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Planning Commission

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Item 2. Zoning Ordinance Amendment 17-0388 and Local Coastal Program Amendment 17-0389 to amend the City of Laguna Beach Municipal Code Chapter 25.45, relating to historic preservation. 

Staff Recommendation: Review the draft Ordinance and the additional information discussed in the staff report, listen to public testimony and provide the following:
(1) Confirm staff's recommendation that the date of 1955 remain as currently drafted;
(2) Provide a recommendation that incentives be offered to E, K, and C-rated properties equally, with the exception the Mills Act will continue to only be allowed for K and E- rated structures on the Historic Register (as currently drafted); or, recommend to the City Council that an alternative incentive program be used;
(3) Confirm staff's recommendation that the Inventory be adopted; and
(4) (a) Direct staff to return to the Planning Commission on July 19, 2017, with a Resolution recommending that the City Council adopt the draft Ordinance as currently written; or (b) Direct staff to revise the draft Ordinance, based on Planning Commission direction at tonight's meeting, and return with a revised draft Ordinance for review at the July 19, 2017 Planning Commission meeting.

The staff report contains the revised ordinance dated 6-30-17.

Staff Report

Earlier Event: July 1
Village Laguna Board Meeting
Later Event: July 7