ADU Incentives Program and Multifamily Objectives Design Standards Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Piedmont
Document Title
ADU Incentives Program and Multifamily Objectives Design Standards Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is amendments to the City Code for ADU and JADU definitions, Division 17.66 to clarify authority and procedures, Division 17.67 for Ministerial Design Review, and internal consistency. The project is also adoption of the Piedmont Design Standards and Guidelines, add City approved plans and procedures for rent-restricted ADUs and JADUs, add standards for ministerial review for multifamily and mixed-use development in Chapters 6 and 7, respectively, and for internal consistency.

Contact Information

Pierce Macdonald
Agency Name
City of Piedmont
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Applies Citywide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21080.17 and 15282(h), 15301, 15303, 15061(b)(3), 21065
Reasons for Exemption
Exempt pursuant to Public Resources Code section 21080.17 and CEQA Guidelines section 15282(h) for adoption of ordinances to implement Government Code section 65852.2, and exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines, sections 15301(e) and 15303(a) because the project addresses the construction of ADUs and Junior ADUs. MODS are exempt because they do not change the underlying development potential, it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility of a significant effect on the environment, and because the MODS alter the construction or conversion of small structures and existing facilities.
County Clerk


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