Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, October 31, 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:  September 12, 2012






1.         9:00AM - Hildebrand & Sons Trucking Inc - PLN120334

            Project Planner:  John Ford.  Environmental Status:  Negative Declaration.  Project Description:  Use Permit for a temporary equipment/materials yard, portable job trailer and temporary concrete batch plant in support of the Caltrans Prunedale Improvement Project.  The property is located at 223 A Harrison Road, Salinas (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 113‑091‑013‑000, 113‑091‑014‑000, 113‑091‑015‑000), east of State Highway 101, Greater Salinas Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Adopt Negative Declaration and Approve Project


2.         9:00AM - Abercrombie Lebon G/Abercrombie Mary J PLN100612

            Project Planner:  Delinda Robinson.  Environmental Status:  Mitigated Negative Declaration.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 26, 2012.  Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) a Coastal Administrative Permit and Design Approval to allow additions to and remodel of a 2,325.8 square foot one‑story single family dwelling with a 449.8 square foot detached garage to include: a 1,513.4 square foot addition (master bedroom suite, media room, laundry room, office and storage),  a 284.7 square foot covered front entry, a 208.9 square foot covered patio, a new roof, the installation of a roof‑mounted photovoltaic system, remove asphalt driveway and replace with permeable pavers, remove concrete patio and replace with tile patio and the addition of a fire pit; 2) Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 100 feet of environmentally sensitive habitat; and 3) Coastal Development Permit to allow Ridgeline Development.  The property is located at 1158 Signal Hill Road, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Number 008‑261‑005‑000), Del Monte Forest area, Coastal zone.  Recommended Action:  Adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration with Mitigation Monitoring Plan and Approve Project


3.         10:30AM - California‑American Water Company - PLN110373

            Project Planner:  Bob Schubert.  Environmental Status:  EIR.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 12, 2012.  Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) Use Permit for the removal of the San Clemente Dam and related improvements; 2) Use Permit for the removal of the Old Carmel River Dam and related improvements; 3) Use Permit for development on 25% slopes; and 4) Use Permit for the removal of protected trees.  The project includes road improvements on the construction access route along Cachagua Road and the Jeep Trail.  The property is located in the San Clemente Dam Region, at the confluence of the Carmel River (River Mile 18.5) and San Clemente Creek, approximately 15 miles southeast of the City of Carmel‑by‑the‑Sea and 3.7 miles southeast of Carmel Valley Village (Assessor's Parcel Number 417‑051‑004‑000; 417‑051‑005‑000; 417‑051‑001‑000; 417‑251‑002‑000‑M), Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan and Cachagua Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Continue project to March 13, 2013.








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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