REGULAR MEETING august 7, 2013
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 6:30 P.M.
Chair Etta Waterfield
Community Development Director, Larry Appel
Commissioner Adrian Andrade
Planning Division Manager, Peggy Woods
Commissioner Rodger Brown
Commissioner Robert Dickerson
Principal Civil Engineer, Shad Springer
Commissioner Fred Quigley
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 ( 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 Regular Planning Commission Meeting: August 21, 2013*
CALL TO ORDER: Chair Etta Waterfield
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.
ROLL CALL: Commissioners Adrian Andrade, Rodger Brown, Robert Dickerson, Fred Quigley and Chair Etta Waterfield
APPROVAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES OF JULY 17, 2013.
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 DMS
ELECTRIC, 2224 SOUTH WESTGATE ROAD, PD-96-17. Review of a request for an
extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to begin the construction of
phase II of an electric contractor's facility (7,375 square feet) located in a
PD/CM (Planned Development/Commercial Manufacturing) zoning district,
Assessor’s Parcel No. 111-400-050. (Project Planner:
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to July 22, 2014.
TITLE 12 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE ESTABLISHING CHAPTER 12-54 PERTAINING TO MEDICAL
MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES, Z-2013-0001. Review of a recommendation
to City Council regarding a proposed amendment to the Santa Maria Municipal
Code to establish Chapter 12-54, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries; define Medical
Marijuana Dispensaries; and prohibit Medical Marijuana Dispensaries from being
opened or established within every zone of the City. This amendment would apply
citywide. The proposed action is “not a project” under Guidelines to the
California Environmental Quality Act, 14
a. Staff report to be made.
b. Questions from Commission.
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: That the Planning Commission takes the following action:
1. By resolution, recommend that the City Council adopt an ordinance establishing Chapter 54 of Title 12 of the Santa Maria Municipal Code (Exhibit A).
3. REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.
4. ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.
Next study session: August 8, 2013
Next regular Public Hearing: August 21, 2013
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