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SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING october 3, 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.

To receive reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act during the meeting, please notify the Community Development Department what you need during business hours at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The Community Development Department office is at 110 South Pine Street, Santa Maria; (805) 925-0951, ext. 244. The City will give primary consideration to your request in providing assistance. Examples of assistance may include exhibits in large-sized format, use of assisted listening equipment, use of the California Relay Service, texting by cellular phone, or the services of a live interpreter. Assisted listening 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, ext. 307 by 1:00 p.m. on Monday 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, ext. 307 a la 1:00 de la tarde el lunes 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: 2612

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting: November 7, 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 SEPTEMBER 5, 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 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 SANTA MARIA VILLAGE SENIOR APARTMENTS, 450 AND 460 WEST STOWELL ROAD, PD-2008-001, E-2008-001. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a 54,224 square foot, 2-story independent living senior housing development with 60 dwelling units, on a 1.85 acre property, in a PD/R-3 (Planned Development/High Density Residential) zoning district, Assessor's Parcel No. 117-250-023. (Project Planner: Bill Scott)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to September 18, 2013.

b.†††††††† ONE YEAR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA, 1550 SOUTH COLLEGE DRIVE, PD-2007-006, E-2006-072. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow amendments to a previously approved Master Plan on a 15.75 acre site located in the PD/PF (Planned Development/Public Facilities) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 128-174-003. The amended Master Plan would allow phased development of up to 117,856 square feet on the First Christian Church site, including:

        a 21,000-square-foot fellowship hall (existing),

        an 18,400-square-foot education building (existing),

        a 47,123-square-foot sanctuary,

        a 7,000-square-foot caretaker/parsonage/maintenance building,

        an 18,017-square-foot administration building,

        a 6,314-square-foot chapel, and

        associated outdoor recreation areas, storm water retention basin, parking, and landscaping. (Project Planner: Bill Scott)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to September 5, 2013.

c.                  EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR THE SIENA APARTMENTS LOCATED AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF BLOSSER ROAD AND SONYA LANE, PD-2010-003, E-2010-013. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of 211 apartments, including a community center, pool, spa, play equipment and landscaped open space, in a PD/R-3 (Planned Development/ High Density Residential, 211 dwelling units maximum) zoning district, various Assessor Parcel Numbers. The environmental impacts of the Siena Apartments have been adequately addressed in a Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR), E-88-10, and the Supplement to the EIR, E-2003-022, (SCH#90010930) for the City of Santa Maria Sphere of Influence Boundary Amendment and Concurrent Annexation Project certified on September 1, 1992. No further environmental review is required. (Project Planner: Brian Halvorson)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to October 6, 2013.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR WATER TECH AG SUPPLY, 222 NORTH BLOSSER ROAD, U-2012-0009, E-2012-0010. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the establishment of outdoor storage for an agricultural supply business located in a CM (Commercial Manufacturing) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 119-201-009. The project qualifies for a Class 1 categorical exemption. 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 Conditional Use Permit.

 

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OTHER BUSINESS:

3.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

4.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

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ADJOURNMENT:

Next study session: October 25, 2012*

Next regular Public Hearing: November 7, 2012**

*The October 4 study session and October 17, 2012, public hearings have been cancelled due to lack of agendized items.

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