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File #: 20-1325    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Board Order Status: Passed
File created: 10/6/2020 In control: Planning and Building
On agenda: 10/27/2020 Final action: 10/27/2020
Title: Building Code Amendments Implementing the Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1_AOB Resolution 10-5-20.pdf, 3. Attachment 2_AOB and Appendix Q Ordinance 10-5-20.pdf, 4. Attachment 3_POST AOB and App Q Summaries.pdf, 5. Ordinance 2656, 6. Resolution 20-101

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Planning and Building Department

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Building Code Amendments Implementing the Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Adopt the attached resolution (Resolution 20-__ (Attachment 1)) making all the required findings for approval of the Alternative Owner Builder (AOB) Ordinance amendments;
2. Adopt the attached ordinance (Ordinance No. ____ (Attachment 2)) amending the existing AOB Ordinance (Sections 331-12 and 331.5 of Title III, Division 3, Chapter 1 of the Humboldt County Code) and incorporating by reference Appendix Q of the 2019 California Building Standards Code, Tiny Houses (Section 331-11 in Chapter 1 of Division 3 of Title III of the Humboldt County Code);
3. Direct the Planning and Building Department to transmit the Building Code Amendments to the State Department of Housing and Community Development and the California Building Standards Commission and file a Notice of Exemption with the Humboldt County Recorder's Office, and
4. Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary of the Ordinance amendments within 15 days after adoption by the Board, along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against each ordinance (Attachment 3) and to post in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors a certified copy of the full text of the adopted ordinance along with the names of those Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
The salary funding for preparing this staff report is included is in the General Fund contribution to the Long Range Planning unit, 1100-282.

DISCUSSION:
On September 1, 2020 the Board of Supervisors approved Zoning Ordinance amendments to establish guidelines for approval of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's) and set in motion related amendments to the County's Building Codes to amend the Alternative Owner Builder (AOB) Ordinance to all...

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