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File #: 23-1586    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/11/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/24/2023 Final action: 10/24/2023
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, Long Range Planning Unit, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 4511 with PlaceWorks, Inc. for assistance in the development of the County’s Housing Element Update Project and Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit Plan Program, increasing the compensation amount by $25,407 for a not-to-exceed amount of $246,078 and augmenting the Scope of Work, with no changes to the term of the Agreement. FUNDING: Building Permit Fee Revenue.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 2. B - Amendment III to Agreement 4511 - PE, 3. C - Amendment II to Agreement 4511, 4. D - Amendment I to Agreement 4511, 5. E - Agreement 4511, 6. Executed Agreement 4511
Related files: 20-0170, 19-1865, 21-1084, 22-2282
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, Long Range Planning Unit, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 4511 with PlaceWorks, Inc. for assistance in the development of the County’s Housing Element Update Project and Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit Plan Program, increasing the compensation amount by $25,407 for a not-to-exceed amount of $246,078 and augmenting the Scope of Work, with no changes to the term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: Building Permit Fee Revenue.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Due to unforeseen delays and the evolving nature of the California Building Standards Code, Title 24, it has been determined that an increase in compensation will be required to finalize the Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Plan Program that is currently undergoing final edits and revisions. This proposed Amendment III with PlaceWorks, Inc. (PlaceWorks) increases the compensation amount by $25,407, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $246,078, replaces the ADU Scope of Work with Amended ADU Scope of Work (Amended Exhibit D) and replaces the ADU Cost Proposal with Amended ADU Cost Proposal (Amended Exhibit F), with no changes to the term. Although the total not-to-exceed amount is $246,078, the County’s Housing Element Update Project, Tasks 1-18, was completed with $10,407 remaining. Due to prior agreement language, $10,407 of the total not-to-exceed amount of $246,078 will not be expended and will remain within Tasks 1-18. This proposed budget increase of $25,407 is expected to see the Permit Ready ADU Plan project, Task 19, to completion.

The purpose of the ADU Plan Program is to encourage the construction of ADUs by offering property owners a pre-approved ADU building plan and optional facades. The Permit Ready ADU Plan program will serve as the foundation for the implementation of the County’s housing strategy to develop, and offer free of charge, prototype plans for ADUs to reduce permi...

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