agenda

SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 1, 2012

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, Jim Davis

 

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: 2611

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting: September 5, 2012*

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 JULY 18, 2012.

 

 

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.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.                  GENERAL PLAN CONSISTENCY DETERMINATION FOR AN EASEMENT FOR THE LAGUNA COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT’S RECYCLED WATER SYSTEM TO THE WEST OF SOUTH BLOSSER ROAD, AND SOUTH OF THE FUTURE DUTARD ROAD EXTENSION, IN THE SANTA MARIA AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK SPECIFIC PLAN AREA, SP-2012-0025. Review of a General Plan consistency determination for the Laguna County Sanitation District (the “District”), through the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Works, for a 15 foot wide easement on property located in the Santa Maria Airport Business Park Specific Plan area for the placement of underground pipelines needed for the District’s Phase 3 Recycled Water Distribution Project in the PD/M-1 (Planned Development/Light Manufacturing) and OS (Open Space) zoning districts, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 111-231-007, -008 and -011. (Project Planner: Bill Scott)

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 resolution, find that the establishment, construction and maintenance of a fifteen (15) foot wide pipeline easement and underground pipeline for the Laguna County Sanitation District (the “District”) is consistent with the City of Santa Maria General Plan.

2.                  PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR THE CROSSROADS CENTER EXPANSION, EAST SIDE OF BRADLEY ROAD SOUTH OF EAST BETTERAVIA ROAD, PD-2012-0001, E-2012-0004. Review of a Planned Development Permit to allow the expansion of Crossroads Center, including three buildings, totaling approximately 27,700 square feet, on the existing 47.75 acre site in a PD/C-2 (Planned Development/ General Commercial) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 128-136-032, -007; 128-137-001, -012, and -060. An Addendum, E-2012-0004, to the Final Environmental Impact Report E-95-68, was prepared for this project. No further environmental review is required. (Project 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, approve subject to the conditions as outlined in the preliminary draft of the Planned Development Permit.

 

3.                  AMENDMENT TO A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR CROSSROADS CENTER I, BRADLEY ROAD SOUTH OF EAST BETTERAVIA ROAD, PD-97-03, E-95-68. Review of a request for an amendment to the Planned Development for the Crossroads Center Phase I project, located on Bradley Road south of East Betteravia Road in a PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 128-136-032, -007; 128-137-001, -012, and -060. This project has been adequately addressed in an addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report E-95-68, prepared for the Crossroads Center expansion project PD-2012-0001, E-2012-0004. No further environmental review is required. (Project 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, approve subject to the conditions as outlined in the preliminary draft of the amendment to the Planned Development Permit.

4.                  PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR ENOS-RANCHOS, LLC, NORTHWEST CORNER OF EAST BETTERAVIA ROAD AND COLLEGE DRIVE, PD-2011-005, E-2011-032. Review of a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of an 80,900 square foot neighborhood shopping center, including six buildings and associated site improvements, on a 7.8 acre site in a PD/C-2 (Planned Development/ General Commercial) and OS (Open Space) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel No. 128-078-010. The environmental impacts of this project have been adequately addressed in the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR), E-2002-060 (SCH#2007011082) for the City of Santa Maria Enos Ranchos (Entrada Este) Specific Plan Amendment, General Plan Amendment, Pre-Zoning, and Annexation EIR certified on February 19, 2008 (Resolution 2008-24). The project meets the conditions for the application of State CEQA Guidelines Section 15162 because the current project is substantially the same project as analyzed under the original EIR and no new significant effects have been identified. No further environmental review is required. (Project Planner: Bill Scott)

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 Planned Development Permit.

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

5.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

6.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

ADJOURNMENT: 

Next study session: August 23, 2012*

Next regular Public Hearing: September 5, 2012*

 

·        The August 2, 2012, Study Session and August 15, 2012, Public Hearing has been cancelled due to lack of agendized items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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