CITY OF CARPINTERIA

 

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD

 

 

 

Richard E. Johnson, Chair

Scott Ellinwood, Vice-Chair

Dylan Chappell

Rachelle Gahan

Jim Reginato

 

City Council Chambers

 5775 Carpinteria Avenue

           Carpinteria, CA 93013

                       Time:  5:30 p.m.

           Agenda Posted:  2/5/15

 

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

 

AGENDA

 

Notice is hereby given that the City of Carpinteria’s Architectural Review Board will hold a regular public meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in the Council Chambers at City Hall in Carpinteria, California.

 

A.       CALL TO ORDER

 

B.       ROLL CALL

 

C.        PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This is a time for public comments on matters not otherwise on the agenda but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Architectural Review Board.  Comments shall be limited to 15 minutes, divided among those persons desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than five minutes.  Persons wishing to speak on a specific item will be recognized at the time the agenda item is considered.

 

The City is not responsible for the content of statements made during the public comment period, or the factual accuracy of any such statements.

 

D.        PROJECT REVIEW

                                                                                                                               

If you have questions regarding any project listed below, please contact the Community Development Department at (805) 684-5405, ext. 410.

 

            Review Procedure

a.  Disclosure of ex parte communications

b.  Staff presentation

c.   Applicant presentation

d.   Public comment

e.   Review by ARB

f.       Recommendation by ARB

 

1)      Applicant:  City of Carpinteria                                                  Planner:  Nick Bobroff

Project Number:  14-1719-CUP/CDP

Project Location:  Carpinteria Avenue at Carpinteria Creek

Zoning:  Commercial Planned Development/Planned Residential Development (CPD/PRD-15)  

 

Hearing on the request of the City of Carpinteria Public Works Department to consider Case No. 14-1719-CUP/CDP for conceptual review of a request to remove and replace the Carpinteria Avenue Bridge over Carpinteria Creek.  The proposed replacement bridge would be a three-span design and would be approximately 15 feet wider than existing in order to accommodate wider bicycle lanes and sidewalks on both sides of the bridge.  The new bridge deck would be approximately two feet higher in elevation than the existing bridge deck to improve water flow capacity under the bridge.  The project includes alterations to the existing Carpinteria Creek bicycle path, habitat restoration of portions of the creek corridor in the project vicinity and street/frontage improvements approaching both ends of the bridge.  The project site is located along the 5400 and 5500 blocks of Carpinteria Avenue.

 

2)      Applicant:  City of Carpinteria                                                  Planner:  Steve Goggia          

Project Number:  15-1751-DP/CDP                 

Project Location:  City Hall; 5775 Carpinteria Avenue            

Zoning:  Community Facility (CF)

 

Hearing on the request of Matt Roberts, Director of Parks and Recreation, agent for the City of Carpinteria to consider Case No. 15-1751-DP/CDP for preliminary review of a proposal to expand the existing foyer at the west side of City Hall, reconfigure the outdoor hardscape and landscape along the west and front sides and improve the main entrance to the lobby.  Hardscape improvements include new entry terraces, benches and walkways at both public entrances; landscape improvements include bioswales and drought tolerant landscaping.  New signage is also proposed.  The property is a 4.8-acre parcel zoned Community Facility District (CF) and shown as APN: 001-170-018, located at 5775 Carpinteria Avenue.

 

3)      Applicant:  Roger Van Wert for Norman’s Nursery, Inc.                       Planner:  Steve Goggia

Project Number:  14-1733-DP/CDP                                                     

Project Location:  4295 Carpinteria Avenue                                        

Zoning:  Commercial Planned Development with a Residential Overly (CPD/R)

 

Hearing on the request of Roger Van Wert, agent for Norman’s Nursery, Inc. to consider Case No. 15-1733-DP/CDP for preliminary review of a proposal to demolish an existing private tennis court on an essentially vacant parcel and to construct a two-story, four-unit condominium project.  The proposal includes four three-bedroom units of approximately 2,300 square feet each (including garage).  The maximum building height would be approximately 29 feet six inches from finished grade.  Vehicular and pedestrian access would be provided off of Carpinteria Avenue.  The project includes minor grading, drainage improvements, underground utility connections, perimeter site walls, new permeable hardscape and new site landscaping.  The property is a 13,616 square-foot parcel zoned Commercial Planned Development with a Residential Overly (CPD/R) and shown as APN: 003-210-030, located at 4295 Carpinteria Avenue.

 

4)      Applicant:  Terry and Lynda Krausgrill                                     Planner:  Nick Bobroff

Project Number:  14-1747-CDP

Project Location:  4640 Ninth Street

Zoning:  Single Family Residential (4-R-1)  

 

Hearing on the request of Gordon Statler, agent for Terry and Lynda Krausgrill to consider Case No. 14-1747-CDP for preliminary review of a proposal to demolish a fire-damaged 1,251 square foot single family residence and attached accessory structure and replace it with a new two-story 1,944 square foot single family dwelling with attached two-car garage.  Maximum height for the proposed residence is 27 feet 10 inches from finished grade.  The project includes new drainage, utility and landscape improvements.  The property is a 4,860 square foot parcel zoned Single Family Residential (4-R-1) and shown as APN 003-242-017 located at 4640 Ninth Street.

 

E.        OTHER BUSINESS

 

F.         CONSENT CALENDAR

 

Action Minutes of the Architectural Review Board meeting held January 15, 2015.

 

G.        MATTERS REFERRED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION/CITY COUNCIL

 

H.        MATTERS PRESENTED BY STAFF

 

I.          MATTERS PRESENTED BY BOARDMEMBERS

 

J.         ATTENDANCE OF BOARDMEMBERS FOR THE NEXT MEETING

 

K.        ADJOURNMENT

 

NEXT REGULAR ARB MEETING MARCH 12, 2015

 

NOTES:  For those projects that do not require Planning Commission approval, recommendations for preliminary approval by the Architectural Review Board will be forwarded to the Community Development Director for a decision.  Those Community Development Director decisions that are appealable pursuant to CMC §14.12.020(2) may be appealed to the Planning Commission.  Appeals must be filed with the City Clerk within 10 calendar days of the Director’s action.

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Lorena Esparza in the Community Development Department by email at lorenae@ci.carpinteria.ca.us or by phone at (805) 684-5405, extension 410.  Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. 28 `CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II