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The reviewing authority's written decision shall set forth the findings and any conditions of approval. The decision and notice of the right to appeal shall be mailed to the applicant, and to any person having provided written comment on the application.
The approval of a reasonable accommodation shall be subject to any reasonable conditions imposed on the approval that are consistent with the purposes of this article or the general plan, or are appropriate to protect the public health, safety, or welfare.
The reviewing authority may approve an alternative reasonable accommodation that provides the applicant an opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling equivalent to that provided by the specific accommodation requested by the applicant, where such alternative accommodation would reduce impacts to neighboring properties or the surrounding area.
The written decision of the reviewing authority shall be final, unless appealed or ordered for council review in the manner set forth in title 1, chapter 4 of this code.
Prior to the issuance of any permits related to an approved reasonable accommodation, the applicant, or property owner if different, shall record a covenant in the county recorder's office, on a form approved by the city attorney, acknowledging and agreeing to comply with the terms and conditions of the approved reasonable accommodation.
A reasonable accommodation is granted to an individual(s) and shall not run with the land, unless the director of community development finds, at the time of approval of the accommodation, that the modification is physically integrated with the structure and cannot feasibly be removed or altered. (Ord. 12-O-2634, eff. 1-4-2013)