Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0690    Version: Name: DS - Parks Zoning Dedication
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 6/13/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/5/2022 Final action: 7/5/2022
Title: Recommendation to declare ordinance amending the Use District Map of the City of Long Beach as said Map has been established and amended by amending portions of Parts 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, and 24 of said Map for parks rezoning, read and adopted as read. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Development Services
Attachments: 1. 062122-H-21sr&att, 2. 070522-ORD-36sr&att.pdf, 3. ORD-22-0018.pdf
Related files: 21-0959
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/5/20222 City Council approve recommendation and adoptPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/21/20221 City Council declare ordinance read the first time and laid over to the next regular meeting of the City Council for final readingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
TITLE
Recommendation to declare ordinance amending the Use District Map of the City of Long Beach as said Map has been established and amended by amending portions of Parts 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, and 24 of said Map for parks rezoning, read and adopted as read. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The Development Services and Parks, Recreation and Marine Departments have been working collaboratively for more than five years to assure land records, zoning, dedications and the general plan designations of the parks within the City of Long Beach (City) are accurate, up-to-date and consistent across multiple regulatory instruments and documents. This current tranche of requests represents major progress toward updating and ensuring appropriate protections for all the City’s parks. On June 20, 2019 and November 18, 2021, the Parks and Recreation Commission recommended the dedication or designation of 29 existing City-owned parks, including any other land use actions needed such as General Plan Amendments, Zoning Code Amendments, and Zone Changes (Attachment A). Dedication is the process that applies to City-owned parkland to protect the park in perpetuity for public open space use. The City Charter states that the Parks and Recreation Commission shall have exclusive authority over all leisure activities in public parks and recreational facilities, controlled or operated by the City; and shall recommend to the City Manager and the City the dedication of public land for public parks.

Since June 2019, further assessment of the properties has informed the process and land use actions necessary to ensure the protection and preservation of the subject parks for open space use by the public in perpetuity by ensuring that each of the park properties has the appropriate General Plan Land Use Element (LUE) PlaceType (PlaceType) and Zoning District Designations and that each park is properly dedicated as parkland. The parks are being grouped by the type of land use actions required and the subj...

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