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Q ´┐ŻEwPpRT <br />CITY OF <br />s NEWPORT BEACH <br />`q44:09 City Council Staff Report <br />November 15, 2022 <br />Agenda Item No. 21 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Seimone Jurjis, Community Development Director - 949-644-3232, <br />sjurjis@newportbeachca.gov <br />PREPARED BY: Tonee Thai, Deputy Community Development Director / Chief <br />Building Official, tthai@newportbeachca.gov <br />Kevin Bass, Fire Marshal, kbass@nbfd.net <br />PHONE: 949-644-3277 <br />949-644-3108 <br />TITLE: Ordinance Nos. 2022-26 and 2022-27: Adoption of the <br />2022 California Building Standards Codes with Local Amendments <br />and the 2022 California Fire Code with Local Amendments <br />ABSTRACT: <br />The City of Newport Beach (City) enforces State of California (State) model building <br />standards and fire codes for the purpose of regulating design and construction of all <br />structures to protect life and property. Every three years, the State adopts new codes. <br />Local agencies must adopt the same codes and make amendments with specific findings <br />30 days prior to the January 1, 2023, effective date of the new codes. Attached for the <br />City Council's consideration is the resolution making specific findings to the proposed City <br />amendments along with draft ordinances introducing the revised codes. If passed, this <br />item will return for final adoption of the ordinances on November 29, 2022. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />a) Conduct a public hearing; <br />b) Find the proposed actions are not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act <br />(CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(2) and 15060(c)(3) and 15378 of the CEQA <br />Guidelines, because the code adoption and amendment will not result in a physical <br />change to the environment, directly or indirectly; <br />c) Adopt Resolution No. 2022-83, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport <br />Beach, California, Setting Forth Findings Based on Local Conditions within the City of <br />Newport Beach Which Make Certain Modifications and Changes to the International <br />Property Maintenance Code, the California Building Code, the California Residential <br />Code, the California Electrical Code, the California Mechanical Code, the California <br />Plumbing Code and the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code as Reasonably <br />Necessary Because of Local Climatic, Geographic, or Topographic Conditions; <br />21-1 <br />