Regular Meeting Tuesday, February 1, 2011 – 7:00 P.M.
City Hall Council Chambers 6907 El Camino Real Atascadero, California
CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
Vice Chairperson Bentz
APPROVAL OF AGENDA Motion and Vote
(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
ADMINISTRATION OF OATH OF OFFICE
Marcia Torgerson, City Clerk, will administer the Oath of Office to newly appointed Commissioners Christian Cooper, Beth Wingett, Mark Dariz, Chuck Ward, Len Colamarino, and Dennis Schmidt.
ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON AND VICE CHAIRPERSON
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
The Commission will select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson.
CONSENT CALENDAR 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.)
APPROVAL OF ACTION MINUTES OF THE REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON DECEMBER 7, 2010.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF REPORTS
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).)
PLN 2010-1372, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR PRESCHOOL AT 4400 PORTOLA ROAD Motion and Vote
Patrick and Teresa Shepherd, 4400 Portola Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
PLN 2010-1372, Conditional Use Permit 2010-0252
4400 Portola Road, Atascadero, CA 93422 APN 054-051-022 (San Luis Obispo County)
The project consists of an application to establish a preschool for up to 17 children in a residential neighborhood. A preschool is a conditional use in the Residential Single-Family zone. An existing single-family residence is proposed to be converted to meet building code and zoning requirements for use as a preschool. The subject site is served by an onsite septic system. Zoning: RSF-Z (Residential Single-Family – Z) General Plan Designation: SFR-Z (Single-Family Residential)
Proposed Environmental Determination:
The project qualifies for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption (Section 15301) for minor alteration to existing facilities.
GENERAL PLAN/ZONING ORDINANCE/CEQA STUDY SESSION
This is a Study Session item that includes a brief review of what the Planning Commission’s role is. This item will review the City’s adopted General Plan, the existing Zoning Ordinance and its function in implementing the General Plan, and how environmental determinations are made and their use in the development process.
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REPORTS
The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for February 15, 2011, 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.