NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., or shortly thereafter in the Council Chambers of Cotati City Hall, 201 West Sierra Avenue, to consider the following matter:
Proposed zoning ordinance amendments to regulate accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and junior accessory dwelling units (JADUs) in accordance with state law. The proposed zoning ordinance would repeal and replace Section 17.42.170 (Second Units and Carriage Units) of the Cotati Municipal Code and amend Chapters 17.22 (Allowable Land Uses), 17.31 (Affordable Housing Requirements), 17.36 (Parking and Loading), 17.42 (Standards for Specific Uses), 17.51 (Resource Conservation), 17.52 (Growth Management), and 17.90 (Definitions).The Planning Commission will consider the proposed ordinance amendments regarding ADUs and JADUs and may provide a recommendation to the City Council. A subsequent public hearing will be held by the City Council and will be duly noticed in advance of the meeting.The Planning Division recommends that this project is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under subdivision 15282(h) of the State CEQA Guidelines since the proposed ordinance is intended to implement the provisions of Section 65852.2 of the California Government Code. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are invited to attend or send their comments on the matters listed above.