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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> ORDINANCE 2016-08 <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> AMENDING THE TRUCKEE MUNICIPAL CODE, TITLE 18, DEVELOPMENT CODE <br /> REGARDING HIGH-DENSITY RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS (MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS, 11 <br /> OR MORE UNITS) WITHIN THE DOWNTOWN VISITOR LODGING (DVL)ZONING DISTRICT <br /> WHEREAS, the 2014-2019 Housing Element identifies the parcel within the Downtown <br /> Visitor Lodging zoning district as a candidate site to allow high-density residential to meet the 4th <br /> Cycle Regional Housing Need Allocation for the Town of Truckee; and <br /> WHEREAS, on March 22, 2016, the Town Council adopted the 2016 Council Goals <br /> which included increasing the availability of "locals" housing through policy development, <br /> prioritization of resources, identification of new funding sources and pursuit of regional <br /> collaboration and partnerships; and <br /> WHEREAS, on April 26, 2016, the Town Council authorized the initiation of the <br /> process to modify the Development Code to allow and incentivize high-density residential with a <br /> minimum of 16 dwelling units per acre within the Downtown Visitor Lodging Zoning District; <br /> The Town Council of the Town of Truckee Does Ordain as Follows: <br /> Section 1. <br /> Enactment. Title 18, Development Code, of the Municipal Code is hereby amended as <br /> designated in Exhibit "A" and Exhibit "B" attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. <br /> Section 2. <br /> Findings. The Council hereby adopts the following findings in support of adoption of this <br /> ordinance and the amendments to Title 18, Development Code. The August 23, 2016 Town <br /> Council staff report and meeting minutes, and the July 19, 2016 Planning Commission staff <br /> report and meeting minutes are hereby incorporated herein by reference and provide a factual <br /> basis for the findings <br /> a. The proposed amendments ensure and maintain internal consistency with all the <br /> goals, policies, and'actions of all elements of the General Plan and the Downtown Specific Plan. <br /> b. The proposed amendments would not be detrimental to the public interest, <br /> health, safety, convenience, or welfare of the Town. <br /> c. The proposed amendments ensure and maintain internal consistency with other <br /> applicable provisions of the Development Code. <br /> Section 3. <br /> CEQA Findings. The Town Planner has determined the proposed amendments to the <br /> Development Code implement the goals and policies of the 2014-2019 Housing Element for <br /> which the Town Council adopted a Negative Declaration in accordance with the California <br /> Environmental Quality Act statute and guidelines. The Initial Study found that all potentially <br /> significant impacts that may result from the adoption of the 2014-2019 Housing Element have <br />