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Q SEW Pp�T <br />CITY OF <br />�m <br />z NEWPORT BEACH <br />c�<,FORN'P City Council Staff Report <br />February 12, 2019 <br />Agenda Item No. 15 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Seimone Jurjis, Community Development Director - 949-644-3232, <br /> <br />PREPARED BY: Patrick J. Alford, Planning Program Manager <br />palford <br />PHONE: 949-644-3235 <br />TITLE: Introduction of an Ordinance Amending the City's Local Coastal <br />Program for Consistency (LC2017-002) <br />ABSTRACT - <br />The City Council will consider approval of a resolution and an ordinance amending the <br />City's certified Local Coastal Program (LCP) to correct and clarify LCP Implementation <br />Plan regulations relating to shoreline protective devices, height limits, modifications and <br />variances. The purpose of the amendment is to ensure that both the City's LCP <br />Implementation Plan (Title 21) and the Zoning Code (Title 20) are consistent with each <br />other and reduce conflicting code sections. The amendments have been approved by <br />the California Coastal Commission and the attached ordinance will amend the Newport <br />Beach Municipal Code (NBMC) incorporating the amendments into Title 21. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />a) Conduct a public hearing; <br />b) Find the action statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act <br />(CEQA) pursuant to Section 15265(a)(1) of the California Code of Regulations, Title <br />14, and Chapter 3 of the Coastal Act. Section 15265(a)(1), which exempts local <br />governments from the requirements of preparing an environmental impact report or <br />otherwise complying with CEQA in connection with the adoption of a Local Coastal <br />Program; <br />c) Adopt Resolution No. 2019-16, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport <br />Beach, California, Amending Policy 4.4.2-1 of City of Newport Beach Local Coastal <br />Program Coastal Land Use Plan to Approve Local Coastal Program Amendment <br />No. LC2017-002, as Modified by the California Coastal Commission; and <br />d) Waive full reading, direct the City Clerk to read by title only, introduce Ordinance <br />No. 2019-5, An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Newport Beach, California, <br />Amending Title 21 of the Newport Beach Municipal Code to Approve Local Coastal <br />Program Amendment No. LC2017-002, as Modified by the California Coastal <br />Commission, and pass to second reading on February 26, 2019. <br />15-1 <br />