Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Chair: Jose Mendez Vice-Chair:
Paul C. Getzelman Cosme Padilla
Jay Brown Aurelio Salazar, Jr
Amy Roberts Jose Mendez
Don Rochester Keith Vandevere
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
A. ROLL CALL
B. PUBLIC COMMENTS
C. AGENDA ADDITIONS, DELETIONS
D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: None
E. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS, REQUESTS AND REFERRALS
F. SCHEDULED ITEMS
Project Planner: David Mack. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Design Approval to allow the construction of 2,819 square foot two‑story single family dwelling with 590 square foot attached garage, 222 square foot covered deck, and 62 square foot covered porch; and Use Permit to allow the removal of 18 trees (16 Oak, 2 Monterey Pine). The property is located at 2892 Lasauen Road, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Number 007‑181‑023‑000), Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan. Recommended Action: Approve Project
Project Planner: Daniel Lister. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Consider a four‑year extension request to a previous four‑year extension (PLN090069) of a Combined Development Permit (PLN060548) consisting of: (1) a Use Permit for the removal of 19 healthy protected Oak trees, 8 protected oak trees in fair to poor condition, and the relocation of 18 protected Oak trees; (2) a Use Permit for development on slopes in excess of 30%; (3) an Administrative Permit for development within a Site Plan Review Zoning District "S" District to allow the construction of a split level 5,388 square foot single family dwelling with an attached 1,134 square foot four‑car garage, a detached 640 square foot one‑story guesthouse, a 270 linear foot retaining wall, a 2,597 square foot pool deck, a 284 square foot master suite deck, a 1,250 square foot deck at north elevation, a septic disposal system, and grading (approx. 1,169 cubic yards cut, 1,043 cubic yards fill); (4) an Administrative Permit for a 1,195 square foot one‑story accessory dwelling unit with detached 440 square foot carport and septic disposal system; and (5) a Design Approval. The project is located at 13 Cantera Run, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Number 239‑011‑023‑000), Santa Lucia Preserve, Greater Monterey Peninsula Area. Recommended Action: Approve Permit Extension
Project Planner: Daniel Lister. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Use Permit and Design Approval to allow the development of a wireless telecommunication facility including a 60‑foot high monopole with 12 antennas, three (3) surge suppressors near the antenna array and one (1) GPS unit; a 230 square foot equipment shelter; and 153 linear feet of chain link fencing with vinyl privacy slats and barbed wire. The monopole will be designed with a bark cladding to reduce visual impacts. The project will require a 10 foot wide access easement through an existing parking lot and a five (5) foot wide utility easement. Associated grading will be less than 100 cubic yards. The property is located at 801 Sunset Drive, within the County jurisdiction of Pacific Grove (Assessor's Parcel Number 007‑101‑036‑000), Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan. Recommended Action: Approve Project
Project Planner: Ramon Montano. Environmental Status: Amended Negative Declaration prepared. Project Description: Combined Development Permit as an after‑the‑fact permit consisting of: 1) Coastal Development Permit allowing bluff stabilization/erosion control to prevent structural damage from tidal erosion of terrace deposits and overlying soils. The artificial rock fascia is designed to match the existing shoreline contour, texture and color; 2) A Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 100 feet of environmentally sensitive habitat; 3) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development on slopes of 30% or greater; and 4) a Coastal Development Permit for development within 750 feet of a known archaeological resource. The property is located at 3158 17‑Mile Drive, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Number 008‑491‑013‑000), fronting 17‑Mile Drive, Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone. Recommended Action: Continue hearing to October 9, 2013
Project Planner: Nadia Amador. Environmental Status: Statutorily Exempt. Project Description: Public hearing to consider an ordinance to amend Section 21.70.060 A.5 (Referral to Public Hearing) of Title 21 of the Monterey County Code to clarify the criteria that trigger referral of Administrative Permit applications to public hearing.. Recommended Action: Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors
Project Planner: Martin Carver. Environmental Status: Statutorily Exempt. Project Description: Public hearing to consider an ordinance to amend Title 21 (non‑coastal zoning ordinance) of the Monterey County Code to add sections 21.70.130 (Amendment to Administrative Permits), 21.74.120 (Amendments to Use Permits), and 21.76.120 (Amendments to Combined Development Permits) to provide procedures for amendments to previously approved land use permits. The new sections would allow for administrative approval by the Director of Planning of “Minor or Trivial Amendments” to previously approved permits under specified circumstances. Recommended Action: Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors
Project Planner: Craig Spencer. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Public hearing to consider adoption of the Monterey County Municipal Climate Action Plan: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan for County Operations. The Municipal Climate Action Plan (MCAP) contains a description of improvements and programs with the goal of reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions associated with County operations by at least 15% from 2005 levels before 2020. Recommended Action: Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors
Project Planner: Carl Holm/Jacqueline Onciano. Project Description: Hold a Public Workshop to facilitate the development of draft regulations to address issues related to wells, including but not limited to, setbacks for new wells, wells in consolidated materials, high capacity wells, replacement wells, and well influence assessments. Recommended Action: Conduct a workshop and provide direction to staff.
Project Planner: Craig Spencer. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Public hearing to consider an ordinance adding Section 21.64.320 to the Monterey County Code establishing regulations for the issuance of permits and entitlements for development on properties utilizing private streets, roads, and other traveled ways. (Proof of Access ‑ Board Referral No. 2005‑01). Recommended Action: Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors.
Project Planner: Craig Spencer. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Public hearing to consider adoption of a Resolution of Intent to amend the Local Coastal Program adding Chapter 20.64.320 (Monterey County Coastal Implementation Plan, Part 1, Zoning Ordinance) to the Monterey County Code to establish regulations for the issuance of permits and entitlements for development on properties utilizing private streets, roads and other traveled ways (“Proof of Access”). Recommended Action: Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors.
G. OTHER MATTERS: LAND USE ADVISORY COMMITTEES – Reappointments
South County LUAC – Debbie Roberson
Toro LUAC – Ronald W. Vandergrift
Spreckels NDRC – Brian Sgheiza and Tom Chavez
H. DEPARTMENT REPORT
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