ZONE CODE TEXT AMENDMENT No. ZCTA16-002
Merced County - A request to repeal and replace Title 18 (Zoning) of the Merced County Code, Chapters 18.01 through 18.57 and amend chapters 18.28, 18.34, 18.43, and 18.57. The purpose of the amendment is: 1) To implement 2030 Merced County General Plan goals and polices; 2) To make the zoning code user-friendly by way of logical organization, clear language, and easy to understand tables and graphics; 3) To clarify, correct, and fix longstanding issues identified by staff; 4) To address policy issues recommended by the Board of Supervisors; and, 5) To bring the code in-line with recent State statues. The provisions of this Zone Code Text Amendment would be effective in all unincorporated areas of the County. CEQA: An Addendum to the Final Program Environmental Impact Report for the 2030 Merced County General Plan Update has been prepared. DL
1) Open/Close the public hearing;
2) Recommend that Board of Supervisors consider the Addendum to the Certified Final Program Environmental Impact Report (FPEIR) prepared for the 2030 Merced County General Plan Update (together with the FPEIR), evidence in the record before the Planning Commission, the Board’s findings in certifying the FPEIR, and the adopted Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan; and,
3) Adopt a resolution recommending the Board of Supervisors adopt the ordinance
repealing and replacing portions of, and amending portions of, Title 18 (Zoning) of the Merced County Code.