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File #: 21-492    Version: 1 Name: Mobile Home Policies Public Hearing
Type: Staff Report Status: Filed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Report for City of San Leandro City Council Public Hearing and Consideration of an Ordinance Approving Anti-Displacement Mobile Home Park Policy Amendments, Including Zoning Code Amendments to Add Chapter 3.34, MHP Mobile Home Park Overlay District, and Amend Chapter 5.28, Mobile Home Park Conversions, and Zoning Map Amendments to Apply the MHP Overlay Zone to Mobile Home Park Sites Citywide
Sponsors: Tom Liao
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1 - Zoning Code Amendments Mobilehome Conversion Ordinance, 2. Attachment 2 - Zoning Map Amendments, 3. 5.A. Mobile Home Parks
Related files: 21-498, 21-528
Title
Staff Report for City of San Leandro City Council Public Hearing and Consideration of an Ordinance Approving Anti-Displacement Mobile Home Park Policy Amendments, Including Zoning Code Amendments to Add Chapter 3.34, MHP Mobile Home Park Overlay District, and Amend Chapter 5.28, Mobile Home Park Conversions, and Zoning Map Amendments to Apply the MHP Overlay Zone to Mobile Home Park Sites Citywide

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SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the City Council introduce an Ordinance adopting Zoning Code and Zoning Map Amendments to strengthen anti-displacement policies for mobile home park residents. The proposed Zoning Code amendments would add Chapter 3.34, MHP Mobile Home Park Overlay District, and amend Chapter 5.28, Mobile Home Park Conversions. The proposed Zoning Map Amendments would apply the MHP Overlay Zone to all existing mobile home park sites.

The Planning Commission reviewed the proposed amendments and unanimously recommended approval to the City Council on July 1, 2021, with amendments to further enhance protections for residents.

BACKGROUND

On December 7, 2020, the City Council directed staff to report to the City Council Rules Committee in six to eight months to discuss supplemental mobile home park protections city-wide in response to concerns about displacement within the City's transit-oriented development (TOD) growth areas including the Bay Fair TOD Plan, which the City adopted in 2018.

Mobile homes are an important and common form of affordable housing not only in San Leandro, but nationwide; and, an important affordable housing resource, particularly for the senior population.

Per the City Council's direction, Staff and the City Attorney's Office drafted recommended amendments to the Zoning Map and Zoning Code to provide enhanced anti-displacement protections for mobile home park residents. The proposed policy amendments are included as Exhibit A to the attached Resolution and are presented in redlined format as...

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