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SANTA MARIA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING JANUARY 15, 2014

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 6:30 P.M.

 

Chair Etta Waterfield

Community Development Director, Larry Appel

Commissioner Adrian Andrade

Assistant City Attorney, Phillip Sinco

Commissioner Rodger Brown

Principal Civil Engineer, David Beas

Commissioner Robert Dickerson

Special Districts Supervisor, Pamela Newman

Commissioner Fred Quigley

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 español 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. 12-41.05 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE, PLANNING COMMISSION DECISIONS MAY BE APPEALED TO THE CITY COUNCIL.

Next Resolution No: 2638

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting: February 5, 2014

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 DECEMBER 18, 2013.

 

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 THE WESTGATE MARKETPLACE SHOPPING CENTER, NORTHWEST CORNER OF SOUTH BLOSSER ROAD AND WEST BATTLES ROAD, PD-2007-012. Review of a request for an extension of time for a Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a retail shopping center consisting of up to twelve commercial buildings, totaling 132,380 square feet on a 13.1 acre site in a PD/CC (Planned Development/Convenience Center) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 117-240-030, 117-240-031 and 117-240-032. (Project Planner: Bill Scott)

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: By motion, approve the extension of time for one year to January 2, 2015.

b.                 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 27,112 square foot, 2-story independent living senior housing development with 60 dwelling units, on a 1.85 acre site 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, 2014.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR TAQUERIA SALSA BRAVA FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NIGHTLY ACTIVITIES, 1206 SOUTH BROADWAY, U-2013-0024, E-2013-0033. Review of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the establishment of nightly activities at Taqueria Salsa Brava restaurant in a PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial) zoning district, Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 121-251-046, 121-251-061. This 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.

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

3.                  ELECTION OF PLANNING COMMISSION OFFICERS.

CHAIR

VICE CHAIR

SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE

ALTERNATE SUBDIVISION COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE

SECRETARY – Larry Appel

ASSISTANT SECRETARY – To be determined

4.                  REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS.

5.                  ORAL REPORTS OF PLANNING COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

ADJOURNMENT: 

Next study session: January 23, 2014

Next regular Public Hearing: February 5, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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