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SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING sEPTEMBER 5, 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: October 3, 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 AUGUST 1, 2012, AND SPECIAL PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES OF AUGUST 23, 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.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.                  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR FIGUEROA TIRE STORE, 1915 NORTH BROADWAY, U-2012-0016, E-2012-0018. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the establishment of a retail tire sales and service business in a PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 117-530-047. This project is a Class 1 categorical exemption. 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 Conditional Use Permit.

2.                  PROJECT REVIEW PERMIT FOR NEWLOVE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER, 1619 SOUTH THORNBURG STREET, U-2012-0020 (PR), E-2012-0020. Review of a Project Review Permit to allow the establishment of a 1,770 square foot community center and a 900 square foot modular building in a PF (Public Facilities) zoning district, Assessorís Parcel No. 117-330-065. This project is a Class 3 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 Project Review Permit.

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

3.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

4.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

ADJOURNMENT:

Next study session: September 6, 2012*

Next regular Public Hearing: October 3, 2012**

 

*†††† Although the September 19, 2012, Public Hearing has been cancelled due to lack of agendized items, the Study Session on September 6, 2012 will still be held to discuss other items..

**††† The following Study Session will be held September 20, 2012, with the Public Hearing to follow on October 3, 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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