Monterey County Planning Commission
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers
168 W. Alisal Street
Salinas, CA 93901
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
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
A. ROLL CALL
B. PUBLIC COMMENTS
C. AGENDA ADDITIONS, DELETIONS AND CORRECTIONS
D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: September 11 and September 25, 2013
E. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS, REQUESTS AND REFERRALS
F. SCHEDULED ITEMS
Project Planner: David Mack. Environmental Status: Negative Declaration. Project Description: Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) Coastal Administrative Permit to allow construction of a 4,295 square foot single family dwelling, 1,482 square foot attached 3‑car garage, shop/storage area and Design Approval; 2) Coastal Development Permit to allow development within 750 feet of a known archaeological resource; and 3) Waiver of Coastal Development Permit to allow the removal of 3 diseased/dead Monterey Pine trees. The property is located at 3183 Forest Lake Road, Pebble Beach (Assessor's Parcel Number: 008‑234‑037‑000), Del Monte Forest Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone. Recommended Action: Adopt Negative Declaration and Approve Project
Project Planner: Joe Sidor. Environmental Status: Statutory Exemption. Project Description: After‑the‑fact Combined Development Permit (to clear 12CE00009) consisting of: 1) a Coastal Administrative Permit and Design Approval to allow the conversion of an existing 210 square foot attached garage to habitable living space, and the construction of a 557 square foot subterranean garage, including attached storage room, mechanical room, stairwell, railing, and grading (approximately 225 cubic yards of cut); and 2) a Coastal Development Permit to allow development on sites with positive archaeological reports. The property is located at 26363 Scenic Road, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Number 009‑442‑017‑000), Carmel Area Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone. Recommended Action: Approve Project
Project Planner: Daniel Lister. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) a Use Permit to allow the installation of an unmanned wireless communications facility. The facility includes a 45 foot high mono‑pine (monopole design to look like a tree) with 12 panel antennas, two GPS antennas, approximately 188 square foot equipment shelter with a standby generator with a 132 gallon diesel tank, 130 linear feet of 8 foot high chain‑link fencing with barbed‑wire top and 458 linear feet of trenching; and 2) a Use Permit to allow ridgeline development. The property is located at 655 North El Camino Real, Salinas (Assessor's Parcel Number 113‑071‑014‑000), Greater Salinas Area Plan. Recommended Action: Approve Project
Project Planner: Daniel Lister. Environmental Status: Statutory Exemption. Project Description: CONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 30, 2013. Minor Subdivision Vesting Tentative Map to allow the division of an approximately 9.26 acre parcel into two parcels of 3.086 and 3.086 acres and one remainder parcel of 3.086 acres. The property is located at 34735 Metz Road, Soledad (Assessor's Parcel Number 257‑121‑019‑000), Central Salinas Valley Area Plan. Recommended Action: Deny Project
Project Planner: Liz Gonzales. Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt. Project Description: Coastal Development Permit to allow for a 32 square foot illuminated sign (7 feet, 6 inches high) to be located at the entrance behind the fence on the blacktop parking lot of North Monterey County High School for the benefit of public messaging. The property is located at 13990 Castroville Boulevard, Castroville (Assessor's Parcel Number 133‑092‑007‑000), North County Land Use Plan, Coastal Zone. Recommended Action: Approve Project
Project Planner: John Ford. Environmental Status: Addendum together with a previously certified Environmental Impact Report. Project Description: CONTINUED FROM DECEMBER 11, 2013. Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) a Minor Subdivision to allow the subdivision of three lots of 20.69 acres, 20.78 acres and 62 acres (total 103.2 acres) into a 4 lot subdivision of 10.4, 11.9, 20.1 and 60.8 acres; 2) a Use Permit to allow the removal of 20 protected Coastal live oak trees; 3) a Use Permit for development on slopes greater than 30%; and 4) an Administrative Permit and Design Approval for development in a Design Control and Site Plan Review District for a 100,000 gallon water storage tank and grading (approximately 45,000 cubic yards cut and 45,000 cubic yards fill); The property is located at 27050, 27070, 27072, 27074, 27076 and 27080, Rancho San Carlos Road, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 157‑181‑006‑000, 157‑181‑007‑000‑000, 157‑181‑008‑000), Carmel Valley Master Plan Area. Recommended Action: Consider Addendum with EIR and Approve Project
7. 1:30 PM - John Ford - Special Events Status Report – Oral Presentation
Project Planner: Laura Lawrence. Environmental Status: Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Project Description: Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1) a Standard Subdivision Vesting Tentative Map for the subdivision of 344 acres into 17 residential lots ranging in size from 5.13 acres to 23.42 acres on 164 acres with one 180‑acre remainder parcel; 2) Use Permit for the removal of approximately 79 coast live oak trees over six inches in diameter for road and driveway construction; 3) Use Permit for development on slopes in excess of 30 percent; 4) Use Permit for the creation of a public water system; 5) grading for net cut and fill of approximately 2,000 cubic yards; and Design Approval. The project is located north of San Benancio Road approximately 0.8 miles east of Highway 68, Salinas (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 416‑611‑001‑000, 416‑611‑002‑000, 416‑621‑001‑000), Toro Area Plan. Recommended Action: Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report, Adopt CEQA findings, Adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations, and Adopt a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan and Approve Project
G. OTHER MATTERS: NONE
H. DEPARTMENT REPORT
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.
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