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File #: 19-0754    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/2/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Title: Clerk of the Board and Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board approve the Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5102 to amend Ordinance 3528 by repealing and reserving Section 8.08.020 - Hazard Removal Required of Chapter 8.08 - Fire Prevention as the language regarding the maintenance of a defensible fire break around structures and required clearing of debris from rooftops was superceded with the adoption of Ordinance 5101 on April 30, 2019 which added Chapter 8.09 - Vegetation Management. (Cont. 5/21/19, Item 23) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Route Sheet, 2. B - Draft Ordinance 5102, 3. C - Ordinance 5101 (reference only), 4. D - Ordinance 3528 (reference only), 5. Excuted Ordinance 5101, 6. Proof of Publication 5-29-19, 7. Proof of Publication 6-12-19, 8. Executed Ordinance 5102
Related files: 19-0630, 19-1175
Title
Clerk of the Board and Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board approve the Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5102 to amend Ordinance 3528 by repealing and reserving Section 8.08.020 - Hazard Removal Required of Chapter 8.08 - Fire Prevention as the language regarding the maintenance of a defensible fire break around structures and required clearing of debris from rooftops was superceded with the adoption of Ordinance 5101 on April 30, 2019 which added Chapter 8.09 - Vegetation Management. (Cont. 5/21/19, Item 23)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 21, 2019 (Item 23), the Board approved the Introduction (First Reading) of Ordinance 5102 to amend Ordinance 3528 by repealing and reserving Section 8.08.020 - Hazard Removal Required of Chapter 8.08 - Fire Prevention as the language regarding the maintenance of a defensible fire break around structures and required clearing of debris from rooftops was superceded with the adoption of Ordinance 5101 on April 30, 2019 which added Chapter 8.09 - Vegetation Management.

On April 30, 2019 (Item 11, File 19-0630) the Board adopted Ordinance 5101 which added Chapter 8.09 - Vegetation Management to the County Code. Upon further review, it was discovered that Section 8.08.020 - Hazard removal required of Chapter 8.08 - Fire Prevention should be repealed as the language is superceded by the newly-adopted ordinance.

Section 8.08.020 Hazard removal required - reads in full:
Every person, copartnership, firm, corporation and company owning, controlling, renting or operating any cabin, tent, residence, store, hotel or other like structure or improvement in any unincorporated territory in the County shall, at all times, do all the following:

A. Maintain a fire break or clearing around the cabin, tent, residence, store, hotel or other like structure or improvement free from all inflammable material for a distance of 30 feet from any portion of the structure, or to his or her property lin...

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