Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, August 26, 2009


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:  Keith Vandevere                      Vice-Chair:  Jay Brown           Secretary:  Mike Novo


                        Steve Pessagno                                    Cosme Padilla

                        Jay Brown                                            Aurelio Salazar, Jr

                        Nancy Isakson                                     Juan Sanchez

                        Matthew Ottone                                   Martha Diehl

                        Don Rochester                                     Keith Vandevere




A.        ROLL CALL






D.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:            MAY 27, 2009AND JUNE 10, 2009






1.         9:00am - TAYLOR GUSTAVO F TR - PLN080350

            Planning Area:  Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Project Planner:  Brittany Nicholson.  Environmental Status:  Addendum to the Santa Lucia Preserve EIR  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit Consisting Of: 1)  An Administrative Permit And Design Approval To Allow The Construction Of A 6,230 Square-Foot Two-Story Single Family Dwelling With An Attached 1,000 Square-Foot Three-Car Garage,  A 1,055 Square-Foot Barn,  An 800 Square-Foot Swimming Pool, 15 Garden Walls Totaling 580 Linear Feet; 2) Use Permit For Removal Of 11 Oak Trees; And 3) Administrative Permit To Allow The Construction Of A 840 Square-Foot Detached Senior Citizen Unit With A 253 Square-Foot  covered Terrace.  Grading consisting Of Approximately 240 Cubic Yards Of Cut And 75 Cubic Yards Of Fill. The Property Is Located At 8 Goodrich Trail, Carmel Valley (Assessor's Parcel Number 239-102-021-000) Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Recommended Action:  Consider Addendum to the certified Santa Lucia Preserve EIR and Approve Project.


2.         9:00AM - Bradshaw Dennis & Donna Joan R - PLN090213

            Planning Area:  Greater Salinas Area.  Project Planner:  Valerie Negrete.  Environmental Status:  Categorically Exempt.  Project Description:  Use Permit And Design Approval For Development In A Historic Resource ("HR") Zoning District To Allow A 280 Square Foot Bedroom Addition And A 143 Square Foot Interior Remodel To An Existing 1,820 Square Foot Single Family Dwelling. The Project Is Located At 79 Fourth Street, Spreckels.  (Assessors Parcel Number 177-053-016-000) Spreckels, Greater Salinas Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Continue to September 9, 2009 hearing


3.         9:00AM - Ticar Leticia P - PLN080041

            Planning Area:  North County (Coastal Zone).  Project Planner:  Joe Sidor.  Environmental Status:  Categorically Exempt.  Project Description:  After The Fact Coastal Administrative Permit To Clear CE070339 To Allow The Conversion Of An Existing 1,000 Square Foot Accessory Structure Into An 850 Square Foot Senior Unit With A 150 Square Foot Attached Storage Room With No Interior Circulation, And Request For Fee Waiver. The Project Is Located At 950 Dolan Road, Moss Landing (Assessor's Parcel Number 131-052-001-000), North County Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project


4.         10:00AM - Holman Ranch Holdings LLC -PLN080450

            Planning Area:  Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Project Planner:  Paula Bradley.  Environmental Status:  REVISED Mitigated Negative Declaration UNDER PREPARATION.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit Consisting Of: 1) A Use Permit For A 3,330 Square Foot Agricultural Processing Plant For A Winery Producing Up To 5,000 Cases Per Year, A 3,050 Square Foot Wine Storage Cave, And A 240 Square Foot Equipment Storage Building, And Grading 3,960 Cubic Yards (Approximately 1,980 Cubic Yards Cut And 1,980 Cubic Yards Fill, Balanced On-Site; 2) A Use Permit For The Removal Of Nine Protected Oak Trees; 3) A Use Permit For Development On Slopes In Excess Of 30%; 4)  An Administrative Permit For Development In A Site Plan Review District; And 5) Design Approval. The Property Is Located At 60 Holman Road, Carmel Valley (Assessor's Parcel Number 187-481-001-000) Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Recommended Action:  Continue Hearing To October 14, 2009


5.         10:00AM - Heritage Oaks - PLN980503

            Planning Area:  North County (Non-Coastal Area).  Project Planner:  Bob Schubert.  Environmental Status:   final Environmental Impact Report Prepared.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit Consisting Of A Standard Subdivision To Divide Approximately 79 Acres Into 32 Parcels Ranging In Size From 1.0 Acres To 15.91 Acres, Including One Lot (Lot 32) With Four Inclusionary Rental Units; Use Permit For Removal Of Approximately 271 Oak Trees (For Roads).  Use Permit For Four Inclusionary Rental Units; And Grading (Approximately 5,100 Cubic Yards Cut And 5,100 Cubic Yards Fill).  The Project Is Located Easterly Of San Juan Road (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 267-123-031-000 And 267-051-014-000), Approximately 600 Feet Southerly Of The Intersection Of San Juan Road And Aromas Road At The Terminus Of Rea Avenue, Aromas Area, North County Non-Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  certify EIR, adopt Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan, and Approve Project



            Planning Area:  County-Wide.  Project Planner:  Carl Holm.  Environmental Status:  N/A.  Project Description:  Continued from 7/29/09.  Consider  Changes to Land Use Advisory Committees (LUACs) including adjustment of  members’ terms, reappointment of members, acknowledgement of vacancies, and boundary and organizational changes to several LUACs and Neighborhood Design Committees.  Recommended Action:  Adjust terms of members, Make reappointments to various LUACs and other appointment changes, and make recommendations to Board of Supervisors regarding boundary and other organizational changes.








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.


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