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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A PUBLIC HEARING
WILL BE HELD BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA,
RELATIVE TO THE FOLLOWING:

General Plan Amendment PLN20-036 – Housing Element and Safety Element Updates

Public Hearing to consider a request to adopt environmental findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, certify the Program Environmental Impact Report (State Clearinghouse No. 2021020256) regarding the Housing Element and Safety Element Updates, adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations, adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, approve General Plan Amendment PLN20-036 to adopt the Housing Element and Safety Element Updates, and authorize staff to submit the Housing Element Update to the Department of Housing and Community Development.

In accordance with State CEQA Guidelines Section 15164, the City prepared a Program Environmental Impact Report (State Clearinghouse No. 2021020256) (the “PEIR”) for the City’s 2013-2021 Housing Element and Safety Element Updates. The PEIR determined that mitigation measures were required to mitigate impacts to a less than significant level for biological resources, cultural and tribal resources, geology and soils, and hazards and hazardous materials. The PEIR further concluded that despite the incorporation of all feasible mitigation measures, the proposed Project would nonetheless result in significant and unavoidable impacts relating to air quality (consistency with air quality plans, criteria pollutants), noise (construction), greenhouse gas emissions (emissions; policy consistency), and transportation (VMT). All remaining potential environmental impacts are insignificant or can be mitigated to a level that is less than significant.

Materials for this project are on-file at the Planning Division, at 910 Calle Negocio, available online, and are available for public inspection and comment by contacting Project Planner Jennifer Savage at (949) 361-6186 or SavageJ@san-clemente.org. If you challenge this item in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of San Clemente at, or prior to, the public hearing.

To allow staff adequate time to confirm software compatibility, individuals wishing to utilize electronic visual aids to supplement their oral presentations at the meeting, must submit the electronic files to the City Clerk by no later than 12:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Only compatible electronic formats will be permitted to be used on City audio/visual computer equipment. Staff makes no guarantee that such material will be compatible, but will use its best efforts to accommodate the request.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that said public hearing will be held at the meeting of the City Council on October 5, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Auditorium, located at 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, California. All interested persons are invited to attend said hearing or by written communication to the City Council to express their opinion for or against the request.

JOANNE BAADE
City Clerk and Ex-Officio Clerk of the Council

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