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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 8

Meeting Date: October 11, 2005

Subject/Title: Second Reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 813 for an amendment (RZ 05-14) to the Brentwood Municipal Code Chapter 17.620.012 to allow consideration of shared parking for restaurant uses in shopping centers less than 50,000 sq. ft. as part of the conditional use permit review for a restaurant.

Prepared by: Heidi Jo Kline, Planning Manager

Submitted by: Howard Sword, Community Development Director

RECOMMENDATION
The Planning Commission and staff recommend that the City Council waive the second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 813 approving a zoning amendment to Chapter 17.620.012.J.3 of the Municipal Code to allow consideration of shared parking for restaurant uses in shopping centers less than 50,000 sq. ft. as part of the conditional use permit review for a restaurant.

BACKGROUND
At its meeting of September 27, 2005, the City Council introduced and waived the first reading of Ordinance No. 813.

FISCAL IMPACT
Fiscal impact to the City would be negligible.

Attachments:
Ordinance No. 813

ORDINANCE NO.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD RECOMMENDING AN AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 17.620.012.J.3 OFF-STREET PARKING.

WHEREAS, the current Chapter 17.620.012.J.3 Off-Street Parking is outdated and needs to meet the modern needs of a growing mixed use community and meet the expectations of its citizen; and

WHEREAS, a duly noticed public hearing on this project was advertised in the Brentwood Press on September 16, 2005; and

WHEREAS, the environmental effects of this proposed action have been considered and subject to the California Environmental Quality Act Section 15305 will not have a significant effect on the environment and thereby exempt from any further environmental review; and

WHEREAS, the City Council held a public hearing on September 27, 2005 for the purpose of reviewing the application (RZ 05-14), considering the Planning Commission's action, reviewing the staff report, which includes an analysis of the consistency of the proposed project with all goals and policies of the General Plan, and considering all comments made by public testimony with the respect to this project amendment and all other documents; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Brentwood makes the following supporting findings for this rezoning:

1. No text amendment shall occur, which is inconsistent with the City’s General Plan. In making a decision the City Council considers the consistency of the proposed action to the Municipal Code and whether the proposed action is inappropriate or otherwise contrary to the public interest. The City Council finds that the proposed text amendment is consistent with the public interest and the City’s General Plan Land Use Element Goal 3 Economic Vitality which encourages high quality and, innovative new commercial development throughout the City that meets the existing and future needs of Brentwood residents and visitors, corresponds with local and regional parking demand studies.

2. That the amendment will expound Chapter 17.620.012.J.3 so that activities may be conducted in harmony with other uses and encourages or creates the opportunity for new restaurants to serve the community.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood that:

1. Approval of the amendment to the text of Chapter 17.620.012.J.3 of the Municipal Code as indicated below attached hereto and made a part of this ordinance:

CHAPTER 17.620 Off-Street Parking

17.620.012.J. Eating and Drinking Places:

3. When located in shopping centers, the number of required parking spaces may be reduced at the time of issuance of a conditional use permit based on the following factors:

a. Mix of land uses within the shopping center and their projected parking demand,

b. Hours of operation of the various land uses,

c. Floor area of shopping center,

d. If the shopping center is existing, the number of parking spaces actually occupied at peak hours,

THE FOREGOING ORDINANCE was introduced with the first reading waived at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 27th day of September, 2005, and adopted at a regular meeting of Brentwood City Council on the 11th day of October, 2005, by the following vote:
 

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