Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, January 11, 2012


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:  October 26, November 9, and December 14, 2011






1.         9:00AM - Chevron USA Inc - PLN110406

            Project Planner:  Taven Kinison Brown.  Environmental Status:  Addendum to previously certified EIR for the Chevron San Ardo to Coalinga Heated Oil Pipeline.  Project Description:  Amendment and Extension to a previously approved permit (PLN030507) to modify Condition of Approval #9 eliminating the number of truck trips and adhering to the established emissions threshold and request a three‑year extension of the Use Permit from its present expiration.  The pipeline project commences at Assessor's Parcel Number 237‑101‑002‑000), San Ardo area, South County Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Consider the Addendum to the previously certified EIR and Approve Use Permit Amendment and Extension of Use Permit as amended...


2.         9:00AM - State Of California Dept Of Parks & Recreation - PLN110099

            Project Planner:  Daniel Lister.  Environmental Status:  Categorically Exempt.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit consisting of 1) Coastal Development Permit to allow the abandonment of five existing antiquated septic systems (two of which have failed) and the placement of new sewer lines from the subject property to the Carmel Area Wastewater District (CAWD); 2) Coastal Administrative Permit to allow development within 750 feet of a known archaeological resource; and 3) Design Approval for control box.  The project includes grading associated with trenching of approximately 1,400 linear feet for sewer line placement The property is located at the Point Lobos Ranch at Highway 1 and Riley Ranch Road, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Number 243‑112‑019‑000) Carmel Area, Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project


3.         9:30AM - Monterey County Subdivision Ordinance - REF100014

            Project Planner:  Jacqueline R. Onciano.  Environmental Status:  Exempt.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM NOVEMBER 9, 2011.  Ordinance to amend Title 19 (Non‑Coastal  Subdivision Ordinance) of the Monterey County Code to eliminate the Minor and Standard Subdivision Committees and designate the Monterey County Planning Commission as the appropriate authority to consider certain subdivision and lot line adjustment applications. The ordinance will also make corresponding amendments to Title 21 (Non‑Coastal Zoning Ordinance) of the Monterey County Code to eliminate references to the Subdivision Committee and substitute Planning Commission for Subdivision Committee.  Recommended Action:   Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors


4.         9:30AMCondition Matrix Format – Oral Presentation

            Discussion and comparison of the current condition matrix format (Accela version) versus the previous condition matrix format (Microsoft Word version). Recommended Action:  Provide direction to staff.


5.         10:00AM - Monterey County Planning Commission - PD070806

            Project Description:  Planning Commission Nominating Committee.  Recommended Action:  Chair to appoint Nominating Committee








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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