Monterey County Planning Commission
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
Board of Supervisors Chambers, Monterey County Courthouse
Church and Alisal Streets, Salinas, CA
(831) 755-5025
 
A. ROLL CALL: 9:00 AM
B. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
C. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: December 2, 2004 & January 26, 2005
D. SCHEDULED ITEMS
E. OTHER ITEMS: LUAC: Del Monte Forest-Ted Hunter-Reappoint; LUAC: Del Monte Forest-Lloyd Townley-Reappoint; LUAC: Carmel Valley-Thomas Oliver-Resignation; LUAC: Cachagua-Taira Kirk-Appointment; LUAC: Carmel Valley-Judith MacClelland-Appointment; Department Report
F. ADJOURNMENT
Scheduled Items
9:00AM
1. ABANDONMENT OF ESCOLLE ROAD (PD050207)
PROJECT LOCATION: ESCOLLE RD
PLANNING AREA: County-Wide
PROJECT PLANNER: HORI
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: None
CONTINUED FROM 3/30/05. ADOPT THE FINDING THAT THE ABANDONMENT OF ESCOLLE ROAD IS NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THE CENTRAL SALINAS VALLEY AREA PLAN, A PART OF THE MONTEREY COUNTY GENERAL PLAN, AND RECOMMEND ABANDONMENT TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, BASED UPON CATEGORICAL EXEMPTIONS UNDER CEQA GUIDELINES.
 
Recommended Action: Continue Hearing to Future meeting
9:10AM
2. NEW CITIES LAND COMPANY INC ET (PLN040242)
PROJECT LOCATION: 504 ESTRELLA AVE MONTEREY
PLANNING AREA: Greater Monterey Peninsula Area
PROJECT PLANNER: DAVID LUTES
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: Categorically Exempt
CONTINUED FROM 2/9/05. COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF (1) AN AMENDMENT TO AN APPROVED USE PERMIT FOR 12 INCLUSIONARY APARTMENT UNITS (ORIGINAL FILE PLN000621) IN ORDER TO CONVERT SAID UNITS TO 12 FOR-SALE INCLUSIONARY UNITS; (2) A REZONING TO TEMPORARILY LIFT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST RE-SUBDIVISION OF THE EXISTING SUBJECT PARCEL; AND (3) THE SUBDIVISION OF SAID PARCEL INTO 13 SEPARATE LEGAL LOTS OF RECORD IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE THE APARTMENT CONVERSION TO FOR-SALE TOWNHOUSES WITH A SHARED COMMON AREA. THE PROJECT IS LOCATED IN THE PASADERA SUBDIVISION (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 173-074-074-000), AT THE INTERSECTION OF VIA DEL MILAGRO AND BELAVIDA ROADS, GREATER MONTEREY PENINSULA AREA.
 
Recommended Action: Tabled
9:20AM
3. HATFIELD DEAN C JR & KAROLYN I (PLN030221)
PROJECT LOCATION: 66 E CARMEL VALLEY RD CARMEL VALLEY
PLANNING AREA: Carmel Valley Master Plan Area
PROJECT PLANNER: JACQUELINE ONCIANO
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: Mitigated Negative Declaration
COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISITING OF A USE PERMIT FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A COTTAGE INDUSTRY (MICRO BREWERY) FOR THE PROCESSING AND MAKING OF BEER IN A 130-SQUARE FOOT PORTION OF AN EXISTING APPROXIMATELY 1,800 SQUARE FOOT BARN. THE PROPOSED MICRO BREWERY WOULD PRODUCE BETWEEN 1,000 AND 10,000 GALLONS OF BEER PER YEAR (20-200 GALLONS PER WEEK); ADMINISTATIVE PERMIT AND DESIGN APPROVAL FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF A CARETAKER'S UNIT. THE PROPERTY, A 44-ACRE PARCEL, IS LOCATED AT 66 EAST CARMEL VALLEY ROAD, CARMEL VALLEY (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 197-021-005-000), NORTH OF CARMEL VALLEY ROAD, EAST OF CARMEL VALLEY VILLAGE, CARMEL VALLEY MASTER PLAN AREA.
 
Recommended Action: Continue Hearing to Future meeting
10:00AM
4. VEVANG KEVIN AND LEILANI (PLN040258)
PROJECT LOCATION: 1205 EAGLE HILL RD WATSONVILLE
PLANNING AREA: North County (Non-Coastal Area)
PROJECT PLANNER: ANNA GINETTE
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: TBD
A COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF: (1) A USE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 3,390 SQUARE FOOT, TWO-STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WITH ATTACHED GARAGE AND GRADING (APPROXIMATELY 286 CUBIC YARDS OF CUT AND 286 CUBIC YARDS OF FILL) IN A VISUALLY SENSITIVE AREA; (2) A USE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR RIDGELINE DEVELOPMENT; (3) A USE PERMIT TO ALLOW DEVELOPMENT ON SLOPES IN EXCESS OF 30 PERCENT; AND 4) AN ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR THE REMOVAL OF THREE OAK TREES. THE PROJECT IS LOCATED AT 1205 EAGLE HILL ROAD, WATSONVILLE (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 117-491-026-000), NORTHERLY OF THE INTERSECTION OF EAGLE HILL ROAD AND VEGA ROAD, ROYAL OAKS AREA, NORTH COUNTY AREA PLAN.
 
Recommended Action: Deny Project
10:30AM
5. CATEY DOUGLAS F & ELAYNE (PLN040558)
PROJECT LOCATION: 1127 PELICAN RD PEBBLE BEACH
PLANNING AREA: Greater Monterey Peninsula Area
PROJECT PLANNER: ELIZABETH GONZALES
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: I.S.
USE PERMIT FOR THE REMOVAL OF 26 PROTECTED COAST LIVE OAK TREES (RANGING FROM 6" TO 13" IN DIAMETER), AND DESIGN APPROVAL FOR A NEW 3,738 SQ. FT. SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WITH ATTACHED GARAGE. THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 1127 PELICAN ROAD, PEBBLE BEACH (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 007-544-001-000), GREATER MONTEREY PENINSULA AREA, MONTEREY PENINSULA COUNTRY CLUB.
 
Recommended Action: Adopt Negative Declaration and Approve Project
10:45AM
6. HIDDEN CANYON QUARRY (PLN010239)
PROJECT LOCATION: NORTH OF METZ RD GREENFIELD
PLANNING AREA: Central Salinas Valley Area
PROJECT PLANNER: DAVID LUTES
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: Mitigated Negative Declaration
CONTINUED FROM 12/8/04. USE PERMIT AND RECLAMATION PLAN FOR A HILLSIDE AGGREGATE QUARRY WITH AN APPROXIMATELY 20-YEAR LIFESPAN. THE PROPOSED PROJECT COVERS APPROXIMATELY 184 ACRES ON A 425-ACRE SITE AND WILL PRODUCE APPROXIMATELY 300,000 TONS OF MATERIAL PER YEAR. THE SITE IS LOCATED EASTERLY OF METZ RD, GREENFIELD (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBERS 418-401-029, -030 AND -031), APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES NORTH OF ELM AVENUE, EAST OF GREENFIELD, IN THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 9 AND PORTIONS OF THE W 1/2 OF SECTION 16, T. 18 N., R. 7E, CENTRAL SALINAS VALLEY AREA.
 
Recommended Action: Approve Project
11:00AM
7. ROBERTS GEORGE R TR (PLN040662)
PROJECT LOCATION: 3212 17 MILE DR PEBBLE BEACH
PLANNING AREA: Del Monte Forest Area
PROJECT PLANNER: CARL HOLM
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS: N/A
CONTINUED FROM 3/30/05. COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF: A COASTAL ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT TO REPLACE A 7,565 SQ. FT. 2-STORY RESIDENCE DESTROYED BY FIRE WITH A NEW 14,182 SQUARE FOOT 2-STORY SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE INCLUDING PATIO (336 SQ. FT.), DETACHED MECHANICAL ROOM (531 SQ. FT.), ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER VAULT, 6-FOOT TALL FRONT PERIMETER FENCE (2" DARK OIL RUBBED BRONZE BAR STOCK WITH 6" SQUARE OPENINGS), AND PLANTER WALLS; A COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR A SEPARATE TWO-STORY STRUCTURE CONSISTING OF A CARETAKER'S UNIT (850 SQ. FT.) ABOVE A MECHANICAL ROOM/LAUNDRY/STORAGE (850 SQ. FT.), AND ATTACHED 1-CAR CARPORT; A COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT TO REMOVE FIVE (5) MONTEREY PINE TREES, RELOCATE TWO (2) MONTEREY CYPRESS TREES, AND TRIM ONE (1) MONTEREY CYPRESS TREE IN ADDITION TO AFTER-THE FACT APPROVAL TO REMOVE AND TRIM AN ESTIMATED 47 MONTEREY PINE AND CYPRESS TREES FOLLOWING JANUARY 2005 STORMS, A COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR DEVELOPMENT WITHIN 100 FEET OF ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE HABITAT AREA (ESHA); A COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR DEVELOPMENT WITHIN 750 FEET OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES; AND DESIGN APPROVAL. THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 3212 SEVENTEEN MILE DRIVE, PEBBLE BEACH (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 008-472-004-000), DEL MONTE FOREST AREA, COASTAL ZONE.
 
Recommended Action: Deny Project
 
*The Recommended Action section indicates the staff recommendation at the time the agenda was prepared. That recommendation does not limit the Planning Commissionís alternative actions on any matter before it.
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