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File #: 20-291    Version: 1
Type: PC/DRC New Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/17/2020 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing: An ordinance amending procedures for noticing and posting requirements.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 Planning Commission Resolution No. 19-21 including draft Ordinance (clean), 3. Attachment 2 draft Ordinance (redline), 4. Attachment 3 Matrix of Surveyed Cities, 5. Attachment 4 Notice Procedures
TO: Chair and Members of the Planning Commission

THRU: Anna Pehoushek, Assistant Community Development Director

FROM: Vidal M?rquez, Assistant Planner

1. SUBJECT
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Public Hearing: An ordinance amending procedures for noticing and posting requirements.
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2. SUMMARY
An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Orange Municipal Code (Zoning) to update the general administrative procedures for noticing and posting requirements.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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Adopt Planning Commission Resolution No. 19-21 entitled:
A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of Orange recommending that the City Council adopt an ordinance amending Title 17 of the Orange Municipal Code (Zoning) to update noticing and posting requirements.

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4. AUTHORIZING GUIDELINES
Orange Municipal Code (OMC) Table 17.08.020 authorizes the Planning Commission to review and make a recommendation to the City Council on Zoning Ordinance amendments. OMC Section 17.10.020 establishes procedures by which the Planning Commission reviews ordinance amendments and makes recommendations to the City Council.
5. PROJECT BACKGROUND
In recent years the City Council, the Planning Commission, the Design Review Committee, and members of the public have inquired about the public notification related to various land use applications. For some land use application types, the noticing process is established by the California Government Code. In others the City has the discretion to determine whether certain applications warrant notification and the manner of noticing.
In an effort to better inform the public about changes to a property that could affect the surrounding neighborhood, staff conducted a review of current notification practices, the list of permits in OMC Chapter 17.08 General Administrative Procedures, and the posting procedures for certain project notifications.
In conjunction with this review, staff prepared a survey of current practices of neighboring Orange County cit...

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