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RESOLUTION NO. HO2013 -001 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE HEARING OFFICER OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH DENYING REASONABLE <br />ACCOMMODATION NO. RA2011 -002 FOR ADDITIONS TO <br />AN EXISTING TWO -UNIT RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE TO <br />ACCOMMODATE A DISABLED PERSON, LOCATED AT <br />219 DIAMOND AVENUE (PA2011 -118) <br />THE HEARING OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH HEREBY FINDS AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION 1. STATEMENT OF FACTS. <br />1. Chapter 20.52 of the Newport Beach Municipal Code (NBMC) sets forth a process <br />to provide reasonable accommodations in the City's zoning and land use <br />regulations, policies, and practices when needed to provide an individual with a <br />disability an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling. <br />2. An application was filed by Jane Bakman, property owner, with respect to property <br />located at 219 Diamond Avenue, and legally described as Lot 28, Block 10, Section <br />Three, Balboa Island Tract, requesting accommodation from the requirements of <br />Newport Beach Municipal Code (NBMC) Section 20.18.030, (Residential Zoning <br />Districts Land Uses and Permit Requirements) to allow additions and alterations to <br />an existing two -unit dwelling in excess of the floor area limit. <br />3. The subject property is located in the R -BI (Two -Unit Residential, Balboa Island) <br />Zoning District. <br />4. A public hearing was held on May 30, 2013, in the Balboa Island Conference Room, <br />100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, California. A notice of time, place and <br />purpose of the meeting was given in accordance with the NBMC and other <br />applicable laws. Evidence, both written and oral, was presented and considered at <br />this meeting. <br />5. The hearing was presided over by Hon. John C. Woolley, retired Judge (California <br />Superior Court, Orange County), Hearing Officer for the City of Newport Beach. <br />