Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:  Paul Getzelman             Vice-Chair:  Amy Roberts       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:  June 29, 2011






1.         9:00AM - Holman Ranch Holdings LLC - PLN090385

            Project Planner:  Paula Bradley.  Environmental Status: Negative Declaration.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) A Use Permit to allow the temporary use of a Cellular on Wheels (COW) portable wireless telecommunications facility to be used during the construction period of a permanent wireless telecommunications facility; 2) a Use Permit to allow the installation of a 40 foot high "tree‑pole" wireless telecommunication facility, a 12 foot by 20 foot equipment shelter with a mounted GPS antenna, a 20 foot long by 4 foot high CMU retaining wall, and a six foot tall wood fence enclosure; and 3) a Use Permit for ridgeline development; and Design Approval.  Grading is approximately 30 cubic yards (30 cubic yards cut and 30 cubic yards fill).  The site of the proposed COW and permanent facility is Holman Ranch, 60 Holman Road, Carmel Valley (Assessor's Parcel Number 187‑481‑001‑000), Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  An alternative site for the permanent facility at "Hawk Ridge," located at 54 Camino del Travesia (Assessor's Parcel Number 189‑411‑003‑000 & 189‑411‑007‑000), Carmel Valley Master Plan Area, will also be presented for the Planning Commission’s consideration.  Recommended Action:  Continue hearing to October 26, 2011.


2.         9:00AM - Comer Mark W & Gayle L - PLN060768

            Project Planner:  Valerie Negrete.  Environmental Status:  N/A Per Section 15060(c)(3).  Project Description:  Consider a Request for Waiver of application fee and double fee for violation paid for PLN060768, an after-the-fact Combined Development Permit to clear a violation (CE070045) and allow the continued use of an educational facility consisting of:  1) A Use Permit for an educational program facility, which includes a barn, a classroom, a library, a storage area and an office; 2) An Administrative Permit for a caretaker unit; 3) A Use Permit for exceeding the height of a standard caretaker unit; 4) A Use Permit for maintaining and exhibiting of animals; 5) A Use Permit for assemblages of people and special events not involving permanent facilities; and "after-the-fact" grading of 912 cubic yards of cut and 1,377 cubic yards of fill for repaving of the access driveway and excavation for the placement of the multipurpose building and animal corral, which requires restoration.  The property is located at 19014 Pesante Road, Salinas (Assessor's Parcel Number 125‑091‑059‑000), North County Area Plan area.  Recommended Action:  Deny Request for Fee Waiver.








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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