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ORDINANCE NO. 82 -14 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT <br />BEACH, AMENDING TITLE 20 OF THE NEWPORT <br />• BEACH MUNICIPAL CODE PROHIBITING THE DEVELOPMENT <br />OF TIME -SHARE PROJECTS WITHIN THE CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of Newport Beach has found and <br />determined that time -share developments create unique problems related to <br />transient occupancy such as increased traffic and demand for city services; <br />and; <br />WHEREAS, the unique characteristics of time -share projects can <br />have an adverse impact on immediately adjacent areas and the City as a whole; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, construction of new time -share projects on property <br />suitable for visitor accommodation facilities would remove usable property for <br />use as hotel /motel or other visitor serving facilities which could contribute <br />to a shortage of available motel and hotel facilities to the detriment of the <br />. overall good of the City; and <br />WHEREAS, the General Plan of Newport Beach encourages the <br />preservation of affordable rental dwellings for both long term residents and <br />transient visitors; and <br />WHEREAS, the conversion of dwelling units within the City to <br />time -share projects eliminates dwellings otherwise available for rental in the <br />City; and <br />WHEREAS, time -share projects within the City would negatively <br />impact the existing character, economy, and values of the City, and that <br />prohibition of such projects is necessary to protect such health, safety, and <br />welfare of the general public. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Newport Beach does <br />ordain that the Newport Beach Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows: <br />. SECTION 1. Chapter 20.76 entitled Time -Share Developments is <br />hereby added to the Newport Beach Municipal Code as follows: <br />SECTIONS: <br />20.76.005 Intent <br />20.76.010 Definitions <br />20.76.015 Prohibitions <br />20.76.020 Separability <br />