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Actions for April 8, 2021

Roll Call

Commissioner Cornwall, District 1
Commissioner Ocana, District 3 - for item 1
Commissioner Belforte, District 3 - for items 2 & 3
Commissioner Mauritson, District 4
Commissioner Davis, District 5
Commissioner Tamura, District 2, Chair

Staff Members

Scott Orr
Blake Hillegas
Crystal Acker
Shawna Brekke-Read
Alexandria Sullivan, Secretary
Jennifer Klein, Chief Deputy County Counsel

Board of Zoning Adjustments Regular Calendar

Item Number: 1
Time:1:05 PM
File Number: ORD20-0010 Appeal of Administrative Determination on Amazon
Appellant:Mobilize Sonoma and Valley of the Moon Alliance
Applicant: McNeal Real Estate Services on behalf of Amazon
Owner:Victory Station LLC, Jose McNeil
Cont. from:February 11, 2021
Staff: Blake Hillegas
CEQA Review:

Exempt

Proposal:

Resolution formalizing a 3-2 straw vote to uphold an Appeal of a Permit Sonoma Administrative Determination and require a Use Permit for Amazon to operate a “Truck Terminal” warehouse and distribution center within an existing warehouse building and construct a new parking lot on a 3.5 acre Limited Rural Industrial property.

Location:

22801 8th Street East and 1194 Freemont Drive, Sonoma

APN:

128-442-014, -017, -018

District: 1
Zoning:

M3, (Limited Rural Industrial), SR (Scenic Corridor), F2 (Flood Plain), VOH (Valley Oak Habitat)

Action:

Commissioner Cornwall motioned to approve the resolution. Seconded by Commissioner Ocana and approved with a 3-1-0 vote.

Appeal Deadline:N/A
Resolution No:21-002
Vote:
Commissioner Cornwall:Aye
Commissioner Ocana:Aye
Commissioner MauritsonNo
District Five:Vacancy
Commissioner Tamura, Chair:Aye
Ayes:3
Noes:1
Absent:0
Vacancy:1
Item Number: 2
Time:1:10 PM
File Number: UPC17-0094 Loe Firehouse Dispensary
Applicant: John Lobro
Owner:Goodharold, LLC
Staff: Crystal Acker
Con’t from:Not applicable
Env Doc:

Negative Declaration

Proposal:

Cannabis dispensary with 1,891 square feet of retail floor area and delivery service operating 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Saturday (closed Sunday) in an existing commercial building on a 0.33-acre parcel

Location:

15499 Arnold Dr., Glen Ellen

APN:

054-130-024

District: 1
Zoning:

Limited Commercial, with combining zones for Scenic Resources – Arnold Drive Scenic Corridor and Valley Oak Habitat

Action:

Commissioner Cornwall motioned to approve as recommended with modified conditions. Seconded by Commissioner Davis and approved with a 5-0-0 vote.

Appeal Deadline:11 days 
Resolution No:21-003
Vote:
Commissioner Cornwall:Aye
Commissioner Belforte:Aye
Commissioner Mauritson:Aye
Commissioner Davis:Aye
Commissioner Tamura, Chair:Aye
Ayes:5
Noes:0
Absent:0
Abstain:0
Item Number: 3
Time:1:50 PM
File Number: UPC17-0081 Cannabis Cultivation
Applicant: Christopher Coogan
Owner:Christopher Coogan
Staff: Shawna Brekke-Read
Con’t from:Not applicable
Env Doc:

Categorical Exemption

Proposal:

A five-year limited-term Use Permit for 9,607 square feet of outdoor cannabis cultivation and 852 square feet of propagation within three existing hoop houses. Processing of cannabis material would be done off-site by a licensed third party. Employees, all over 21 years of age, include the two year round and two seasonal employees during harvest. Cultivation activities will occur 24 hours a day, seven days a week, but deliveries and shipping would be limited to Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The project would operate on a 25.51-acre parcel

Location:

20077 Sweetwater Springs Rd., Guerneville

APN:

069-050-019

District: 5
Zoning:

Resources and Rural Development (one dwelling unit allowed per 160 acres)

Action:

Commissioner Davis motion to continue to a date uncertain. Seconded by Commissioner Mauritson with a 5-0-0 vote.

Appeal Deadline:N/A
Resolution No:N/A
Vote:
Commissioner Cornwall:Aye
Commissioner Belforte:Aye
Commissioner Mauritson:Aye
Commissioner Davis:Aye
Commissioner Tamura, Chair:Aye
Ayes:5
Noes:0
Absent:0
Abstain:0

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