The Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing at its April 24, 2023, 6:00 p.m. meeting to consider a resolution recommending to the City Council adoption of Title 17 (Zoning) Amendments. The proposed amendments to Title 17 address State law consistency, implement the Housing Element 2023-2031, remedy issues identified during implementation, and provide clarity to the regulations adopted. The topics for these amendments include:
- State law consistency related to Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, Solar Energy Systems, and No Net Loss of Housing.
- Housing Element Implementation related to Density Calculation Methodology, Replacement of Units Lost in Redevelopment, Sites Identified for Lower-Income Housing in a Prior Housing Element(s), Live/Work Uses, Emergency Shelters, Low Barrier Navigation Centers, Supportive Housing, Large Residential Care Facilities, and Requests for Reasonable Accommodation.
- Minor Revisions related to Lot Coverage Methodology, Maximum Floor Area in the RS District, Bus Stops in Setbacks, Grading and Grubbing, Notification of Enlarged Streamside Protection Areas, Storypoles, Development Thresholds for Substantial Conformity Determinations, and Single-Unit Dwelling Lots and Development Plans.
- Other Clarifying Revisions.
Any recommendations from the Planning Commission will be provided to City Council. City Council will consider the recommendation at a later hearing to adopt any amendments to Title 17. For further information on the project, contact Andy Newkirk, Senior Planner, at (805) 961-7544 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For inquiries in Spanish, please contact Marcos Martinez at (805) 562-5500 or email@example.com.