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(A) Intent: The intent of this section is to permit temporary uses which meet established safety standards where a need for such has been demonstrated. Such use is to be of a temporary nature only, and a termination date shall be specified on all permits. Permits shall be granted for a period up to one year, and an extension of six (6) months or longer may be granted if good and valid reasons have been first established for such extension. A temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permit may be permitted in zones where such use will not adversely affect existing land uses. (Ord. 1474, 1-8-1991)
1. Temporary mobilehome or commercial coach permits shall apply to:
(a) Placement of temporary mobilehomes accessory to, and not exceeding the duration of, the construction of single-family dwelling units.
(b) Temporary uses for offices or retail sales. (Ord. 1642, 6-14-2011)
2. Temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permits do not apply to:
(a) Licensing of mobile vendors which provide a service to residents.
(b) Temporary construction offices.
(C) Procedure: The procedure for obtaining a temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permit shall be as follows:
1. Application: An application for a temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permit shall be filed by the owner of the property for which the permit is sought or by the authorized representative of the owner. Such application shall be made to the commission and shall be on forms furnished by the secretary of the commission. As part of the application a plot plan shall be submitted which is drawn to scale and which designates all land uses on the property, location of all structures on the property, location of proposed mobilehome or commercial coach, utility connections, yard, off street parking, and other information that the planning division may require.
2. Filing Fee: The permittee shall pay to the city a filing fee established by resolution of the city council to defray costs incurred by the city in the issuance of said temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permit.
3. Commission Findings And Decision: The commission shall announce and record its decision and action. Such report shall recite the findings of the commission upon which it bases its decision. If the decision is favorable to granting the temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permit, the report may also contain any conditions to be imposed, including penalties for violation of termination date. (Ord. 1474, 1-8-1991)
4. Notification: The development services director or authorized representative shall notify all property owners, within three hundred feet (300') of the property for which the permit is sought, of the requested use permit ten (10) days prior to any action of the planning commission. If comments are received, said comments shall be included in the staff's report to the planning commission. (Ord. 1474, 1-8-1991; amd. Ord. 1654, 6-25-2013)
5. Revocation: The commission may revoke any temporary mobilehome or commercial coach use permit for noncompliance or violation of the conditions set forth in granting such permit. A written notice of intention to revoke shall be mailed to the applicant not less than ten (10) days before the commission action.
(D) Appeals: Appeals to this section shall follow the provisions set forth in section 10-3-7 of this title.
(E) Hardship Mobilehome: A conditional use permit may be granted to the owner of an existing principal dwelling to permit one mobilehome unit as an additional dwelling unit for the use by a member of his/her family provided the following findings are made by the planning commission:
1. A hardship connected with a health condition as verified by a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this state would be substantially reduced by the use of the mobilehome.
2. The use will not detrimentally affect the use of neighboring properties.
3. The property is zoned as single-family residential.
4. The placement of the mobilehome on the property complies with minimum yard requirements of the applicable zone.
5. At least one parking space is provided for the mobilehome.
6. The parcel has a minimum area of ten thousand (10,000) square feet.
7. The mobile unit has a minimum area of three hundred (300) square feet and maximum area of one thousand (1,000) square feet.
8. All utility connections to be installed as required by city code.
9. The mobilehome is currently licensed as required by the Vehicle Code of the state of California, has a valid state insignia and remains in a mobile condition.
In all cases, the permit for mobilehome use shall be reinspected annually and must be terminated if the finding of hardship, for which approval was given, no longer exists. (Ord. 1474, 1-8-1991)