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Adoption of Ordinance No. 1242 – ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT No. 2023-02 (HOUSING ELEMENT IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM CODE UPDATE)
Staff recommends that the City Council take the following action:
Waive full reading and adopt Ordinance No. 1242 titled “An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Brea Amending the Brea City Code by Adopting Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 2023-02 (Housing Element Program Implementation Code Update) and Approving a CEQA Exemption Determination” (Attachment A).
The Housing Element is a State-mandated chapter of the Brea General Plan that describes, identifies, and analyzes the City’s housing needs and addresses the maintenance and expansion of the housing supply to accommodate households that currently live and/or may live in Brea in an eight-year planning period. The current planning period is referred to as the 6
Cycle, which covers the period between 2021 and 2029. The 6
Cycle Housing Element (Housing Element) received final adoption by the City Council on August 16, 2022, and certification from the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on September 8, 2022. As part of the ongoing implementation of the City’s Housing Element, staff has identified a number of provisions in the Brea Code that require updates in order to implement the Housing Element Program #s 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 15, and 17 related to increasing housing production and promoting affordability. The main goal for this code amendment is to implement the Housing Element programs.
On July 18, 2023, the City Council introduced Ordinance No. 1242 for the proposed ZOTA. The comprehensive staff report package from the July 18, 2023 City Council meeting can be accessed from the following link:
On June 13, 2023, the Planning Commission, on 5-0 vote, approved a resolution recommending approval of ZOTA No. 2023-02.
The costs to process and implement the Project are included in the FY2023/2024 Community Development Department budget.
William Gallardo, City Manager
Prepared by: Jessica Newton, Senior Planner
Concurrence: Jason Killebrew, Community Development Director
A. Ordinance No. 1242
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