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<br /> <br /> <br />DATE: June 6, 2017 <br /> <br />TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council <br /> <br />FROM: Jason Kruckeberg, Assistant City Manager/Development Services Director <br /> By: Jim Kasama, Community Development Administrator <br /> Prepared By: Lisa Flores, Planning Services Manager <br /> Amanda Landry, AICP, Senior Planner <br /> <br />SUBJECT: ORDINANCE NO. 2347 AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF ARTICLE <br />IX, CHAPTER 1 OF THE ARCADIA MUNICIPAL CODE (THE <br />DEVELOPMENT CODE), WITH AN EXEMPTION UNDER THE <br />CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT ("CEQA"), TO UPDATE <br />THE CITY’S REGULATIONS FOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS, <br />AND TO ADDRESS MINOR TEXT CLEANUPS <br /> Recommendation: Adopt <br /> <br />SUMMARY <br />At its regular meeting of May 2, 2017, the City Council conducted a public hearing and <br />discussed regulations pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units (“ADU’s”) and minor text <br />cleanups to the Development Code. The public hearing was continued to the May 16 <br />meeting, with direction for staff to return with a revised “sliding scale” pertaining to the <br />size of allowable ADU’s based on lot size. At its regular meeting of May 16, 2017, on a <br />3-2 vote, the City Council introduced Ordinance No. 2347, with an exemption under the <br />California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), to amend various sections of Article IX <br />of the Arcadia Municipal Code to revise the regulations and requirements pertaining to <br />ADU’s and to correct minor typographical errors and inconsistencies that have been <br />noted during the course of implementing the updated Development Code that became <br />effective in December 2016. Attached are Ordinance No. 2347, the Notice of <br />Exemption, and the Staff Reports from both the May 2 and May 16 meetings. <br />RECOMMENDED ACTION <br />It is recommended that the City Council adopt Ordinance No. 2347 amending various <br />sections of Article IX, Chapter 1 of the Arcadia Municipal Code (The Development <br />Code), with an exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), to <br />update the City’s regulations for accessory dwelling units, and to address minor text <br />cleanups. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />