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File #: 20-1075    Version: 1 Name: CC - 2nd Reading SFD Text Amendment
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/15/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/22/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of an Ordinance Approving a Zoning Code Amendment Modifying Development Standards for the Single-Family (R1) Residential Zone.
Attachments: 1. 2020-06-22_ATT_Ordinance_ZCA_Single Family Design Guidelines_FINAL.pdf, 2. 2020-06-22_ATT - Residential Hillside Overlay Map.pdf
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CC - Adoption of an Ordinance Approving a Zoning Code Amendment Modifying Development Standards for the Single-Family (R1) Residential Zone.
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Meeting Date: June 22, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Michael Allen/Current Planning Manager
William Kavadas/Assistant Planner

Phone Number: (310) 253-5727 / (310) 253-5706
Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]
Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [X] No [] Date: January 22, 2020
Commission Name: Planning Commission

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/18/2020)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (06/16/2020)


RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council adopt an Ordinance (Attachment No. 1) approving Zoning Code Text Amendment P2019-0036-ZCA modifying standards for the Single-Family (R1) Residential Zone.


BACKGROUND

On January 22, 2020, the Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed Zoning Code Amendment with several modifications that included introduction of rooftop equipment screening standards, elimination of increased 30-foot second-story front yard setbacks, clarification of double height floor area measurement, and revision of FAR to 0.50.

At the May 26, 2020 City Council meeting, the City Council unanimously introduced the proposed Ordinance Zoning Code Amendment P2019-0036-ZCA, with modifications. Pursuant to City Council's direction, Exhibit A to the proposed Ordinance was modified as follows:

* FAR is reduced from 0.50 to 0.45 to better reflect the input received by community members.
* Grading standard for neighborhood consistency has been added to ensure that new building pads in hillside neighborhoods with cross slope conditions maintain a grade that is the average elevation of the immediately adjoining lots calculated as the sum of the adjoining lot elevation divided by two.

The proposed ...

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