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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE: 06/21/2016 <br />AGENDA REPORT AGENDA HEADING: Regular Business <br />AGENDA DESCRIPTION: <br />Consideration and possible action to modify the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code <br />to address repeat code violations. <br />RECOMMENDED COUNCIL ACTION: <br />(1) Adopt Resolution 2016-_, A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SCHEDULE OF <br />PENALTIES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE <br />CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE; and, <br />(2) Introduce Ordinance No. , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO <br />PALOS VERDES AMENDING SECTION 1.08.010 OF CHAPTER 1.08 AND <br />SECTIONS 1.16.010 AND 1.16.110 OF CHAPTER 1.16 OF THE MUNICIPAL <br />CODE TO CLARIFY THAT VIOLATIONS OF CONDITIONS IMPOSED BY ANY <br />CITY APPROVAL SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE CODE; AND <br />INCREASING TO A MISDEMEANOR ANY INSTANCE OF FOUR OR MORE <br />VIOLATIONS WITHIN A YEAR. <br />FISCAL IMPACT: None <br />Amount Budgeted: N/A <br />Additional Appropriation: N/A <br />Account Number(s): N/A <br />ORIGINATED BY: Julie Peterson, Code Enforcement Officer)p <br />REVIEWED BY: Ara Mihranian, AICP, Community Development Director ;' <br />APPROVED BY: Doug Willmore, City Manager Vv` `` <br />ATTACHED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: <br />A. Resolution No. 2016 (page A-1) <br />B. Ordinance No. (page B-1) <br />C. Red -lined version of Ordinance language (page C-1) <br />BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION: <br />At the February 16, 2016, City Council meeting, Councilman Duhovic raised a concern <br />with the City's current process to penalize repeat code offenders. His concern <br />pertained to individuals who repeatedly and blatantly ignore compliance with City <br />mandates, such as conditions of approval. In response, the City Staff and the City <br />Attorney have reviewed the current Code language, and recommend amendments to <br />the Code and the fee schedule to bolster the penalties for repeat code offenders. <br />1 <br />