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Posted on: October 30, 2019

11-12-2019 Building and Accessibility Standards Board of Appeals-Appeal Public Hearing Notice

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Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Supervisors’ Chambers, First Floor, Eric Rood Administrative Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, California, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to consider the following project: Building Permit 181444. A public hearing to consider the appeal filed by Scott Merritt regarding the Nevada County Building and Accessibility Standards Board of Appeals notice of determination dated September 5, 2019, regarding Section R317.1.3 of the 2016 California Residential Code requiring all horizontal and vertical structural members of decks exposed to the weather to be of materials that are naturally resistant to decay or pressure treated. The project is for the construction of a 2 story structure with main level workshop (1,567sqft), upper level single family residence (1,822sqft), and deck (1,730sqft).

RECOMMENDED PROJECT ACTION: Uphold the Nevada County Building and Accessibility Standards Board of Appeals notice of determination.

PROJECT LOCATION: 16887 Champion Road, Nevada City, CA 95959 (APN 004-151-088)

PROJECT CONTACT: Craig Griesbach, Director of Building

All documents pertaining to the properties affected by the proposed actions, including the project documents, staff report, and other supporting documents are available for public review and consideration at the following locations: at the Clerk of the Board’s Office, 950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 200, Nevada City, CA 95959; Nevada County Planning Department, 950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 170, Nevada City, CA 95959; and online by visiting the Planning Department webpage:

You have the right to attend the Board of Supervisor’s public hearing to discuss the above matters, provide oral testimony and comment, and/or submit written materials regarding the potential actions. Any person wishing to offer testimony on this matter should appear at the public hearing or may submit written comments (an original and 8 copies) to the Clerk of the Board at or prior to the scheduled public hearing. The Board Chairperson may place reasonable restrictions on the time allowed to any person to speak on these matters. Any person speaking on behalf of an organization or group who wishes additional time must have a written statement signed by an officer of that organization stating that he/she is authorized to speak on behalf of that body, and that he/she is relaying the majority thinking thereof.

If you challenge the Board of Supervisors determinations or decisions 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 Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at, or prior to, the public hearing.

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