CITY OF ATASCADERO
PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 7:00 P.M.
6907 El Camino Real
CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
Vice Chairperson Slane
Chairperson will read the decorum guidelines
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Commission on any matter not
on this agenda and over which the Commission has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to three minutes.
Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation. The Commission may
take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.)
PLANNING COMMISSION BUSINESS
DISCLOSURE OF EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS:
Prior to a project hearing Planning Commission Members must disclose any communications
they have had on any quasi-judicial agenda items. This includes, but is not limited to, Tentative
Subdivision Maps, Parcel Maps, Variances, Conditional Use Permits, and Planned Development
Permits. This does not disqualify the Planning Commission Member from participating and
voting on the matter, but gives the public and applicant an opportunity to comment on the ex
Motion and Vote
(All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City Staff and will
be approved by one motion if no member of the Commission or public wishes to comment or ask questions.)
1. PLN 2008-1291, TREE REMOVAL PERMIT, 5620 SAN JACINTO AVENUE
Property Owner: John & Virginia Mack, 5620 San Jacinto Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422
Applicant: City of Atascadero, Public Works Department
Certified Arborist: Steve Alvarez, A&T Arborists, PO Box 1311, Templeton, CA 93465
Project Title: PLN 2008-1291 / TRP 2008-0121
5620 San Jacinto Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422
APN 029-231-008 (San Luis Obispo County)
Staff recommends that the Planning Commission approve the proposed Tree Removal Permit,
subject to mitigation fees as required by the Atascadero Native Tree Ordinance.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF REPORTS
(For each of the following items, the public will be given an opportunity to speak. After a staff report, the Chair will open the public
hearing and invite the applicant or applicant's representative to make any comments. Members of the public will be invited to provide
testimony to the Commission following the applicant. Speakers should state their name and address for the record and can address the
Commission for five minutes. After all public comments have been received, the public hearing will be closed, and the Commission
will discuss the item and take appropriate action(s).)
2. PLN 2008-1279, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR 9435 EL BORDO AVE.
Motion and Vote
Owner/Applicant: Alfred & Tamara Clark, 9535 Carmel Rd., Atascadero CA 93422
Project Title: PLN 2008-1279 / Conditional Use Permit 2008-0226 Care Home
9435 El Bordo Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422
(San Luis Obispo County) APN 030-442-009
The proposed project consists of an application for a Conditional Use Permit to convert
an existing 3,550 sq. ft. residence to a residential care home. The care home is
proposed for a maximum of twelve people and shall be used for elderly care. There are
no additions or major changes proposed for the property. Site improvements include
landscaping and modifications to the residence to comply with the occupancy
requirements for a care facility. The property is served by City sewer.
General Plan Designation: Single Family Residential (SFR-Z)
Zoning District: Residential Single Family (RSF-Z)
Based on the Initial Study prepared for the project, a Negative Declaration is proposed.
The proposed Negative Declaration is available for public review from 5/15/08 through
6/3/08 at 6907 El Camino Real, Community Development Department, from 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
3. PLN 2008-1285, VARIANCE & LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT FOR 9040
MOUNTAIN VIEW AND 8260 PORTOLA ROAD
Motion and Vote
Property Owners: Lein Living Trust, 9040 Mountain View, Atascadero, CA 93422
Michael & Ester Christopher, 8260 Portola Rd., Atascadero, CA 93422
Applicant: Gregory A. Connell, 412 Marsh Street, SLO, CA 93401
Project Title: PLN 2008-1285 / LLA 2008-0091 / Variance 2008-0013
9040 Mountain View Drive, and 8260 Portola Rd., Atascadero, CA 93422
(San Luis Obispo County) APN 056-312-025, 056-312-023
The proposed project consists of an application for a Lot Line Adjustment between two
parcels. The LLA is being proposed in order to correct the previously unknown
encroachment of the residence at 9040 Mountain View Drive on the neighbor's
property. Due to the fact that both lots are smaller than the one-acre minimum lot size
in the RSF-Y zone, a variance application has been included in the project proposal,
consistence with the requirements of Sections 9-7.115 and 9-7.116 in the Atascadero
General Plan Designation: Single Family Residential (SFR-Y)
Zoning District: Residential Single Family (RSF-Y)
Categorical Exemption: Class 5, Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REPORTS
4. DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP PRESENTATION
Davey Resources Group will give a presentation on Arborist Services.
The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission will be on June 17, 2008, at City Hall,
Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero.
Please note: Should anyone challenge in court any proposed development entitlement listed
on this Agenda, that person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the public
hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning
Commission at, or prior to this public hearing.
City of Atascadero
WELCOME TO THE ATASCADERO PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
The Planning Commission meets in regular session on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00
p.m., at City Hall, Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero. Matters are considered by the
Commission in the order of the printed Agenda.
Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the
Agenda are on file in the office of the Community Development Department and are available for public
inspection during City Hall Annex business hours at the Community Development counter and on our
website, www.atascadero.org. An agenda packet is also available for public review at the Atascadero
Library, 6850 Morro Road. All documents submitted by the public during Commission meetings that are
either read into the record or referred to in their statement will be noted in the minutes and available for
review in the Community Development Department.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in
a City meeting or other services offered by this City, please contact the City Manager's Office, (805)
461-5000, or the City Clerk's Office, (805) 461-5000. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or
time when services are needed will assist the City staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be
made to provide accessibility to the meeting or service.
TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS
Members of the audience may speak on any item on the agenda. The Chairperson will identify the
subject, staff will give their report, and the Commission will ask questions of staff. The Chairperson will
announce when the public comment period is open and will request anyone interested to address the
Commission regarding the matter being considered to step up to the podium. If you wish to speak for,
against, or comment in any way:
You must approach the podium and be recognized by the Chairperson
Give your name and address (not required)
Make your statement
All comments should be made to the Chairperson and Commission
All comments limited to 3 minutes (unless changed by the Commission)
No one may speak for a second time until everyone wishing to speak has had an opportunity
to do so, and no one may speak more than twice on any item.
If you wish to use a computer presentation to support your comments, you must notify the Community
Development Department at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. Access to hook up your laptop to the
City's projector will be provided. You are required to submit to the Recording Secretary a printed copy
of your presentation for the record. Please check in with the Chairperson before the meeting begins to
announce your presence and turn in the printed copy.
The Chairperson will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further
public comments will be heard by the Council.
TO SPEAK ON SUBJECTS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA
Under Agenda item, ?PUBLIC HEARINGS?, the Chairperson will call for anyone from the audience having
business with the Commission to:
Please approach the podium and be recognized
Give your name and address (not required)
State the nature of your business
This is the time items not on the Agenda may be brought to the Commission's attention. A maximum of
30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum (unless changed by the Commission).