Form DS-18 "Request for Reasonable Accommodations" - City of San Diego, California

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fORM
City of San Diego
Request for Reasonable
Development Services
DS-18
1222 First Ave., MS-302
Accommodations
San Diego, CA 92101
S
2009
(619) 446-5000
eptember
Application Date: ____________________________________
Project No.: ____________________________
The City is required by the Federal Fair Housing Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to
provide a process for consideration of reasonable accommodation requests. A deviation process is available to
applicants for circumstances where the existing zoning regulations would preclude residential development for
persons with disabilities. All requests for accommodation are determined on a case-by-case basis. You will be con-
tacted if additional information is required to determine the reasonableness of the accommodation requested.
Please print legibly or type.
1. Applicant Name:
E-mail:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone:
2. Property Owner Name:
E-mail:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone:
3. Site Address where accommodation is requested:
Address:
Zip Code:
4.
Process One – Administrative Review
Reasonable accommodations (including waiver of regulations, policies, or procedures) to afford persons with
disabilities an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling may be approved through Process One subject
to the following:
(a) The development will be used by a person(s) with a disability;
(b) The deviation requested is necessary to make specific housing available to a person with a disability
and complies with all applicable development regulations to the maximum extent feasible;
(c) The deviation request will not impose an undue financial or administrative burden on the City;
(d) The deviation request will not create a fundamental alteration in the implementation of the City’s zon-
ing regulations; and
(e) For coastal development in the Coastal Overlay Zone, that is not exempt from a Coastal Development
Permit pursuant to Section 126.0704, there is no feasible alternative that provides greater consistency
with the certified Local Coastal Program.
5.
Identify the reasonable accommodations requested and the specific regulations, policy, or procedure from
which the deviation or waiver is requested. If the City is unable to approve the specific accommodations
requested. The City will work with you to find accommodations that are reasonable.
6.
Give the reason that the reasonable accommodations may be necessary, for you or for another individual(s)
with disabilities seeking the specific housing, to use and enjoy the housing. You do not need to tell us the
name or extent of your disability or that of the individual(s) seeking the housing:
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DS-18 (09-09)
fORM
City of San Diego
Request for Reasonable
Development Services
DS-18
1222 First Ave., MS-302
Accommodations
San Diego, CA 92101
S
2009
(619) 446-5000
eptember
Application Date: ____________________________________
Project No.: ____________________________
The City is required by the Federal Fair Housing Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to
provide a process for consideration of reasonable accommodation requests. A deviation process is available to
applicants for circumstances where the existing zoning regulations would preclude residential development for
persons with disabilities. All requests for accommodation are determined on a case-by-case basis. You will be con-
tacted if additional information is required to determine the reasonableness of the accommodation requested.
Please print legibly or type.
1. Applicant Name:
E-mail:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone:
2. Property Owner Name:
E-mail:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone:
3. Site Address where accommodation is requested:
Address:
Zip Code:
4.
Process One – Administrative Review
Reasonable accommodations (including waiver of regulations, policies, or procedures) to afford persons with
disabilities an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling may be approved through Process One subject
to the following:
(a) The development will be used by a person(s) with a disability;
(b) The deviation requested is necessary to make specific housing available to a person with a disability
and complies with all applicable development regulations to the maximum extent feasible;
(c) The deviation request will not impose an undue financial or administrative burden on the City;
(d) The deviation request will not create a fundamental alteration in the implementation of the City’s zon-
ing regulations; and
(e) For coastal development in the Coastal Overlay Zone, that is not exempt from a Coastal Development
Permit pursuant to Section 126.0704, there is no feasible alternative that provides greater consistency
with the certified Local Coastal Program.
5.
Identify the reasonable accommodations requested and the specific regulations, policy, or procedure from
which the deviation or waiver is requested. If the City is unable to approve the specific accommodations
requested. The City will work with you to find accommodations that are reasonable.
6.
Give the reason that the reasonable accommodations may be necessary, for you or for another individual(s)
with disabilities seeking the specific housing, to use and enjoy the housing. You do not need to tell us the
name or extent of your disability or that of the individual(s) seeking the housing:
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Request for Reasonable Accommodations
7.
Please attach any documents that you feel are necessary to support your request for reasonable accommoda-
tion and would assist us in considering your request, (e.g. medical documentation which supports the need
for the accommodation as prescribed under disability law). Please note that all documents submitted will be
kept as a record of the decision and will be made available to the public upon request.
8. Owner Declaration: I ____________________________, certify, under penalty of perjury under the laws of
the State of California, that the information provided above is correct and is being submitted to facilitate a
currently anticipated use of the development by a person with a disability.
Signature:
_________________________________________
Date:
_____________________________
A person with disability pursuant the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 means any person who has a physical
or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; anyone who is regarded as having
such impairment; or anyone who has a record of such impairment.
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The following findings have been made to support the reasonable accommodation request:
Yes No
❏ ❏
The development will be used by a person with a disability.
❏ ❏
The deviation request is necessary to make specific housing available to a person with disability
and complies with all applicable development regulations to the maximum extent feasible.
❏ ❏
The deviation request will not impose an undue financial or administrative burden on the City of
San Diego.
❏ ❏
The deviation request will not create a fundamental alteration in the implementation of the City’s
zoning regulations for the __________________________________ zone.
(I
Z
)
ndIcate
one
❏ ❏
For coastal development in the Coastal Overlay Zone, that is not exempt from a Coastal
Development Permit pursuant to Section 126.0704, there is no feasible alternative that provides
greater consistency with the certified Local Coastal Program.
Additional Information for the Administrative Record:
Approved
Denied
If requested accommodation is denied provide reason(s) based on required findings:
Staff Name: ___________________________________________
Staff Title: _____________________________
Signature: _____________________________________________
Date: __________________________________
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