Monterey County Planning Commission

 

AGENDA

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

 

Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street | Salinas, CA 93901 | (831) 755-5025

 

Chair:  Aurelio Salazar, Jr.                                                Vice Chair: Keith Vandevere                                                      Secretary:  Mike Novo

 

Jay Brown

Martha Diehl

Nancy Isakson

Mathew Ottone

Cosme Padilla

Steve Pessagno

Don Rochester

Aurelio Salazar, Jr

Juan Sanchez

Keith Vandevere

 

 

 

ITEM

PROJECT NAME

PLANNER

FILE NO.

RECOMMENDED ACTION

TIME SCHEDULED

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

I

Roll Call

9:00 a.m.

II

Public Comments

9:00 a.m.

III

Approval of the Minutes:  October 29 and November 12, 2008

9:00 a.m.

IV

Agenda Additions, Deletions and Corrections

9:00 a.m.

V

Commissioner Comments, Requests & Referrals

9:00 a.m.

VI

Action Items

1

PANZIERA WILLIAM J TR ET AL

MCCORMICK

PLN070257

CONTINUE TO JANUARY 28, 2009 HEARING

9:00 a.m.

2

MCDOWELL FRANK TR

SIDOR

PLN070584

APPROVE PROJECT

9:00 a.m.

3

COAKLEY PETER T TR

MACK

PLN070102

APPROVE PROJECT

9:00 a.m.

4

CARLSEN ESTATES

KINISON-BROWN

PLN000196

CONTINUE TO JANUARY 14, 2009 HEARING

10:30 a.m.

5

ANGTON CURTIS J

HEINLEIN

PLN060575

CONSIDER PROJECT

1:30 p.m.

6

MOHSIN-SAMOSKE SUBDIVISION

SCHUBERT

PLN980516

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1:30 p.m.

VII

Action/Information Items

7

GENERAL PLAN UPDATE 2007

HOLM/KNASTER

PLN070525

CONSIDER THE GENERAL PLAN HEARING PROCESS AND SCHEDULE (ORAL PRESENTATION ONLY)

1:30 p.m.

VIII

OTHER MATTERS:           DEL MONTE FOREST LUAC – Appointment – June Duran Stock

IX

DEPARTMENT REPORT

X

ADJOURNMENT

 

The Recommendation Action section 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.

 

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Action Items

 

1.             9:00AM       Project Name:                PANZIERA WILLIAM J TR ET AL

                                      File Number:                PLN070257

                                 Situs Location:                1290 RIVER RD SALINAS

                                  Planning Area:                CENTRAL SALINAS VALLEY AREA

                                Project Planner:                MCCORMICK

                   Environmental Status:                MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION PREPARED

                        Project Description:                CONTINUED FROM 9/24/08.  COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF: 1) USE PERMIT TO ALLOW CONSTRUCTION OF TWO WIND ENERGY ELECTRICAL TURBINES, 600 CU YDS OF GRADING FOR FOOTINGS AND TRENCHING AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPURTENANT ELECTRICAL FACILITIES; 2) A USE PERMIT TO ALLOW DEVELOPMENT ON SLOPES OF 30% OR GREATER; 3) VARIANCE TO INCREASE BOTH WIND ENERGY ELECTRICAL TURBINES' HEIGHT (SYSTEM HEIGHT) FROM 100 FT TO 214 FT; AND 4) VARIANCE TO ALLOW INSTALLATION OF WIND TURBINE SYSTEMS WITHOUT THE REQUIRED ORANGE SAFETY COLORING ON THE WIND TURBINE BLADES. THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 1290 RIVER ROAD, SALINAS (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 167-041-005-000), CENTRAL SALINAS VALLEY AREA.

                  Recommended Action:                CONTINUE ITEM TO JANUARY 28, 2009 HEARING

 

2.             9:00AM       Project Name:                MCDOWELL FRANK TR

                                      File Number:                PLN070584

                                 Situs Location:                160 SPINDRIFT RD CARMEL

                                  Planning Area:                CARMEL AREA

                                Project Planner:                JOE SIDOR

                   Environmental Status:                CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT

                        Project Description:                COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF 1) A COASTAL ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 476 SQUARE FOOT SECOND STORY ADDITION WITH INTERIOR CIRCULATION AND 30 SQUARE FOOT ADDITION TO THE EXISTING FIRST FLOOR, 100 SQUARE FOOT SECOND FLOOR DECK, AND 52 SQUARE FOOT EXTERIOR STAIR TO AN EXISTING ONE-STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING; 2) DESIGN APPROVAL; AND 3) A COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT TO ALLOW DEVELOPMENT WITHIN 750 FEET OF A KNOWN ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCE.  THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 160 SPINDRIFT ROAD, CARMEL (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBER 241-192-009-000), CARMEL HIGHLANDS AREA, COASTAL ZONE.

                  Recommended Action:                APPROVE PROJECT

 

3.             9:00AM       Project Name:                COAKLEY PETER T TR

                                      File Number:                PLN070102

                                 Situs Location:                8 FORD RD CARMEL VALLEY

                                  Planning Area:                CARMEL VALLEY MASTER PLAN AREA

                                Project Planner:                DAVID MACK

                   Environmental Status:                NEGATIVE DECLARATION PREPARED

                        Project Description:                STANDARD SUBDIVISION TENTATIVE MAP (CONDOMINIUM) FOR THE CONVERSION OF 31 EXISTING HOTEL UNITS AT THE CARMEL VALLEY LODGE INTO 23 INDIVIDUALLY-OWNED HOTEL UNITS.  THE HOTEL UNITS ARE LOCATED AT 8 FORD ROAD, CARMEL VALLEY (ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NUMBERS 187-411-013-000), CARMEL VALLEY MASTER PLAN AREA.

                  Recommended Action:                APPROVE PROJECT

 

4.             10:30AM    Project Name:                CARLSEN ESTATES

                                      File Number:                PLN000196

                                 Situs Location:                60 & 80 CARLSEN RD SALINAS

                                  Planning Area:                NORTH COUNTY (NON-COASTAL AREA)

                                Project Planner:                TAVEN KINISON BROWN

                   Environmental Status:                ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT PREPARED

                        Project Description:                REVISED CARLSEN ESTATES SUBDIVISION PROPOSAL (FINAL REVISION DATED 08/19/08; FIVE PLAN SHEETS WITH REVISIONS 10, 13, 12, 10, AND 11 RESPECTIVELY).  THE PROPOSAL IS A COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT REQUEST CONSISTING OF: 1) A STANDARD SUBDIVISION VESTING TENTATIVE MAP FOR THE DIVISION OF THREE PARCELS TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 95.5 ACRES INTO 33 RESIDENTIAL LOTS RANGING IN SIZE FROM 1.02 ACRES TO 13.29 ACRES; AND 2) USE PERMIT FOR REMOVAL OF APPROXIMATELY 302 OAKS OVER 6 INCHES IN DIAMETER FOR ROAD AND DRIVEWAY CONSTRUCTION AND ADDITIONAL OAKS FOR SEPTIC AND BUILDING ENVELOPE AREAS; AND 3) USE PERMIT FOR THE EXPANSION OF A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM. DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROJECT WOULD REQUIRE APPROXIMATELY 8,600 CUBIC YARDS OF GRADING (4,300 CUBIC YARDS OF CUT AND 4,300 CUBIC YARDS OF FILL.) THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED SOUTHERLY OF BERTA CANYON ROAD, EAST OF HIGHWAY 101, SALINAS (ASSESSORS PARCEL NUMBERS 125-051-005-000, 125-051-008-000 AND 125-051-017-000), PRUNEDALE AREA, NORTH COUNTY NON-COASTAL ZONE.

                  Recommended Action:                CONTINUE TO JANUARY 14, 2008 HEARING

 

5.             1:30PM       Project Name:                ANGTON CURTIS J

                                      File Number:                PLN060575

                                 Situs Location:                11395 SADDLE RD MONTEREY

                                  Planning Area:                GREATER MONTEREY PENINSULA AREA

                                Project Planner:                HEINLEIN

                   Environmental Status:                CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT

                        Project Description:                COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF: (1) USE PERMIT AND DESIGN APPROVAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN 8,888 SQ. FT TWO-STORY SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE INCLUDING AN 1,473 SQ. FT. INDOOR SWIMMING POOL AND A 1,157 SQ. FT. ATTACHED FOUR-CAR GARAGE, AND A 2,315 SQ. FT DETACHED EIGHT-CAR GARAGE/ CARETAKER UNIT, 7,460 CU. YDS. OF GRADING (6,320 CUT/1,320 FILL) AND THE RELOCATION OF AN 18-INCH DIAMETER OAK TREE IN THE VISUAL SENSITIVITY OR "VS" ZONING DISTRICT; (2) USE PERMITFOR RIDGELINE DEVELOPMENT; (3)  AMENDMENT TO THE HIDDEN HILLS SUBDIVISION FINAL MAP;  AND (5)  VARIANCE FOR THE REDUCTION OF THE REQUIRED FRONT YARD SETBACKS FOR A DETACHED HABITABLE STRUCTURE (CARETAKER UNIT AND DETACHED GARAGE). THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 11395 SADDLE ROAD, HIDDEN HILLS SUBDIVISION, MONTEREY, (ASSESSORS PARCEL NUMBER 416-131-023-000), GREATER MONTEREY PENINSULA AREA PLAN.

                  Recommended Action:                CONSIDER PROJECT

 

6.             1:30PM       Project Name:                MOHSIN - SAMOSKE SUBDIVISION

                                      File Number:                PLN980516

                                 Situs Location:                870 & 874 & 884 RIVER RD SALINAS

                                  Planning Area:                TORO AREA

                                Project Planner:                BOB SCHUBERT

                   Environmental Status:                ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT PREPARED

                        Project Description:                THE PROJECT CONSISTS OF:  1) LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT OF 3.47 ACRES BETWEEN TWO PARCELS REDUCING APN: 167-061-032-000 (RIEHL) FROM 52.0 ACRES TO 48.53 ACRES AND INCREASING APN: 167-061-033-000 (MOHSIN) FROM 245.51 ACRE TO 249.0 ACRES.  2)  AMEND GENERAL PLAN AND TORO AREA PLAN LAND USE MAPS FOR TWO PARCELS:  A)  CHANGE 17-ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061-029-000/SAMOSKE) FROM FARMLAND/40 ACRE MINIMUM (F/40) TO LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL WITH A SPECIAL TREATMENT AREA (STA) OVERLAY, AND B) CHANGE A 55 ACRE PORTION OF A 249-ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061-033-000/MOHSIN) FROM PERMANENT GRAZING/40 ACRE MINIMUM (PG/40) TO LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND APPLY  A STA OVERLAY TO THE ENTIRE 249-ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061-033-000/MOHSIN) .  THE STA WOULD ALLOW 14 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL LOTS AND A PERMANENT GRAZING REMAINDER PARCEL AND WOULD REQUIRE AN AGRICULTURAL BUFFER PLAN AS PART OF ANY SUBDIVISION WITHIN THE STA.  3)  ZONE CHANGE FOR TWO PARCELS:  A) CHANGE 17-ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061-029-000/SAMOSKE) FROM F/40-DTO LDR/5-D, AND B) CHANGE 55 ACRES OF A 249-ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061- 033-000/MOHSIN) FROM PG/40-D TO LDR/5-D WITH 194 ACRES REMAINING PG/40.  4) COMBINED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT CONSISTING OF:   A)  STANDARD SUBDIVISION TO SUBDIVIDE ONE 17-ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061-029-000/SAMOSKE) INTO THREE PARCELS CONSISTING OF 7.0 ACRES (PARCEL A), 5.0 ACRES (PARCEL B), AND 5 ACRES (PARCEL C) AND TO SUBDIVIDE ONE 249.0 ACRE PARCEL (APN: 167-061-033-000/MOHSIN) INTO 11, 5-ACRE PARCELS (LDR/5) PLUS ONE REMAINDER PARCEL TOTALING 194 ACRES (PG/40).  THE PROPOSED SUBDIVISION WILL REQUIRE AGRICULTURAL BUFFER PLANS FOR A BUFFER OF AT LEAST 75 FEET FOR PARCELS B AND C OF THE SAMOSKE PORTION OF THE SUBDIVISION, AND A BUFFER OF AT LEAST 100 FEET FOR 11 RESIDENTIAL PARCELS OF THE MOHSIN PORTION OF THE SUBDIVISION.  B)  ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT PURSUANT TO SECTION 21.14.040.G TO ALLOW A SMALL WATER SYSTEM WITH 14 CONNECTIONS.  THE PROPERTIES ARE LOCATED AT 874, 884 & 870 RIVER ROAD, SALINAS, APPROXIMATELY 0.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF RIVER ROAD AND CHUALAR RIVER ROAD, TORO AREA.

                  Recommended Action:                RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

7.             1:30PM       Project Name:                GENERAL PLAN 2007

                                      File Number:                PLN070525

                                 Situs Location:                COUNTY-WIDE

                                  Planning Area:                County-Wide

                                Project Planner:                KNASTER

                   Environmental Status:                ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT PREPARED

                        Project Description:                CONSIDER THE GENERAL PLAN HEARING PROCESS AND SCHEDULE (ORAL PRESENTATION ONLY)

                  Recommended Action:                CONSIDER THE GENERAL PLAN HEARING PROCESS AND SCHEDULE (ORAL PRESENTATION ONLY)