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CLK19-203 Notice of Public Hearing

CLK19-203

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
HERNANDO COUNTY, FLORIDA

AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee of Hernando County, Florida, will hold a Public Hearing in the John Law Ayers County Commission Chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 North Main Street, Room 160, Brooksville, Florida, beginning at 10:00 a.m. or shortly thereafter, on November 25, 2019 to accept comments and to consider recommendations and adoption of the Affordable Housing Incentive Plan.

Summary Recommendations

Affordable Housing Incentive

Recommended Task

Implementation Schedule Should Incentive be adopted

Expedited processing of approvals of development orders or permits.

163.3164 (7) and (8) and 420.9076(4)(a) F.S.

Coordinate with building department to code affordable housing cases and ensure process is monitored and improved as necessary.

2020: Building Department continues development/trial of new software.

2021: Begin implementation of coding system with new software program.

2022: Evaluate and report on progress to BCC and AHAC

Modification of impact-fee requirements.

125.379 and 125.35 F.S.

Evaluate impact fee reductions as part of an overall housing strategy

2020:

2021: Staff to begin review.

2022: Staff presents finding through workshops, public meeting and BCC

Allowance of flexibility in densities

A review of densities allowed under the current land development regulations and consider density bonuses as in the Affordable Housing Action Plan as critical need of housing

2020: Staff to begin review

2021: Findings presented to AHAC and BCC.

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

Reservation of infrastructure capacity

 

Analyze the effectiveness of a potential infrastructure reservation program

2020: Staff to begin review.

 

2021: Findings presented to AHAC and BCC.

 

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

Allowance of affordable accessory residential units

Complete analysis of accessory dwelling units and determine the feasibility of introducing them into market as affordable housing option

2020:

2021: Staff begins research and development of policy through workshops and public meetings.

2022: Staff presents policy to BCC.

Reduction of parking and setback requirements

Review of current land development regulations to determine if any improvements can be made to allow for more flexibility in parking and setback requirements for affordable housing.

2020: Staff to begin review.

2021: Findings presented to AHAC and BCC.

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

The allowance of flexible lot configuration, including zero lot line configurations for affordable housing

Review of current land development regulations to determine if any improvements can be made to allow for more flexibility in parking and setback requirements for affordable housing.

2020: Staff to begin review

 

2021: Findings presented to AHAC and BCC

 

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

 

 

Modification of street requirements

 

Review of current land development regulations to determine if any improvements can be made to allow for more flexibility in parking and setback requirements for affordable housing.

2020: Staff to begin review.

 

2021: Findings presented to AHAC and BCC.

 

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

Establishment of a process by which the local government considers before adoption, policies, procedures, ordinances, regulations, or plan provisions that increase the cost of housing

 

Review the current policy to ensure it is performing as intended, identify which county department would have oversight responsibilities and determining the cost of the proposed change on affordable housing.

 

2020: Staff to review current policy and identify responsible department.

2021: Staff makes recommendations to AHAC and BCC on process improvements

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

Preparation of a printed inventory of locally owned public lands suitable for affordable housing

 

Coordinate with Land Management Coordinator and Contracted realtor to develop a process to designate properties available for affordable housing

2020: Staff to review current policy and revise.

2021: Staff makes recommendations to AHAC and BCC on process improvements

2022: Implementation Begins Based on BCC Action

As land becomes available in the future, consider Public/Private partnerships to contribute or add to the inventory of land available for affordable housing

Ongoing as opportunities become evident.

 

Support of development near transportation hubs, major employment centers and mixed-use developments

No new recommendations by the AHAC

 

Inclusionary Zoning

Recommends that the county research as a tool to structure incentives for developers and increase in housing availability.

2021: Staff begins research and development of policy through workshops and public meetings.

2022: Staff presents policy to BCC

 

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard on these matters.  You are further advised that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Committee with respect to any matter considered at such hearing or meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceeding, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.  

Documentation may be reviewed by the public at the Hernando County Housing Authority, 621 W. Jefferson Street, Brooksville, Florida 34601, between the hours of 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, legal holidays excepted or may be viewed one week prior to the meeting via the County’s website at www.hernandocounty/housing and follow the links to ……
Questions may also be directed to:
Donald C. Singer, Executive Director, Hernando County Housing Authority, at 352-754-4160; or
Michelle Miller, Senior Planner, Hernando County Planning Department, at 352-754-4057.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Tina Duenninger, County Administration, 20 N. Main Street, Room 262, Brooksville, FL 34601, telephone 352-540-6452, no later than three (3) days prior to the proceedings.  In hearing impaired, please call 1-800-676-3777 for assistance.


/s/ Donald C. Singer, Executive Director
Hernando County Housing Authority


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