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File #: 20-2030    Version: 1
Type: Ordinances for Introduction Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/16/2020 Final action: 11/16/2020
Title: Approve for Introduction Ordinance No. 4223 Amending Chapter 10.44 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code Regarding Recreational Vehicles
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Ordinance No. 4223, 2. Att#2 Legislative Draft Ordinance No. 4223
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Travis K. Hopkins, Assistant City Manager

Subject:
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Approve for Introduction Ordinance No. 4223 Amending Chapter 10.44 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code Regarding Recreational Vehicles
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Statement of Issue:
Recently, it was requested that staff assess the feasibility of allowing Huntington Beach residents to obtain a permit to lawfully park recreational vehicles (RVs) under 20 feet in length in front of their homes. Given that proposal, a draft ordinance was developed that if approved, would provide homeowners the ability to obtain a permit from the Police Department to park RVs under 20 feet in length in front of their home.

Financial Impact:
Not applicable.

Recommended Action:
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Approve for Introduction Ordinance No. 4223, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach amending Chapter 10.44 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code regarding recreational vehicles."
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve the proposed ordinance and direct staff accordingly.

Analysis:
Currently, the City of Huntington Beach requires a permit to park an RV of any size, a vehicle over 22 feet, or a trailer (as defined in section 10.44.060a HBMC) on a public street. The City has established a permit system which allows residents to obtain permits for the purpose of loading and unloading oversized vehicles. Permits are granted for no more than 12 days in a calendar month, and no more than 144 days in a calendar year. Similar temporary exemptions exist under the exception clause when existing medical conditions limit the off-street parking of an RV or when City permitted construction work requires the use of an RV.

The proposed ordinance would amend the Huntington Beach Municipal Code by removing the time and number of occurrence restrictions for parking recreational vehicles under 2...

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