Volume 8, Issue 24  |  March 24, 2023Subscribe

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Letters to the Editor

Thank you for Council’s support of recommendation to curb fractional home ownership proliferation

(Note to Mayor Noah Blom and Honorable Councilmembers on Wednesday, March 15)

Thank you for your insights and patience last evening. Thank you as well for unanimously supporting Councilmember (Robyn) Grant’s motion to adopt the Planning Commission’s preferred recommendation as to all residential districts (which would include R-2).

We are unaware of any pending fractional homeownership transactions; hopefully the number we heard last evening (12) will not increase during the upcoming expedited drafting/adoption/effective date process.

Councilmember (Erik) Weigand’s concern regarding enforcement of grandfathered properties seems well taken; hopefully, this concern can be factored into the drafting and related processes.

Thank you again for protecting our residents’ quality of life in all residential districts.

Paul Watkins

Newport Beach

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