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File #: 22-196    Version: 1 Name: Adopt Parklet Program Ordinance and Fees
Type: Ordinance Status: Action Item
File created: 8/10/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/23/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Culver City Municipal Code Section 9.08.035, Use of Sidewalks for Outdoor Dining, to Add the Use of Parklets and Other Uses in the Public Right-of-Way and Modify the Current Outdoor Dining Agreement Process; (2) Adoption of a Resolution Establishing Fees for the Parklet Program; and (3) Consider Excluding or Waiving One or More Fees.
Attachments: 1. 2021-08-23 ATT1 Parklet Ordinance.pdf, 2. 2021-08-23_ATT 2_Resolution_Establishing PROW Use Fees for Outdoor Dining.pdf, 3. 21_08_23 ATT3 Parklet Fee Payment Scenarios.pdf
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CC - (1) Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Culver City Municipal Code Section 9.08.035, Use of Sidewalks for Outdoor Dining, to Add the Use of Parklets and Other Uses in the Public Right-of-Way and Modify the Current Outdoor Dining Agreement Process; (2) Adoption of a Resolution Establishing Fees for the Parklet Program; and (3) Consider Excluding or Waiving One or More Fees.

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Meeting Date: August 23, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Joe Susca/Public Works
Phone Number: 310-253-5636

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/18/2021); Lonzo Restaurant (08/10/2021); FIN Asian Tapas (08/10/2021); Harajuku Taproom (08/10/2021); the Downtown Business Association (08/18/2021); the Culver City Chamber of Commerce (08/18/2021)

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson (08/11/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) adopt an Ordinance amending Section 9.08.035 of the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC), Use of Sidewalks for Outdoor Dining, to add the use of Parklets and other uses in the public right-of-way and modify the current outdoor dining agreement process; (2) adopt a Resolution establishing fees for the Parklet program and authorizing the Public Works Director/City Engineer to offer applicants up to 12 months to pay most of their first-year startup fees; and (3) consider various fee eliminations or their waiver in the first year that, if approved, will reduce the Parklet program's initial cost to applicants.


BACKGROUND

A Parklet is an open space typically comprised of one, two, or three adjacent curbside parking spaces located directly in front of a restaurant, art gallery, retailer, or other business and is used primaril...

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