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
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.APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON FEBRUARY 16, 2010.
2.APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON MARCH 2, 2010.
3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON LA PLAZA ON MARCH 11, 2010.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF REPORTS
4.PLN 2010-1357, TREE REMOVAL PERMIT FOR 5715 SANTA CRUZ ROAD
Motion and Vote
Hilltop Mobile Manor, 4425 N. 78th Street #267B, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Hilltop Mobile Manor, 5715 Santa Cruz Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
Steven Alvarez, A&T Arborists, PO Box 1311, Templeton, CA 93465
PLN 2010-1357 / Tree Removal Permit 2010-0139
5715 Santa Cruz Road, Atascadero, CA 93422 APN 049-042-006 (San Luis Obispo County)
Two trees on the property have been proposed for removal. The applicant’s arborist has determined that both trees are hazardous and in need of removal. City staff approved immediate removal of the 40- inch Live Oak on March 15, 2010 due to its highly hazardous condition, as certified by the arborist. The 45-inch Live Oak on the property is also being requested for removal. The Arborist Report states that this is a hazardous tree, but its need for removal is less immediate. Planning Commission approval for removal of the 45-inch Live Oak is being requested.
5.PLN 2009-1351, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR ACCESSORY STRUCTURE
Motion and Vote
Quentin and Nicole Thompson, 5095 Miramon Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422
PLN 2009-1351 / CUP 2009-0248
5095 Miramon Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422 APN 028-093-035 (San Luis Obispo County)
The proposed application consists of a request for a Conditional Use Permit to construct an oversized detached accessory structure at the subject property. The proposed detached garage and workshop is 990 square feet. The Atascadero Municipal Code allows accessory structures larger than 50% of the primary residence through approval of a Conditional Use Permit. General Plan Designation: SFR-Y Zoning District: RSF-Y
Proposed Environmental Determination:
Exempt per Section 15303: New construction or conversion of small structures including accessory structures.
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).)
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REPORTS
DIRECTOR’S REPORT NONE
The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for April 20, 2010, 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.