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SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING JUNE 16, 2010

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 6:30 P.M.

 

 

Chairman Rodger Brown

Community Development Director, Larry Appel

Vice-Chair Adrian Andrade

Planning Division Manager, Peggy Woods

Commissioner Tom S. Lopez

Senior Assistant City Attorney, Wendy Stockton

Commissioner Michael W. Moats

Principal Civil Engineer, Shad Springer

Commissioner Richard Quandt

Special Districts Planning Tech, Patty Ellis

 

Recording Secretary, Kathleen Wilson

 

This agenda is prepared and posted pursuant to the requirements of Government Code Section 54954.2. By listing a topic on this agenda, the Planning Commission has expressed its intent to discuss and act on each item. In addition to any action identified in the brief general description of each item, the action that may be taken shall include: a referral to staff with specific requests for information; continuance; specific direction to staff concerning the policy or mission of the item; discontinuance of consideration; adoption, approval or disapproval or recommendation thereof.

Participation includes assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act to provide an equally effective opportunity for individuals with a disability to participate in and benefit from City activities. For the hearing impaired, the City has assisted listening equipment available. For TDD (Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf) service, please call 800-735-2929. In order for the City to make reasonable accommodation arrangements for the use of this assisted listening equipment, notification is required by at least 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the meeting by calling 925-0951, extension 307. This equipment can also be used for translation by Spanish-only speaking persons. To allow the City to coordinate and request a Spanish translator from the volunteer corps, call 925-0951, extension 307 by 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday before the meeting. Para permitir a la Ciudad el poder coordinar y solicitar a un traductor para español del cuerpo de voluntarios, llame al 925-0951, extensión 307 a la 1:00 de la tarde el martes antes de la junta.

Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the agenda are on file in the Community Development Department, available for public inspection during City business hours. Any writing or documents provided to a majority of the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda will also be available for public inspection in the Community Development Department during normal business hours. The Community Development Department ([805] 925-0951, ext. 244) will answer any questions regarding the agenda.

NOTICE: IN ACCORDANCE WITH SEC. 12-35.211 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE, PLANNING COMMISSION DECISIONS MAY BE APPEALED TO THE CITY COUNCIL.

Next Resolution No: 2566

Next Two Regular Planning Commission Meetings: July 7, 2010, and July 21, 2010.

CALL TO ORDER:    Chairman Rodger Brown

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

ROLL CALL:              Commissioners Tom S. Lopez, Michael W. Moats, Richard Quandt, Vice-Chair Adrian Andrade and Chairman Rodger Brown

APPROVAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES OF MAY 19, 2010.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (not to exceed a total of 15 minutes):

Each member of the audience may address the Commission on any subject within the Commission’s business. Each member of the audience and each subject is limited to discussion of three minutes or as otherwise directed by the Chair.

 

 

1.            CONSENT CALENDAR: The consent calendar is approved with one motion. These items are read only on request of Commission members. Should anyone, including members of the public, wish to discuss or disapprove any item, it must be dropped from the blanket motion and considered as a separate item.

a.      ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR THE REFUGIO TOWNHOME DEVELOPMENT, NORTHWEST CORNER OF WEST MCCOY LANE AND PROFESSIONAL PARKWAY, PD-2006-004, E-2006-011. Review of a one year extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of 125 attached townhome units on individual lots and one lot for associated common area facilities, in a PD/R-3 (Planned Development/High Density Residential) zoning district, located at the northwest corner of West McCoy Lane and Professional Parkway, Assessor's Parcel Nos. 111-060-015 and -081. (Planner: Bill Scott)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

2.                  PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR SANTA MARIA FREEWAY CENTER, 1000 EAST BETTERAVIA ROAD, PD-2009-007, E-2009-007. Review of a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a 42,824 square foot commercial center with gas station (and car wash), drive-thru restaurant and three retail buildings in a PD/FS (Planned Development/Freeway Services) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 128-136-008 and 128-136-009. The environmental impacts of this project have been analyzed in an addendum to a Mitigated Negative Declaration, E-2002-041. No further environmental review is required. (Planner: Brian Halvorson)

a.            Staff report to be made.

b.            Questions from Commission.

c.            Applicant.

d.            Written communications.

e.            Those in favor to be heard.

f.              Those in opposition to be heard.

g.            Rebuttals from the applicant to be heard.

h.            After all persons have been heard and all communications filed, hearing to be closed.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, deny the preliminary draft of the Planned Development Permit.

3.                  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR MARTINEZ MIXED USE, 618 S. CURRYER ST, U-2010-008, E-2009-052. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to establish an auto shop and residential duplex, in a CM (Commercial Manufacturing) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel No. 123-124-001. This project is a class 3 categorical exemption.  No further environmental review is required. (Planner: Greg Stones)

a.            Staff report to be made.

b.            Questions from Commission.

c.            Applicant.

d.            Written communications.

e.            Those in favor to be heard.

f.              Those in opposition to be heard.

g.            Rebuttals from the applicant to be heard.

h.            After all persons have been heard and all communications filed, hearing to be closed.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the preliminary draft of the Conditional Use Permit.

 

4.                  GENERAL PLAN CONSISTENCY DETERMINATION FOR THE SANTA MARIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY LOCATED AT LOS FLORES CANYON ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA WITHIN THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, SP-2010-010. Review of a General Plan consistency determination, as required by Government Code Section 65402(b) and State Public Resources Code Section 41720. The Integrated Waste Management Facility is located roughly seven miles south of the Santa Maria city center and one mile east of Highway 101 in the County of Santa Barbara. The 1,774 acre property is owned by the City of Santa Maria with a County Land Use Designation of Agricultural II, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 101-030-010, 101-030-013, 101-030-014 and 101-060-002. (Planner: Brian Smith)

a.            Staff report to be made.

b.            Questions from Commission.

c.            Applicant.

d.            Written communications.

e.            Those in favor to be heard.

f.              Those in opposition to be heard.

g.            Rebuttals from the applicant to be heard.

h.            After all persons have been heard and all communications filed, hearing to be closed.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By resolution, find that the Integrated Waste Management Facility at Los Flores is consistent with the City of Santa Maria General Plan.

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

5.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

6.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT: 

Next study session: July 8, 2010 (June 24, 2010 study session cancelled)

Next regular Public Hearing: July 7, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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