Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-080PL    Version: 1 Name: PL- MicroUnits
Type: PL-Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/18/2020 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 9/3/2020 Final action: 9/3/2020
Title: Recommendation to recommend that the City Council determine that the project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15305 (Class 5 - Minor Alterations to Land Use Limitations) of the CEQA Guidelines and none of the exceptions in 15300.2 apply, and that it is further exempt pursuant to Section 15308 (Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment) and Section 15061(b)(3) (Common Sense Exemption), as it will not result directly or indirectly in significant environmental impacts. (CE20-090); and recommend that the City Council adopt Zoning Code Amendment (ZCA20-005), consisting of changes to Title 21 of the Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) that would amend section 21.15 (Definitions) and add a new section 21.45.600 related to the following: establishing related definitions and creating a pilot program to allow up to a maximum of 500 micro-unit housing units, subject to provisions outlined in the proposed ordinance...
Sponsors: Planning Commission
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit A - Pilot Program Location Map, 3. Exhibit B - Findings, 4. Exhibit C - Redline Code, 5. Staff Presentation, 6. Public Comments

TITLE

Recommendation to recommend that the City Council determine that the project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15305 (Class 5 - Minor Alterations to Land Use Limitations) of the CEQA Guidelines and none of the exceptions in 15300.2 apply, and that it is further exempt pursuant to Section 15308 (Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment) and Section 15061(b)(3) (Common Sense Exemption), as it will not result directly or indirectly in significant environmental impacts. (CE20-090); and recommend that the City Council adopt Zoning Code Amendment (ZCA20-005), consisting of changes to Title 21 of the Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) that would amend section 21.15 (Definitions) and add a new section 21.45.600 related to the following: establishing related definitions and creating a pilot program to allow up to a maximum of 500 micro-unit housing units, subject to provisions outlined in the proposed ordinance, in the Midtown (SP-1) and Downtown (PD-30) areas of the City. (Citywide)

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.