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RESOLUTION NO. 2020-24 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING <br />SUBMITTAL OF LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAM <br />AMENDMENT NO. LC2019-008 TO THE CALIFORNIA <br />COASTAL COMMISSION TO REPEAL AND REPLACE <br />SECTION 21.48.200 (ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS) <br />OF TITLE 21 (LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAM <br />IMPLEMENTATION PLAN) AND AMEND RELATED <br />PROVISIONS OF THE NEWPORT BEACH MUNICIPAL <br />CODE APPLICABLE TO ACCESSORY DWELLING <br />UNITS AND JUNIOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS <br />PURSUANT TO STATE LAW (PA2019-248) <br />WHEREAS, Section 30500 of the California Public Resources Code requires each <br />county and city to prepare a local coastal program ("LCP") for that portion of the coastal <br />zone within its jurisdiction; <br />WHEREAS, in 2005, the City of Newport Beach ("City") adopted the City of <br />Newport Beach Local Coastal Program Coastal Land Use Plan ("Local Coastal Program") <br />as amended from time to time including most recently on February 12, 2019, via <br />Resolution No. 2019-16; <br />WHEREAS, the California Coastal Commission effectively certified the City's Local <br />Coastal Implementation Plan on January 13, 2017, and the City added Title 21 ("Local <br />Coastal Program Implementation Plan") ("Title 21") to the City of Newport Beach <br />Municipal Code ("NBMC") whereby the City assumed coastal development permit -issuing <br />authority on January 30, 2017; <br />WHEREAS, the California Legislature adopted and Governor Newsom signed <br />Senate Bill 13 and Assembly Bills 68 and 881 in 2019 amending California Government <br />Code Sections 65852.2 and 65852.22, which took effect January 1, 2020, imposing new <br />limitations on local agencies, including charter cities, ability to regulate accessory dwelling <br />units and junior accessory dwelling units; <br />WHEREAS, Government Code Section 65852.2(a)(4) deems existing ordinances <br />governing accessory dwelling units that do not meet the requirements of its provisions <br />null and void as of the legislation's effective date in which case the standards established <br />under state law apply; <br />