agenda

SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING june 1, 2011

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 6:30 P.M.

 

 

Chairman Rodger Brown

Community Development Director, Larry Appel

Commissioner Tom S. Lopez

Planning Division Manager, Peggy Woods

Commissioner Michael W. Moats

Senior Assistant City Attorney, Wendy Stockton

Commissioner Fred Quigley

Principal Civil Engineer, Shad Springer

Commissioner Etta Waterfield

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 espaŮol del cuerpo de voluntarios, llame al 925-0951, extensiůn 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: 2585

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting: June 15, 2011.

CALL TO ORDER:††† Chairman Rodger Brown

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

ROLL CALL:††††††††††† ††††††††††† Commissioners Tom S. Lopez, Michael W. Moats, Fred Quigley, Etta Waterfield and Chairman Rodger Brown

APPROVAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES OF MAY 4, 2011.

 

 

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 Commissionís 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.†††††††† EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR TEMPLO EL SALVADOR, 800 WEST HIDDEN PINES WAY, PD-2004-026, E-2004-051. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a new church in two phases; Phase I is the construction of a 9,989 square foot multi-purpose building and Phase II is the construction of an 11,500 square foot sanctuary building in a PD/PF (Planned Development/Public Facilities) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 117-930-014. (Planner: Neda Zayer)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to March 7, 2012.

b.                 EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR LAKEVIEW PROMENADE, 3596 SKYWAY DRIVE, PD-2006-024, E-2005-088. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a commercial and residential mixed use development consisting of 12 buildings, and including 263 airspace condominiums, in the PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial) and PD/R-3 (Planned Development/High Density Residential) zoning districts, Assessorís Parcel Nos.111-100-008 and -009. (Planner: Bill Scott)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to June 2, 2012.

c.                  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR THE SANTA MARIA RIVER SURFACE MINING PROJECT, 2065 WEST MAIN STREET, U-2010-045, E-2010-061. Review of a Mitigated Negative Declaration of environmental impact and a Conditional Use Permit to allow the annual extraction of 220,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel from 154 acres in the Santa Maria River and stockpiling sand and gravel on approximately 13 acres of the 280 acre landfill located at 2065 West Main Street in the OS (Open Space) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel Nos. 128-033-008, -015, 128-094-002, -004, -008 -009, -044, and -046. (Planner: Bill Shipsey)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, remove the project from the June 1, 2011, agenda.


 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR BOONE STREET REDEVELOPMENT, 612 WEST BOONE STREET, U-2010-049, E-2010-065. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to establish above ground storage tanks and redevelopment of a site in a CM (Commercial Manufacturing) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 123-122-001. This project qualifies for a Class 1 and 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.

i.               Deliberation by Commission.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve subject to the conditions as outlined in the preliminary draft of the Conditional Use Permit.

 

3.            ZONING TEXT AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTERS 12 AND 21 OF TITLE 12 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO THE CENTRAL BUSINESS (C-1) AND AIRPORT SERVICE II (AS-II) ZONING DISTRICTS, Z-2010-006, E-2010-055. Review of recommendations to the City Council regarding a Negative Declaration of environmental impact and an ordinance amending Chapters 12 and 21 of Title 12 of the Santa Maria Municipal Code pertaining to permitted and conditional uses. (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.

i.               Deliberation by Commission.


STAFF RECOMMENDATION: That the Planning Commission take the following actions:

1.††††† By resolution, recommend that the City Council adopt a Negative Declaration, E-2010-055, for the project, Z-2010-006; and

2.            By resolution, recommend that the City Council adopt an ordinance amending Chapters 12-2 (Definitions), 12-12.03 (Central Business District) and 12-21.02, 12-21.03, 12-21.04, 12-21.05 and 12-21.06 (Airport Service II Zone) of the Santa Maria Municipal Code.

 

4.            GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONE CHANGE FOR THE CHUMASH CASINO RESORT FOR A PARK AND RIDE LOT, 1223 FAIRWAY DRIVE, GPZ-2011-002, E-2011-013. Review of recommendations to the City Council regarding a Mitigated Negative Declaration of environmental impact and a General Plan amendment and zone change to allow the redesignation of a 4.22 acre portion of a 5.29 acre parcel from LI (Light Industrial) to CF (Community Facilities) and zone change from 4.22 acres of PD/M-1 (Planned Development/Light Manufacturing) and 1.07 acres of PF (Public Facilities) to 5.29 acres of PD/PF (Planned Development/Public Facilities), Assessor's Parcel No. 111-580-007(portion). (Planner: Neda Zayer)

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.

i.               Deliberation by Commission.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: That the Planning Commission take the following two actions:

1.††††† By resolution, recommend that the City Council:

a.      Authorize the filing of a Mitigated Negative Declaration, E-2011-013; and

b.      Adopt a mitigation monitoring program for the Chumash Park and Ride Lot, GPZ-2011-002 and PD-2011-002; and

2.††††† By resolution, recommend that the City Council:

a.      Adopt a resolution amending the General Plan (Land Use Policy Map) of 4.22 acres of the 5.29 acre site FROM LI (Light Industrial) TO CF (Community Facilities) land use designation, as shown on Exhibit A of the Planning Commission resolution, incorporated herein by reference; and


b.      Adopt an ordinance rezoning the 5.29 acre site FROM PD/M-1 (Planned Development/Light Manufacturing) on 4.22 acres and PF (Public Facilities) on 1.07 acres TO PD/PF (Planned Development/ Public Facilities) zoning district on 5.29 acres, as shown on Exhibit A of the Planning Commission resolution, incorporated herein by reference.

 

5.                  PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR THE CHUMASH CASINO RESORT FOR A PARK AND RIDE LOT, 1223 FAIRWAY DRIVE, PD-2011-002, E-2011-013. Review of a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a bus park and ride lot consisting of a 340 space parking lot, a security office with restrooms, and associated landscape in a PD/PF (Planned Development/Public Facilities) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 111-580-007. The environmental impacts of the project have been analyzed in a Mitigated Negative Declaration (E-2011-013) prepared for GPZ-2011-002. (Planner: Neda Zayer)

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.

i.               Deliberation by Commission.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, continue to the Planning Commission meeting of July 20, 2011.

 

6.                  USE DETERMINATION FOR Dave Cross, agent for Adam Family trust, FOR a USE of A public RV storage LOT within the RMH (Residential Mobile Home PARK) zonING district, 3220 sOUTH COLLEGE DRIVE, SP-2011-016. Review of the agentís request to permit an existing illegal public RV storage yard, originally approved by the County as an accessory use for mobile home park residents, located at 3220 South College Drive, Assessorís Parcel No. 129-200-028. (Planner: Lawrence Appel)

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.

i.               Deliberation by Commission.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: That the Planning Commission proceed as follows:

1.            Discuss the determination options as presented in the staff report; and

2.            Continue the determination and direct staff to prepare a resolution and return to the Planning Commission at the next available meeting for final consideration; or

3.            Find that public storage of RVs is not an accessory use in the RMH zone district, and that the Adam Family Trust must remove all non-resident RVs within a reasonable time period, as set by Code Compliance staff.

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

7.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

8.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

Next study session: June 2, 2011

Next regular Public Hearing: June 15, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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