Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, May 28, 2014


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:    Luther Hert              Vice-Chair:    Martha Diehl               Secretary:  Mike Novo


                        Paul C. Getzelman                              Cosme Padilla

                        Jay Brown                                           Aurelio Salazar, Jr

                        Amy Roberts                                       Jose Mendez

                        Luther Hert                                         Martha Diehl

                        Don Rochester                                                Keith Vandevere




A.        ROLL CALL






D.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  April 30, 2014






1.         9:00 AM - Logan Mark B/Anne J - PLN130148

            Project Planner:  Elizabeth Gonzales.  Environmental Status:  Categorical Exemption.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) a Coastal Development Permit for a Lot Line Adjustment to exchange 540 square feet between a townhome parcel and an open space parcel of the Pebble Beach Town Homes, and to allow 2) a Coastal Administrative Permit and Design Approval for a 637 square foot addition to an existing 3,561 square foot townhouse and an existing 660 square foot deck.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project.


2.         9:00 AM - Harrod Ray M Jr/Linda Mclaughlin - PLN140082

            Project Planner:  Daniel Lister.  Environmental Status:  Categorical Exemption.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM MAY 14, 2014.  Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) an Administrative Permit and Design Approval to allow the development of a 3,808 square foot single family dwelling within the Visual Sensitivity (“VS”) Zoning Overlay District.  The dwelling includes a 968 square foot three‑car garage, 116 square foot covered porch, and associated grading (150 cubic yards cut; 150 cubic yards fill); and 2) a Use Permit to allow the removal of 28 Coast Live Oak trees. The property is located 25960 Colt Lane, Salinas (Assessor’s Parcel Number 416‑122‑006‑000), Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project


3.         9:00 AM - County of Monterey - General Plan Amendment Ordinance - Title 21:  Non – Coastal Zoning Ordinance - REF130066

            Project Planner:  Martin Carver/Jacqueline Onciano.  Planning Area:  Inland Areas Only.  Environmental Status:  Statutory Exemption.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM MAY 14, 2014.  Amend Title 21 (non-coastal zoning ordinance) of the Monterey County Code to add Chapter 21.91 (General Plan Amendments) to provide procedures to amend the Monterey County General Plan. The new chapter would limit the number of general plan amendments to two times each year, with certain exceptions. It also requires comprehensive and cumulative review of general plan amendments and provides a process for early assessment of general plan amendments.  This ordinance applies to the non-coastal unincorporated area of the County of Monterey.  Recommended Action:  Recommend Adoption to the Board of Supervisors


G.        OTHER MATTERS:  None






The Recommended Action indicates the staff recommendation at the time the agenda was prepared.  That recommendation does not limit the Planning Commission’s alternative actions on any matter before it.


BREAKS will be taken approximately at 10:15 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.


DOCUMENT DISTRIBUTION:  Documents relating to agenda items that are distributed to the Planning Commission less than 72 hours prior to the meeting are available for public inspection at the front counter of the Resource Management Agency – Planning and Building Services Departments, Monterey County Government Center , 168 W. Alisal Street, 2nd Floor, Salinas, CA.  Documents distributed by County staff at the meeting of the Planning Commission will be available at the meeting.


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