REVISED 6/24/10

Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:  Jay Brown                    Vice-Chair:  Matthew Ottone  Secretary:  Mike Novo


                        Paul C. Getzelman                                Cosme Padilla

                        Jay Brown                                            Aurelio Salazar, Jr

                        Amy Roberts                                        Juan Sanchez

                        Matthew Ottone                                   Martha Diehl

                        Don Rochester                                     Keith Vandevere




A.        ROLL CALL






D.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  Draft Minutes for April 14, 28, May 12, 26, 2010






1.         9:00AM – CARMEL WOODCRAFT LLC – PLN090311

            Planning Area:  Carmel Land Use Plan Area.  Project Planner:  Anna Quenga.  Environmental Status:  Mitigated Negative Declaration.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit consisting of 1) a Coastal Administrative Permit to allow the demolition of more than 50 percent of the exterior walls of an existing 2,125 square foot two-story single family residence and a major remodel and additions to the residence which will result in a 2,647 square foot two-story single family residence with a 488 square foot attached garage, a 932 square foot new basement, an 80 square foot pergola, and an outdoor fireplace, pizza oven and barbecue; 2) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 750 feet of a known archaeological resource; and 3) a Design Approval.  The property is located at 26347 Isabella Avenue, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Number 009‑463‑009‑000), Carmel Land Use Plan Area, Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Reporting Plan and Approve Project


2.         9:00AM – STEVENS WAYNE L/ELEANORA B TRS – PLN100319

            Planning Area:  North County Land Use Plan.  Project Planner:  Joe Sidor.  Environmental Status:  Categorically Exempt.  Project Description:  Consider initiation of and recommendation to the Board of Supervisors of a Local Coastal Program amendment that: 1) corrects the North County Land Use Plan to change a land use designation from Resource Conservation (RC) to Medium Density Residential (MDR); and 2) corrects the North County Coastal Implementation Plan (Title 20) to change the zoning from Resource Conservation to Medium Density Residential on the northerly portion of the property located at 149 Hillcrest Road, Royal Oaks (Assessor's Parcel Number 117‑092‑009‑000), North County Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Initiate and Recommend to Board of Supervisors an Amendment to the North County Land Use Plan and Coastal Implementation Plan.


3.         9:30AM – CARMEL VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT – PLN100206

            Planning Area:  Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Project Planner:  David Mack.  Environmental Status:  Categorically Exempt.  Project Description:  Use Permit and Design Approval to allow temporary cellular broadcasting from a portable Cell on Wheels (COW) structure.  Request for temporary cellular broadcasting not to exceed 6 months in duration or until the Use Permit for the permanent structure has been processed (PLN090385).  The property is located at 26 Via Contenta, Carmel Valley (Assessor's Parcel Number 187‑433‑004‑000), Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project


4.         10:00AM - Aladin Properties & Ausonio Nancy B TR - PLN090080

            Planning Area:  North County – Non-Coastal.  Project Planner:  Dan Lister.  Environmental Status:  Addendum and Environmental Impact Report previously adopted for castroville community plan.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM 5/26/10.  Use Permit and General Development Plan for the construction of a 23,628 square foot, twelve unit warehouse/commercial facility.  The property is located at 11160 Commercial Parkway, Castroville (Assessor's Parcel Number 133‑491‑043‑000), North County Area Plan, Non‑Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Consider Addendum and Environmental Impact Report, adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Reporting Plan and Approve Project.


5.         10:30am – HARPER CANYON REALTY LLC – PLN000696

            Planning Area:  Toro Area Plan.  Project Planner:  Taven M. Kinison Brown.  Environmental Status:  Final Environmental Impact Report prepared.  Project Description:  Harper Canyon (Encina Hills) Subdivision Proposal. The proposal is a Combined Development Permit request consisting of: 1) A Vesting Tentative Map for the subdivision of 344 acres into 17 residential lots ranging in size from 5.13 acres to 23.42 acres on 164 acres with one 180-acre remainder parcel; 2) Use Permit for the removal of approximately 79 coast live oak trees over six inches in diameter for road and driveway construction; 3) Use Permit for development on slopes in excess of 30 percent; 4) a Use Permit for the expansion of a public water system; 5) grading for net cut and fill of approximately 2,000 cubic yards; and Design Approval.  The project is located north of San Benancio Road, Salinas (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 416‑611‑001‑000 and 416‑ 611‑002‑000), east of Highway 68, Toro area.  Recommended Action:  Certify the final Environmental Impact Report, Approve Project, and adopt a mitigation monitoring and Reporting Plan.


6.         1:30PM - 2010 DRAFT MONTEREY COUNTY GENERAL PLAN - PLN070525

            Project Planner:  Alana Knaster and Carl Holm.  Environmental Status:  Final Environmental Impact Report Prepared.  Project Description:  Continued From June 9, 2010.  Public Hearing to Consider the 2010 Draft General Plan and Environmental Impact Report.  Recommended Action:  Conduct Hearing and establish a schedule for completion of the review of the General Plan and Preparation of Planning Commission recommendations.








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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