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Planning Commission Resolution No. PC2020-040 <br />Page 2 of 43 <br /> <br /> <br />E. Affordable Housing Implementation Plan (“AHIP”) - A program specifying how the <br />Project would meet the City’s affordable housing requirements, in exchange for a <br />request of 20 percent increase in density. The Applicant also seeks one (1) <br />development concession related to the mix of affordable units, pursuant to Chapter <br />20.32 (Density Bonus) of the NBMC and Government Code Section 65915; <br /> <br />F. Development Agreement (“DA”) - An agreement between the Applicant and the <br />City, which would provide vested rights to develop the Project, while also providing <br />negotiated public benefits; and <br /> <br />G. Addendum to the 2006 General Plan Update Program Environmental Impact <br />Reports (“Addendum”) - Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act <br />(“CEQA”), the addendum addresses reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts <br />resulting from the Project. <br /> <br />3. The Property is designated MU-H2 (Mixed-Use Horizonal 2) by the City of Newport Beach <br />General Plan (“General Plan”) Land Use Element and located within the Airport Business <br />Area, which is regulated by the Airport Business Area Integrated Conceptual Development <br />Plan (“ICDP”). The ICDP allocates a maximum of 260 residential units to be developed on <br />the Property. <br /> <br />4. The Property is currently located within the PC-15 (Koll Center Newport Planned <br />Community Office Site B) Zoning District. <br /> <br />5. The Property is not located within the coastal zone, therefore, an amendment to the <br />Coastal Land Use Plan or a coastal development permit are not required. <br /> <br />6. A telephonic public hearing was held on November 5, 2020 in the City Council Chambers <br />located at 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, due to the Declaration of a State <br />Emergency and Proclamation of Local Emergency related to COVID-19. A notice of time, <br />place and purpose of the hearing was given in accordance with Government Code <br />Section 54950 et. seq. (“Ralph M. Brown Act”), Chapter 15.45 (Development <br />Agreements), Chapter 19.74 (Lot Line Adjustments), 20.56 (Planned Community District <br />Procedures) and Chapter 20.62 (Public Hearings) of the NBMC. Evidence, both written <br />and oral, was presented to, and considered by, the Planning Commission at this hearing. <br /> <br />SECTION 2. CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT DETERMINATION. <br /> <br />1. On July 25, 2006, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2006-75, thereby certifying the <br />adequacy and completeness of the Environmental Impact Report (“EIR”) for the General <br />Plan Update (SCH No. 2006011119). The EIR was prepared in compliance with CEQA <br />Guidelines set forth in the California Public Resources Code Section 21000 et seq. and <br />its implementing State regulations set forth in the California Code of Regulations Title <br />14, Division 6, Chapter 3 (“CEQA Guidelines”) and City Council Policy K-3. Additionally, <br />in accordance with Section 15168(a) of the CEQA Guidelines, the City prepared the EIR