Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, October 10, 2012


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:  Amy Roberts                Vice-Chair:  Jose Mendez                   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:  August 8, and August 29, 2012






1.         9:00AM - Cypress Point Club - PLN120163

            Project Planner:  Joe Sidor.  Environmental Status:  Addendum to adopted Mitigated Negative Declaration.  Project Description:  Amendment to a previously approved Combined Development Permit (PLN970480). The original permit consisted of:  1) a Coastal Development Permit for coastal bluff restoration along the 15th and 16th greens of Cypress Point Golf Course; 2) a Coastal Development Permit for development on slopes in excess of 30 percent; and a Design Approval.  The property is located westerly of 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 008‑271‑006‑000 and 008‑272‑012‑000), Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone.


            This Amendment (PLN120163) consists of:  1) a Coastal Development Permit and Design Approval for the construction of an approximately 70 linear foot seawall along the 15th green; 2) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development on slope exceeding 30%; 3) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 100 feet of environmentally sensitive habitat; 4) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 50 feet of a coastal bluff; 5) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 750 feet of a known archaeological resource; and grading (approximately 50 cubic yards of cut).  The property is located at 3150 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Number 008‑271‑006‑000), Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone. Recommended Action:  Consider Addendum together with adopted Mitigated Negative Declaration, adopt Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan, and approve the Amendment.


2.         9:00AM - County Of Monterey Wind Turbine Ordinance (Small-Scale)– REF110055

            Project Planner:  Jacqueline Onciano.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 12, 2012.  Workshop to consider and provide direction on the development of a proposed Wind Turbine Ordinance (Small-Scale) (REF110055) for the unincorporated areas of the County of Monterey that would allow the ministerial approval of small-scale wind energy systems for residential, small commercial and agricultural uses.  The purpose of the workshop is to seek public input and receive direction from the Monterey County Planning Commission regarding Small-Scale Wind Turbines.  Recommended Action:  Hold workshop and receive direction from Planning Commission.








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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