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Planning Commission Meeting

April 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Permit Sonoma
2550 Ventura Avenue
Hearing Room
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465074, -122.723705

Meeting Documentation

Agenda

Revised Agenda

Meeting No.: 19-02

Roll Call
Dick Fogg
Todd Tamura
Komron Shahhosseini
Ariel Kelley
John Lowry, Chair

Staff Members
Milan Nevajda
Brian Millar
Nina Bellucci
Arielle Kohn, Secretary
Jennifer Klein, Deputy County Counsel

1:00 PM Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance. Please Be Courteous – Turn off cell phones and pagers while the meeting is in session.
Approval of Minutes – N/A
Correspondence
Board of Zoning Adjustments/Board of Supervisors Actions
Commissioner Announcements/Disclosures

Planning Commission Regular Calendar

Item Number: 1
Time:1:20 PM
File Number: PLP18-0015
Staff: Brian Millar
Applicant: Tracy Torano
Owner: Tracy Torano
Continued from: N/A
Env Doc:

Mitigated Negative Declaration

Proposal:

Request for a Zone Change from C3 (General Commercial) SR (Scenic Resources) to C2 (Retail Business and Service) SR (Scenic Resources) and Use Permit with Design Review to allow for a mixed-use development consisting of a new commercial retail building of 1,342+/- square feet with two 671+/- square foot one-bedroom residential units on the upper floor, above the retail space, on a 6,750+/- square foot parcel currently served by public sewer and water.

Location:

21020 Highway 101 (aka Geyserville Avenue), Geyserville

APN:

140-100-008

District: 4
Zoning:

General Commercial (C3), Scenic Resources (Highway)

Action:

Appeal Deadline:
Resolution No:

Vote:
Commissioner Fogg
Commissioner Tamura
Commissioner Shahhosseini
Commissioner Kelley
Commissioner Lowry

Ayes:
Noes:
Absent:
Abstain:

Item Number: 2
Time:2:20 PM
File Number: ZCE18-0019
Staff: Nina Bellucci
Applicant: Serena Coltrane Briscoe
Owner: Christopher McCook and Serena Coltrane Briscoe
Continued from: N/A
Env Doc:

CEQA Exempt (Pub. Resources Code section 21080.17, ordinances implementing Government Code section 65852.2 re accessory dwelling units; CEQA Guidelines Section 15305, Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations)

Proposal:

Request for a Zoning Change to remove the Z Accessory Dwelling Unit Exclusion Combining District from a parcel zoned RR B6 3 Z VOH

Location:

4391 Price Avenue, Santa Rosa

APN:

035-081-033

District: 5
Zoning:

RR (Rural Residential District) B6 3 (three acres per dwelling unit density) Z (Accessory Dwelling Unit Exclusion Combining District), VOH (Valley Oak Habitat Combining District)

Action:

Appeal Deadline:
Resolution No:

Vote:
Commissioner Fogg
Commissioner Tamura
Commissioner Shahhosseini
Commissioner Kelley
Commissioner Lowry

Ayes:
Noes:
Absent:
Abstain:

Item Number: 3
Time:2:25 PM
File Number: ZCE18-0021
Staff: Nina Bellucci
Applicant: Miguel and Monika Pelayo
Owner: Enrique Pelayo and Josefina Pelayo, Miguel Pelayo and Monika Pelayo
Continued from: N/A
Env Doc:

CEQA Exempt (Pub. Resources Code section 21080.17, ordinances implementing Government Code section 65852.2 re accessory dwelling units; CEQA Guidelines Section 15305, Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations)

Proposal:

Request for a Zoning Change to remove the Z Accessory Dwelling Unit Exclusion Combining District from a parcel zoned LEA B6 60 Z, RC 50/50 SSR

Location:

5565 Bodega Avenue, Petaluma

APN:

113-010-003

District: 2
Zoning:

LEA (Land Extensive Agriculture District) B6 60 (60 acres per dwelling unit density) Z (Accessory Dwelling Unit Exclusion Combining District), RC 50/50 (Riparian Corridor Combining District, 50-foot setbacks) SR (Scenic Resources Combining District)

Action:

Appeal Deadline:
Resolution No:
Continued to: Item continued to May 2, 2019 at or after 2:20 pm

ADA Accessibility: The County of Sonoma does not discriminate on the basis of disability and no person shall, by reason of a disability, be denied the benefits of its services, programs, or activities. This hearing is located in an accessible facility. If you wish to request a copy of the Agenda in an alternate format, or would like to attend this meeting and will require special assistance in order to participate, please contact Arielle Kohn at (707) 565-1947 or Arielle.Kohn@sonoma-county.org at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements.

Public Appearances – The Planning Commission invites public participation regarding the affairs of the County. Any person desiring to speak on any matter which is not scheduled on this agenda may do so. Public Comments on items not listed on the agenda may be held from 1:05 PM to 1:25 PM with the balance of comments at the end of the agenda. Comments may be limited to three minutes, or as imposed at the discretion of the Chair. Under State Law, matters presented during public appearances cannot be discussed or acted upon by the Planning Commission members.

Items scheduled on the agenda – In order to expedite the meeting, it is requested that you fill out a speaker card before speaking.

This hearing body also invites interested persons to submit written comments and presentation which will be entered into the permanent record. Written comments and presentations may be submitted prior to the meeting by mail addressed to: Permit Sonoma, 2550 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. You may also hand-deliver comments and presentations to the above address. Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to this hearing body after distribution of the Agenda packet are available for public inspection at the above address. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Monday and Tuesday, 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM on Wednesday, and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday and Friday.

Public Hearings are conducted at the time stated on the agenda, or after the stated time if another item takes longer. County staff will first give a brief report, followed by the applicant’s presentation not to exceed 10 minutes.

If you wish to speak on an item which appears on this agenda, please fill out a speaker card and drop it in the box near the staff table. You will be called by the Chair in the order received. The meetings are recorded and all testimony must be given through the microphone or submitted in writing. Please state your name and address upon approaching the microphone. Each person may speak only once and is usually granted 3 minutes. Time limits are at the discretion of the Chair. Questions raised by the public are to be directed to the Commission. At the end of the hearing, the Commission may ask staff or the applicant to respond to any questions raised during the hearing.

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