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File #: 20-135    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/21/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action:
Title: Action on Introduction of Ordinance No. 2011 Amending Chapter 18.76, ("Architectural Review") of Title 18 ("Zoning") and Making Other Clarifying Changes [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. Architectural Review Ordinance 01-21-20, 2. Council Minutes 04-07-98, 3. Council Minutes 05-02-00, 4. Ordinance No. 2012 INTRO Signed
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Introduction of Ordinance No. 2011 Amending Chapter 18.76, ("Architectural Review") of Title 18 ("Zoning") and Making Other Clarifying Changes
[Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]

Report
BACKGROUND
At the December 10, 2019 Council meeting, the City Council voted to approve the introduction of Ordinance No. 2011, which would revise the City's architectural review process. Under the ordinance, most architectural review would be conducted by City staff, rather than an Architectural Committee. Certain projects would still undergo a public hearing, but the hearing would be conducted by the Director of Community Development instead of the Architectural Committee.

At the January 14, 2020 meeting, the Council considered the ordinance for adoption, but voted to continue the Ordinance to add two types of projects to the list of development that would have to undergo a public hearing before approval. That revised ordinance is before the Council tonight.

Because this was a substantive change to the ordinance, it is necessary to re-introduce the ordinance tonight. If the introduction is approved by Council tonight, the ordinance will return to the Council again on February 11, 2020 for adoption.

DISCUSSION
Under proposed Ordinance No. 2011, most architectural review would occur at staff level, with a subset of approvals requiring a public hearing before the Director of Community Development, including multifamily developments, large-scale non-residential development, and properties on the Historic Resources Inventory (HRI). As originally proposed, the following type of single-family homes would also require a public hearing:

* Five or more bedrooms;
* Five or more bathrooms; or
* Two or more bedrooms with direct exterior access

At the January 14, 2020 Council meeting, resident Bob O'Keefe requested that the Council expand this list to include two other types of single-...

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