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File #: 21-615    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Approve Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) No. 19-004 by approving for introduction Ordinance No. 4235 amending Section 230.26 (Affordable Housing) of the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance and adopt Resolution No. 2021-50 updating the affordable housing in-lieu fee schedule and methodology
Attachments: 1. Att #1 Suggested Findings, 2. Att #2 Draft Ordinance No. 4235, 3. Att #3 Legislative Draft - Ord. 4235, 4. Att#4 Reso 2021-50, 5. Att #5 Exhibit A - KMA Report and Financial Analysis, 6. Att #6 Planning Commission Staff Report, 7. Sup Com 9-21-21 Memo, 8. Sup Com 9-21-21 PP
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Ursula Luna-Reynosa, Director of Community Development

Subject:
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Approve Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) No. 19-004 by approving for introduction Ordinance No. 4235 amending Section 230.26 (Affordable Housing) of the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance and adopt Resolution No. 2021-50 updating the affordable housing in-lieu fee schedule and methodology
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Statement of Issue:
Transmitted for your consideration is Zoning Text Amendment No. 19-004, a City-initiated request to amend Section 230.26 (Affordable Housing) of the HBZSO to provide updated and additional options for projects to meet affordable housing requirements and revise the in-lieu fee payment option and fee calculation methodology for ownership and rental housing projects. Notably, the option to pay in-lieu fees is recommended to be expanded for ownership projects of any size and rental projects with up to 100 units. Currently, the in-lieu fee option is limited to projects consisting of 30 units or less. The Planning Commission and staff recommend approval of the request.

Financial Impact:
Not applicable.

Recommended Action:
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PLANNING COMMISSION AND STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

A) Find that Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) No. 19-004 is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) (General Rule) of the CEQA Guidelines because there is no potential for the project to have a significant effect on the environment (Attachment No. 1); and,

B) Approve ZTA No. 19-004 and approve for introduction Ordinance No. 4235 "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach Amending Section 230.26 of the Huntington Beach Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Titled Affordable Housing" (Attachment No. 2); and,

C) Adopt Resolution No. 2021-50, "A Resolution of the City Council of the City o...

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