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Notice of Public Hearing for the November 8 Cypress City Council Meeting


The Cypress City Council Will Consider:

Project: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Cypress, California, amending Section 3.17.240 of Appendix I of the Cypress Municipal Code, relating to performance and development standards for emergency shelters to comply with the State regulations set forth in Government Code Section 65583 and finding the action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act.

Applicant: City of Cypress, 5275 Orange Ave., Cypress CA 90630
Date of Hearing: November 8, 2021
Time of Hearing: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Council Chambers, 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress CA 90630

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are invited to participate in the public hearing via in-person attendance or webinar. For further information about the project, please contact Ms. Alicia Velasco, Planning Director, at (714) 229-6720 or at [email protected] The public may also provide comments in writing prior to the hearing via email to the City Clerk’s office ([email protected]) by 3:00 p.m. on November 8, 2021 in order to allow sufficient time for comments to be included in the online agenda packet. Instructions for participating in the public hearing via webinar will be published with the November 8, 2021 City Council meeting agenda, available online at

If you have questions regarding this notice or the matter to be heard, or if you are disabled and need accommodation to participate in the public hearing, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (714) 229-6685. Requests for accommodation should be made at least three working days prior to the hearing so reasonable arrangements can be made.

Please note that pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, should you challenge the decision on this item in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Cypress at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Environmental Consideration: In accordance with Section 15061(b)(3) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, adoption of this ordinance is exempt in that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the ordinance may have a significant effect on the environment. The adoption of the proposed ordinance is covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects that have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. The ordinance is limited to establishing performance and development standards for emergency shelters within the City which are already a permitted use. The performance and development modifications are to align the City’s emergency shelter provisions with State law. No new construction
is proposed.

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