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File #: 21-1783    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 11/2/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action: 1/25/2022
Title: Planning and Building Department, Long Range Planning Unit, Housing Community and Economic Development Programs, and Economic Development, recommending the Board: 1) Receive and file a presentation on housing; and 2) Provide staff with direction for prioritizing goals and objectives of future housing policy development. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Housing Workshop Presentation 1-25-22, 2. BOF_State_Minimum_Fire_Safe_Regs 2021_15-Day_Revisions_Published_Jan_2022_2022-01-19_FINAL.pdf, 3. BOF_State_Minimum_Fire_Safe_Regs 2021_15-Day_Revisions_Published_Jan_2022_RCRC APA Comments_2022-01-19.pdf
Related files: 22-0727
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Planning and Building Department, Long Range Planning Unit, Housing Community and Economic Development Programs, and Economic Development, recommending the Board:
1) Receive and file a presentation on housing; and
2) Provide staff with direction for prioritizing goals and objectives of future housing policy development.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
This workshop is being presented at the request of the Board of Supervisors (Board), as directed on December 2, 2020, resulting from a discussion for adoption of Urgency Ordinance 5136 for Temporary Housing Options to allow for the limited use of recreational vehicles as temporary housing (Agenda item 14, Legistar 20-1377).

Since the beginning of 2021, staff have brought a multitude of housing-related programs and projects to the Board for consideration and discussion, including a review and prioritization of the Long Range Planning Unit (LRP) work matrix (April 13, 2021, Agenda item 21, Legistar No. 21-0502).

In response to the LRP work matrix priorities, several discussions with the Board have centered on the County’s efforts for the General Plan 2021-2029 Housing Element Update (July 19, 2021, Agenda item 1, Legistar No. 21-1087 and August 31, 2021, Agenda item 44, Legistar No. 21-1397) along with consultant contact approvals for implementation programs. For example, the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Permit Ready Plans Project (March 5, 2021, Agenda item 17, Legistar No. 21-1084) and an Affordable Housing Ordinance Project (October 12, 2021, Agenda item 17, Legistar No.21-1338). Most recently, the Board reviewed the Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance 5152 in compliance with Government Code 65852.2 and 65852.22 (November 16, 2021, Agenda item [XX], Legistar No.21-1698).

In an effort to focus staff and consultant time in exploring Affordable Housing Policies and providing the Board with focused, result-driven local options, staff is seeking direction from the Board on priorities and ap...

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