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File #: 18-1964    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: HEARING - To consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission on the proposed Title 130 Zoning Ordinance Minor Amendments submitted by El Dorado County. The minor changes include: 1) Revised Matrices of Allowed Uses (Sections 130.21.020, 130.22.020, and 130.24.020) to remove the requirement for an Administrative Permit for Vacation Home Rentals; 2) Removal of Vacation Home Rental Heading from Section 130.40.370; and 3) Corrections to inaccurate or obsolete code and document references. Recommending the Board take the following actions: 1) Determine that the amendment to the Zoning Ordinance is Categorically Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, General Rule, which provides that CEQA only applies to projects that have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Ordinance 5097 amending Title 130, Zoning, of the El Dorado County Ordina...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 2. B - Proposed Ordinance, 3. C - Planning Commission Minute Order 12-13-18, 4. D - Proof of Publicaton - Mountain Democrat, 5. E - Proof of Publicaton - Tahoe Tribune, 6. Executed Ordinance 5097
Related files: 18-1782, 18-1840
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HEARING - To consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission on the proposed Title 130 Zoning Ordinance Minor Amendments submitted by El Dorado County. The minor changes include:
1) Revised Matrices of Allowed Uses (Sections 130.21.020, 130.22.020, and 130.24.020) to remove the requirement for an Administrative Permit for Vacation Home Rentals;
2) Removal of Vacation Home Rental Heading from Section 130.40.370; and
3) Corrections to inaccurate or obsolete code and document references.
Recommending the Board take the following actions:
1) Determine that the amendment to the Zoning Ordinance is Categorically Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, General Rule, which provides that CEQA only applies to projects that have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Ordinance 5097 amending Title 130, Zoning, of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code. (Est. Time: 20 Min.)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On June 5, 2018, the Board of Supervisors approved changes to Chapter 5.56 of the County Code of Ordinances, Vacation Home Rentals. Subsequent changes to requirements and regulations for VHRs were approved at Board meetings in August and September. Since that time, Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office, Planning and Building Department, and Chief Administrative Office staff have been working diligently to implement changes to VHR regulations and the transfer of permitting/licensing to Planning and Building.

County ordinance requires a VHR owner to obtain a VHR Permit issued by the Treasurer/Tax Collector in addition to an Administrative Permit, currently required by the Zoning Ordinance and issued by Planning and Building. Minor changes to the Zoning Ordinance will allow these functions to be combined, eliminating the need for both processes. The changes will not eliminate any requirements for owners, managers, or ren...

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