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SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING June 20, 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.

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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: 2609

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting: July 18, 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 MAY 19, 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.

 

 

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 TERRACES AT PACIFIC CREST, LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST INTERSECTION OF BATTLES ROAD AND SOUTH DEPOT STREET, PD-2006-003, E-2006-007. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of 112 townhomes ranging in size from 1,380 square feet to 1,660 square feet in a PD/R-3 (Planned Development/High Density Residential) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel No.118-010-058. (Project Planner: Bill Scott)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to July 17, 2013.

b.         EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR SEVILLA, LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF SUNRISE DRIVE, SANTA MARIA WAY AND MILLER STREET, PD-2007-010, E-2007-041. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of 69 single family homes located in a PD/R-3 (Planned Development/High Density Residential) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 128-090-023 and 109-010-029. (Project Planner: Brian Halvorson)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to June 19, 2013.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  ZONING TEXT AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 30 OF TITLE 12 OF THE SANTA MARIA MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO MOVING BUILDINGS, Z-2010-003, E-2010-034.  Review of a recommendation to the City Council regarding an ordinance amending Chapter 30 of Title 12 of the Municipal Code (Moving Buildings) to revise submittal requirements, update insurance and security deposit provisions, and designate the Zoning Administrator to take action on all use permit requests to move a building. The amendments would apply citywide. The project is not subject to CEQA in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3). (Planner: Frank Albro)

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, recommend that the City Council adopt an ordinance to amend Chapter 30 of Title 12 (Zoning Code) of the City of Santa Maria Municipal Code, relating to moving buildings.

 

3.                  ENTRADA ESTE SPECIFIC PLAN VALIDATION, SP-2012-0018, E-2012-0006. Review of a recommendation to the City Council to approve the updated Entrada Este Specific Plan which recognizes all previously adopted Specific Plan amendments, and proposes minor technical changes including reference to the Enos Ranchos Specific Plan, various Assessor Parcel Numbers. The project is not subject to CEQA in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3). (Project Planner: Frank Albro)

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, recommend that the City Council approve the updated Entrada Este Specific Plan, which recognizes all previously adopted Specific Plan amendments, and minor technical changes including reference to the Enos Ranchos Specific Plan.

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

4.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

5.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

ADJOURNMENT: 

Next study session: July 5, 2012*

Next regular Public Hearing: July 18, 2012

*The June 21 study session and July 5 public hearing have been cancelled due to lack of agendized items.

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