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11/05/2019 06D Environmental Policy, YMC Ch. 6.88 - Set Hearing Date 't..an,gtntj ka d E$A aY BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 6.D. For Meeting of: November 5, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Set date of December 3, 2019, for an open record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation regarding proposed text amendments to YMC Chapter 6.88 Environmental Policy, Title 14 Subdivisions, and Title 15 Urban Area Zoning Ordinance SUBMITTED BY: Joan Davenport,AI CP, Community Development Director Joseph Calhoun, Planning Manager(509) 575-6042 SUMMARY EXPLANATION: The City of Yakima Planning Commission, after holding several study sessions throughout 2019 and conducting an open record public hearing on October 23, 2019, is recommending text amendments to YMC Chapter 6.88 and Titles 14 and 15. The text amendments include the following: 1. YMC § 15.02.020 — Definitions a. Modification to Accessory Dwelling Unit for consistency with YMC § 15.09.045. b. New definition for Congregate Living Facility and removal of Boardinghouse. c. Modification to Dwelling multiple-Family. d. Modification of Bed and Breakfast 2. YMC § 15.03.020(B)— R-1 District Intent Statement a. Modification to allow a density of up to seven dwelling units per acre, regardless of dwelling type. 3. YMC § 15.04.030, Table 4-1 — Permitted Land Uses a. Several changes to zones where different housing types can locate and modification to levels of review. 4. YMC § 15.04.060 —Accessory Uses a. Correction to the allowed number of pets that can be kept at a residence. 5. YMC Ch. 15.02.020 — Definitions and YMC § 15.04.120 — Home Occupations a. Adding definition for"Home occupation, taxicab operator." 2 b. Adding Taxicab Operator to Table 4-2. 6. YMC § 15.03.020 — District and map overlay intent statements and YMC Table 4-1 — Permitted Land Uses a. Adding "light manufacturing, processing, research" to the Regional Development (RD) district intent statement. b. Adding certain uses and modifying the level of review of certain uses in the RD zone. 7. Various sections—Appeals a. Revised definition of"Party of Record" in YMC § 15.02.020 b. All appeal language is being consolidated to YMC Ch. 16.08. Modified sections include: i. YMC Ch. 1.43 — Hearing Examiner ii. YMC Ch. 15.16 —Appeals Hi. YMC Ch. 16.08—Appeals ITEM BUDGETED: NA STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Neighborhood and Community Building APPROVED FOR j 7' SUBMITTAL: i s° — j � Interim City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Set date. BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: