Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, January 25, 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












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:  CONTINUED FROM JANUARY 12, 2012.  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 - Horsley Andrew P TR ET AL - PLN110426

            Project Planner:  Daniel Lister.  Environmental Status:  Exempt.  Project Description:  Use Permit to allow the storage and distribution of petroleum products on an existing heavy commercial site.  The project includes the installation of seven (7) above‑ground petroleum holding tanks with concrete containment wall near the existing 6,000 square foot building. Associated improvements include a new oil/water separator and fencing modifications. The property is located at 1083 Madison Lane, Salinas (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 261‑052‑008‑000, 261‑052‑002‑000, 261‑052‑003‑000, 261‑052‑006‑000, and 261‑052‑009‑000), Greater Salinas Area Plan.  Recommended Action    Approve Project


3.         9:00AM - Poppy Holdings Inc. - PLN100655

            Project Planner:  Delinda Robinson.  Environmental Status:  Mitigated Negative Declaration.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit consisting of:  1) a Coastal Development Permit to allow the renovation of the Poppy Hills Golf Course to include: removal of the existing irrigation system and installation of a new irrigation system including new irrigation lines, new programming/timing devices and new controllers with current technology in conjunction with sand‑capping the existing golf course, driving range and practice putting green to improve water conservation and drainage; and changes to the alignment of specific holes to reduce irrigation and improve play. The project will include approximately 61,000 cubic yards of grading which will be balanced on site and the import of approximately 55,000 cubic yards of sand for the sand‑capping component; 2) a Coastal Administrative Permit to allow the demolition of the existing snack bar and construction of a new 336 square foot snack bar and 1,000 square foot dining patio; 3) a Coastal Development Permit for development within 100 feet of environmentally sensitive habitat; 4) a Coastal Development Permit to allow the removal of 533 trees; 5) Design Approval; and 6) a General Development Plan.  The property is located at 3200 Lopez Road, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 008‑031‑016‑000 & 008‑032‑003‑000), Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration with Mitigation Monitoring Reporting Plan and Approve Project


4.         9:30AM - Carmel Rio Road LLC - GPZ090004

            Project Planner:  Bob Schubert.  Environmental Status:  Exempt.  Project Description:  Consider denial of a Combined Development Permit consisting of: a) Standard Subdivision of a 7.92 acre property into 31 Market Rate lots and one Inclusionary Housing lot containing 11 Inclusionary units (2 very low, 5 low and 4 moderate); and b) Administrative Permit and Design Approval for development in the "D" (Design Control) and "S" (Site Review) Zoning Districts.  The property is located at 15 and 26500 Val Verde Drive, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 015‑021‑020‑000, 015‑021‑021‑000 and 015‑021‑015‑000), Carmel Valley Master Plan.  Recommended Action:  Deny project


5.         11:00AMProof of Access Ordinance – PLN060127

            Project Planner:  Carl Holm.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM DECEMBER 14, 2011.  Consider Ordinances amending Titles 20 and 21 of the Monterey County Code to establish regulations for new development that would intensify use of a private road or access easement (“Proof of Access”).  Recommended Action:  Provide direction to staff.








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.


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