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File #: 20-0562    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board approve Resolution 078-2020, providing a one year tolling of land use entitlements that are valid on the effective date of this Resolution and submitted within one year thereafter, extending the permit two years from the initial expiration date, and permits that are valid on the effective date of this Resolution and submitted within one year thereafter, for one year from the initial expiration date assigned in the County of El Dorado. (Est. Time: 30 Min.) FUNDING: General Fund and Permit Revenue.
Attachments: 1. A - CRS for Tolling Resolution, 2. B - Interim Tolling Resolution, 3. Executed Resolution 078-2020
Related files: 20-0419
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Planning and Building Department, Economic Development Division, recommending the Board approve Resolution 078-2020, providing a one year tolling of land use entitlements that are valid on the effective date of this Resolution and submitted within one year thereafter, extending the permit two years from the initial expiration date, and permits that are valid on the effective date of this Resolution and submitted within one year thereafter, for one year from the initial expiration date assigned in the County of El Dorado. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: General Fund and Permit Revenue.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On March 12, 2020, the County’s Public Health Officer declared a state of emergency in El Dorado County due to COVID-19 health and safety impacts. On March 17, 2020, the Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 051-2020 ratifying the Declaration of a Local Health Emergency by the Public Health Officer due to an imminent and proximate threat to the public health from introduction of COVID-19.

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has the potential to delay the start and completion timelines for the construction of land development projects, and the land use applications and approvals/permits for these projects are at increased risk of expiring. The processing, approval, and issuance of land use entitlements and associated permits represent a substantial investment of time, money, and effort toward the successful completion of these projects, and expiration of these approvals represents a significant loss for the owners, and the County in the form of future discretionary revenues including property tax, sales tax and transient occupancy tax.

These conditions warrant and necessitate measures to mitigate adverse economic effects that may be experienced by businesses and property owners during this emergency. Implementing these measures to mitigate these adverse economic effects are consistent with General Plan Policies 10.1.2.1 and 10.1.2.2, which promot...

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