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CITY OF ATASCADERO
PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

Regular Meeting
August 18th ,2009

Atascadero City Hall Annex
6907 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93423

 CALL TO ORDER

 Pledge of Allegiance

 Roll Call: Chairperson Jack

Vice Chairperson Moreno

Commissioner Bentz

Commissioner Colamarino

Commissioner Schmidt

Commissioner Sturtevant

Commissioner Ward



 APPROVAL OF AGENDA


 PUBLIC COMMENT

(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


 CONSENT CALENDAR

(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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON JULY 21, 2009.


COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF REPORTS - NONE


 PUBLIC HEARINGS

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 parte communication.

(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 three 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 2009-1335, CITYWIDE ZONE TEXT UPDATE
Applicant:

City of Atascadero, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422

Project Title:

PLN 2009-1335, Citywide Zone Text Update

Project Location:

Citywide, Atascadero, CA 93422, (San Luis Obispo County)

Project Description:

The project consists of revisions to portions of Title 9 Planning and Zoning, of

the Atascadero Municipal Code (AMC). The proposed text updates consist of

minor amendments for consistency and clarification of the code, including the

following:

  • Conditional Use Permit extensions
  • Land use descriptions for “auto dealers (new and used) and supplies”

    and “sales lots”

  • Update zones which allow “sexually-oriented businesses” to be

    consistent with AMC section 9-16.03 (Adult-Oriented Businesses)

  • Land use definition for “food and beverage retail sales”
  • Land use definition for massage/spas and “personal services”
Proposed Environmental Determination:

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Section 15061.(3) Review for

Exemption) exempts activities which are covered by the general rule that CEQA

applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on

the environment.

 Motion and  Vote

 3. PLN 2009-1328, HOUSING ELEMENT UPDATE TO BE CONTINUED TO SEPT. 1, 2009
Applicant:

City of Atascadero, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422

Project Title:

PLN 2009-1328, 2009 Housing Element Update

Project Location:

Citywide, Atascadero, CA 93422, (San Luis Obispo County)

Project Description:

The project consists of amendments to the 2009 Housing Element Update. The

purpose of this public hearing is for the Planning Commission to take public

testimony on the proposed amendment and formulate a recommendation to the

City Council. The Planning Commission will consider a draft of the 2009

Housing Element Update and provide the public an opportunity to make

comments. Staff and the City’s Consultant will present information on the

following:

  • Housing Element Update Process
  • Regional Housing Needs Allocation
  • New State Laws affecting Housing Element Content
  • Review Draft Housing Element

Proposed Environmental Determination:

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Section 15061.(3) Review for

Exemption) exempts activities which are covered by the general rule that CEQA

applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on

the environment.



 COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REPORTS


 DIRECTOR’S REPORT


ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for September 1, 2009, at City Hall, Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero.