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Classifieds & Public Notices

COUNTY OF COLUSA
ORDINANCE NO. 819 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COLUSA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ADOPTING A CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION AND ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT (PD-21-03) TO ALLOW STATE DEFINED PARK TRAILERS (TINY HOMES) TO BE USED AS AN ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF COLUSA ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1.

The provisions of this ordinance are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Title 14, Article 19 of the California Code of Regulations The project is considered exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15305(a) Minor Alteration to Land Use Limitations because the project consists of adding a new allowable residential housing type which is considered a minor land use change. 

SECTION 2.

Amends the zoning code of Colusa County by adding a new definition in Section 44.0.10 Definitions as follows:

Tiny Home.   A Tiny Home is a structure that meets the definition of a Tiny House in Appendix Q of the 2019 California Residential Code.  A Tiny Home (Park Trailer) located outside of a County and State approved Mobile Home and/or Special Occupancy Parks is considered an approved type of accessory dwelling unit if the following criteria are met:

(1) All utilities are connected to County approved systems under an issued County permit;  

(2) The wheels and tongue are removed, and the structure is supported by a County approved foundation system for which a building permit has been issued;

(3) The exterior design shall include typical residential design elements so that the structure resembles a residential structure and not a recreational vehicle.  Such design elements shall include but not limited to slope roofs, roof material, siding material, window details and the like to the satisfaction of the Community Development Director; and

(4) Skirting shall be installed which matches/complements the exterior of the structure and screens the underside chassis and foundation system to the satisfaction of the Community Development Director.

SECTION 3.

This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its passage. It shall be published once with the names of the members of the Board of Supervisors voting for and against the ordinance in a newspaper of general circulation published in the County of Colusa, State of California, within fifteen (15) days after its passage.

Introduced and passed and adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Colusa, State of California, on the 14th day of December, 2021, by the following roll call vote:

AYES:    Supervisors Daurice K. Smith, Kent S. Boes, Denise J. Carter, J. Merced Corona and Gary J. Evans.

NOES:    None.

ABSENT: None.

/s/ Gary J. Evans, Chair, Colusa County Board of Supervisors

ATTEST: Wendy G. Tyler, Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

/s/ Patricia Rodriguez, Deputy Clerk

APPROVED TO FORM:

/s/ Richard Stout, County Counsel

12/23/2021 – CCPR #2021-5398

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