Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, May 8, 2013


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:  Jose Mendez                Vice-Chair:  Luther Hert                     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 - Cypress Point Club - PLN130248

            Project Planner:  Daniel Lister.  Environmental Status:  Exempt.  Project Description:  Ordinance amending the Sectional District Maps of Title 20 of the Monterey County Code to rezone a 35.3 acre parcel from the "OR‑D (CZ)" [Open Space Recreation with a Design Control Overlay within the Coastal Zone] zoning classification to the "OR‑D‑HR (CZ)" [Open Space Recreation with a Design Control and Historic Resources Overlay within the Coastal Zone] zoning classification.  The property is located at 3150 Seventeen Mile Drive, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Number 008‑271‑006‑000), Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone.  Recommended Action:  Recommend the Board of Supervisors adopt the ordinance.


2.         9:00AM - California‑American Water Company - PLN110373

            Project Planner:  Bob Schubert.  Environmental Status:  Consider FEIR/EIS, SEIR Nos. 1 and 2, and Addendum to FEIR/EIS.  Project Description:  Combined Development Permit for the San Clemente Dam Removal project 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 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, and 417‑251‑002‑000‑M).  The project includes construction of a new access road off Carmel Valley Road (the Tularcitos‑High Road).  Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan and Cachagua Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Consider the EIR/EIS, Two Supplemental EIRs and an EIR Addendum; adopt findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations; approve the project; and adopt a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan.


3./4.     10:30AM - County of Monterey - REF130010

            Project Planner:  Nadia Amador.  Environmental Status: Exempt.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM APRIL 10, 2013.  Inland ordinance amending Title 21 (Monterey County Zoning Ordinance, Inland Areas) and coastal ordinance amending Title 20 (Monterey County Coastal Implementation Plan, Part 1, Zoning Ordinance) in order to incorporate Cottage Food Operation into County zoning as a type of home occupation to conform to changes in State law (AB 1616, The California Homemade Food Act).  Recommended Action:  Recommend that the Board of Supervisors adopt the ordinance.








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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