Council discusses the Goal Design Requirements Venture
ATASCADERO—The Atascadero Metropolis Council met for his or her often scheduled assembly on Tuesday, July 12, at 6 p.m. The hybrid assembly was held within the Metropolis Council Chambers.
The agenda for the evening handed unanimously.
The council introduced forth a proclamation declaring July as Parks Make Life Higher Month. Former Parks Commissioner and Mayor Professional Tem Heather Newsom learn the proclamation celebrating the a number of parks in Atascadero.
“The Metropolis of Atascadero accepting this proclamation and making it official is an enormous deal. It units a president for different businesses in our district and statewide,” stated California Park and Recreation Society, District 8 President Jennifer Fanning. “Thanks all council members and mayor for making that proclamation occur.”
Mayor Heather Moreno thanked Fanning for her dedication and dedication to serving the residents of Atascadero by the park system.
The Consent Calendar, which included the March 2022 Funding Report and the continuation of hybrid conferences, handed unanimously.
The council was then offered with the town’s Goal Design Requirements Venture Replace. That is an ongoing merchandise and was solely a dialogue subject for the night.
“Properly, it’s been a few years we’ve been fascinated by bringing this ahead to the neighborhood and speaking about goal design requirements,” stated Neighborhood Growth Director Phil Dunsmore. “It stems from one of many insurance policies in our lately adopted housing factor, and that’s to undertake goal design requirements that basically assist straighten our native management over the design of future multi-family and mixed-use initiatives.
“Since there’s been a variety of new state housing legal guidelines that basically require that now we have a streamlined course of, that now we have a variety of issues which might be by proper, it’s time for us to undertake some native requirements so we are able to have some native expectations that proceed to guard our neighborhoods and to essentially have high quality design.”
SB 330. The Housing Disaster Act of 2019, which amended the Housing Accountability Act, and SB 35: the Streamline Approval Course of, are two of the brand new state housing legal guidelines.
“So the intent of all these legal guidelines was actually to streamline housing developments and refuse a few of the native discretion that occurs within the native overview course of, the place a undertaking could possibly be denied based mostly on non-objective standards,” stated MIG Marketing consultant Genevieve Sharrow. “And the objective of all this statewide laws is basically popping out of the legislative intent across the housing disaster, whereas nonetheless offering a pathway for jurisdictions to have tailor growth design requirements to go well with the area people.”
Sharrow then went on to offer the council with six key targets for Atascadero’s Goal Design Requirements: Custom, Transitions, Streamline, Outside Gathering Area, Eclectic, and Pedestrian Vitality Downtown.
The council was additionally offered with an inventory of eight design requirements. These design requirements have been: Setbacks, Massing, Articulation/Roof Types, Orientation/Frontage, Relationship to the Avenue, Circulation/Parking, Open Area/Landscaping, and Supplies.
The council was then requested to offer suggestions on all of the objects offered. That suggestions was used to maneuver ahead in narrowing down the goals for a future assembly the place the council shall be requested to offer additional motion on key coverage objects.
The following Atascadero Metropolis Council assembly shall be held on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m.