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Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Proposed Regulations City Council Public Hearing

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF

DRAFT ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT REGULATION AMENDMENTS,

INCLUDING DRAFT LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAM AMENDMENTS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF REDONDO BEACH ON THE FOLLOWING MATTER. ANY AND ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD

SUBJECT OF HEARING: Public hearing to consider the introduction and first reading of two ordinances to amend Title 10, Chapter 2 (Zoning Ordinance) and Title 10, Chapter 5 (Coastal Land Use Plan Implementing Ordinance) of the Redondo Beach Municipal Code and Local Coastal Program pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) in residential zones consistent with State Law.

The City Council will also consider adoption of findings/exemptions under the California Environment Quality Act (CEQA), including but not limited to findings that said additional regulations and/or amendments of existing regulations are not subject to CEQA pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(2), 15060(c)(3), and 15061(b)(3).

The City Council will also consider adoption of a resolution authorizing the transmittal of the Local Coastal Program amendments to the California Coastal Commission for certification.

PUBLIC HEARING: The public hearing on this matter will take place before the City Council on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, by Virtual Meeting pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20 issued by Governor Newsom. All City Council members and City staff will participate by teleconference/virtual meeting. The meeting will be broadcast live through Spectrum Channel 8 and Frontier Communications Channel 41 and also livestreamed on the City’s website at www.redondo.org/RBTV and YouTube at  https://www.youtube.com/c/CityofRedondoBeachIT.

PUBLIC COMMENT: There will be two options for public testimony during the meeting as outlined below:

  1. Interested persons may submit a written eComment through the City’s agenda webpage at https://redondo.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx. Specific instructions for eComment will be provided on the agenda cover page when it is released at least 72 hours prior to the public hearing. eComments will be read out loud by City staff during the public hearing and are limited to 3 minutes in length. Only one eComment per person.

  2. Oral public testimony can be provided live by joining the virtual meeting by computer or phone-in. Specific instructions for joining live will be provided on the agenda cover page when it is released at least 72 hours prior to the public hearing. Each speaker can speak only once and speakers are limited to 3 minutes.

A person may either comment live or submit an eComment, but cannot do both.

For those that cannot participate during the public hearing, written comments for the City Council on this matter may be submitted by email to PlanningRedondo@redondo.org. Written comments will be accepted up to 3:00 p.m. the day of the public hearing, October 6, 2020, to allow time for distribution to the City Council as a Blue Folder item.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: City offices are closed to the public until further notice during the Safer at Home Order. Materials related to this matter including the recommended ordinance amendments, draft Local Coastal Program (LCP) amendments with the resolution of submittal, are available for review on this webpage at the links below.

The draft amendments are also provided for review to the California Coastal Commission South Coast Area Office consistent with Title 14, Cal. Code Regs. Section 13515.

The City Council agenda and administrative report will be available for review at least 72 hours prior to the public hearing, in accordance with state law and local ordinance, on the City’s website at the following link: https://redondo.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx. Select the October 6, 2020 City Council meeting.

For additional information or questions, contact the City of Redondo Beach Planning Division by email at PlanningRedondo@redondo.org. A staff person will provide assistance.

If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing.

PUBLISH: SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 (BEACH REPORTER)

Proposed ADU Code Amendments - Inland

Proposed ADU Code Amendments - Coastal Zone

Draft Resolution of Submittal to Coastal Commission and HCD

Arnold & Associates Summary of Housing Bills Enacted

Office of Planning & Research (OPR) Legislative Summary

CA APA Webinar on ADU Regulations

Memo from CA Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD) regarding ADUs