt new regulations for ADUs and JADUs. <br />