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File #: 17-0901    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/8/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/12/2017 Final action: 9/12/2017
Title: Community Development Services, Planning and Building Department, recommending the Board take the following actions to initiate the process to make various updates to the Zoning Ordinance: 1) Approve and adopt Resolution of Intention 139-2017 to amend the Zoning Ordinance for Minor Amendments; and 2) Approve and adopt Resolution of Intention 140-2017 to amend the Zoning Ordinance for Major Amendments. (Est. Time: 30 Min.) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Staff Memo BOS 9-12-17, 2. B - ROI 139-2017 Minor ZO Amend BOS 9-12-17, 3. B - Revised ROI 139-2017 Minor ZO Amend BOS 9-12-17, 4. C- ROI 140-2017 Major ZO Amend BOS 9-12-17, 5. C - Revised ROI 140-2017 Major ZO Amend BOS 9-12-17, 6. D - Counsel Review Sheets BOS 9-12-17, 7. E - BOS Presentation_ZO Updates ROI's 9-12-17, 8. Public Comment Rcvd 9-11-17 BOS 9-12-17, 9. Executed Resolution 139-2017, 10. Executed Resolution 140-2017
Related files: 18-0942, 19-1022
Title
Community Development Services, Planning and Building Department, recommending the Board take the following actions to initiate the process to make various updates to the Zoning Ordinance:
1) Approve and adopt Resolution of Intention 139-2017 to amend the Zoning Ordinance for Minor Amendments; and
2) Approve and adopt Resolution of Intention 140-2017 to amend the Zoning Ordinance for Major Amendments. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services, Planning and Building Department (Planning), recommending the Board take the following actions to initiate the process to make various updates to the Zoning Ordinance:
1) Approve and adopt Resolution of Intention 139-2017 to amend the Zoning Ordinance for Minor Amendments; and
2) Approve and adopt Resolution of Intention 140-2017 to amend the Zoning Ordinance for Major Amendments.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On December 15, 2015 (Item 42), the Board adopted a comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Update (2015 Update), which became effective January 15, 2016. Planning has identified a number of minor changes needed to correct errors, clarify language, correct references, and consolidate/renumber previously adopted zoning regulations not included in the 2015 Update. In addition, Planning has identified several major changes that could be considered by the Board as part of a separate update effort.

The first step in amending the Zoning Ordinance is the adoption of a Resolution of Intention (ROI), as required by Section 130.63.020 (Ordinance Amendments and Zone Change Applications) of the Zoning Ordinance. The purpose of two separate ROIs is to identify minor changes to the Zoning Ordinance that can be processed quickly and group those changes together under one ROI, while grouping other major changes with longer process time frames under a separate ROI.

Following adoption of both ROIs, Planning will complete public review drafts o...

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