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File #: 20-1131    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/20/2020 In control: Planning and Building Services
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Introducing and Waiving an Ordinance Amending Mendocino County Code Chapters 1.04, 1.08 and 16.30 Relating to Code Enforcement Procedures and Regulations, Including Administrative Penalty Increases Relating to Stormwater, Cannabis and Building Violations (Sponsors: Planning and Building Services and County Counsel)
Sponsors: Planning and Building Services, Steve Dunnicliff
Attachments: 1. 1.Staff Memo.pdf, 2. 2. Draft Ordinance-Clean.pdf, 3. 3. Ch. 1.08 (red line) 2020.11.19.pdf, 4. 4. Ch. 16.30 (red line) 2020.11.19.pdf, 5. Ordinance Summary 2020.11.19.pdf, 6. 12-06-20 Sovereign Correspondence, 7. 12-06-20 Bennett Correspondence, 8. 12-06-20 MCA Correspondence, 9. 12-07-20 CCAG Correspondence, 10. 12-07-20 Chaitanya Correspondence, 11. 12-07-20 Thilman Correspondence, 12. 12-08-20 MCFB Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Planning and Building Services and County Counsel
MEETING DATE: December 8, 2020


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
John Burkes, Brent Schultz
PHONE:
234-6650
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Michael Makdisi
PHONE:
234-6885


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 15 Mins


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Introducing and Waiving an Ordinance Amending Mendocino County Code Chapters 1.04, 1.08 and 16.30 Relating to Code Enforcement Procedures and Regulations, Including Administrative Penalty Increases Relating to Stormwater, Cannabis and Building Violations (Sponsors: Planning and Building Services and County Counsel)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Introduce and waive first reading of Ordinance amending Mendocino County Code Chapters 1.04, 1.08 and 16.30 relating to code enforcement procedures and regulations, including administrative penalty increases relating to stormwater, cannabis and building violations.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The Board of Supervisors established Ch. 1.08 on January 10, 2017 with Ord. No. 4371, and amended Ch. 16.30 on August 27, 2013 with Ord. No. 4313.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Planning and Building Services requests amendments to certain code enforcement provisions of Chapters 1.04, 1.08 and 16.30 for the purpose of improving the County's ability to effectively and efficiently obtain code compliance. The impetus of the present proposal is to increase administrative penalties that are currently not sufficient to deter certain violations, or to encourage abatement, and do not recover costs of staff time spent. However, the present proposal includes other substantive changes such as modifying and clarifying procedures, expanding the use of enforcement tools such as the recording of notices of violations, as well as updating the code to bring it into conformance with changes in state law. The proposed changes reflect over three years of ...

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