agenda

SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING may 4, 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 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: 2585

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting: June 1, 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 APRIL 6, 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 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.      EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT BARCELLUS PLAZA, 502, 510, AND 524 EAST BARCELLUS AVENUE, U-2008-032, E-2008-032. Review of a request for a one year extension of time for a Conditional Use Permit to allow the construction of three office buildings totaling 24,046 square feet on 2.37 acres located in a CPO (Commercial Office and Professional Office) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 128-067-020, -021, -022, and -023. (Planner: Neda Zayer)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to April 15, 2012.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.            CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR LIFE STYLE TAXI, 619 NORTH BROADWAY, U-2011-002, E-2011-003. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to establish a taxi terminal and auto rental uses in a PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel No. 119-143-008. 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.            CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR PACIFIC COAST GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE, 220 WEST BETTERAVIA ROAD, U-2011-012, E-2011-014. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to establish a screened material storage yard and heavy retail business not totally contained within a building; including wholesale and retail of landscape products in a CM (Commercial Manufacturing) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel No. 111-060-042. 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.

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

4.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

5.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

 

ADJOURNMENT: 

Next study session: May 19, 2011*

Next regular Public Hearing: June 1, 2011*

 

*The May 18, 2011, Public Hearing has been cancelled to lack of agendized items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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