CITY OF CARPINTERIA

 

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD

 

Bill Araluce, Chair

Scott Ellinwood

Richard E. Johnson

Wade Nomura

Jim Reginato, Vice-Chair

 

City Council Chambers

           5775 Carpinteria Avenue

           Carpinteria, CA 93013

                       Time:  5:30 p.m.

           Agenda Posted:  6/18/09

 

JUNE 25, 2009

 

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 June 25, 2009 in the Council Chambers at City Hall in Carpinteria, California.

 

A.           CALL TO ORDER

 

B.            ROLL CALL

 

C.        PRESENTATIONS BY CITIZENS

 

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: Matt Roberts, Director of Parks and Recreation                 Planner: Steve Goggia

Project Number:  08-1455-DP/CDP

Project Location:  North end of Linden Field between Linden and Palm Avenues

Zoning:  Commercial Planned Development (CPD) and Recreation (REC)

 

Hearing on the request of Matt Roberts, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Carpinteria, agent for the California State Department of Parks and Recreation to consider case No. 08-1455-DP/CDP for preliminary review of a proposal to construct a children’s interpretative play area, a new trail between Linden and Palm Avenues and enlarge and improve an existing drainage area by creating a bioswale.  The property is zoned Commercial Planned Development (CPD) and Recreation (REC) and is located at the north end of Linden Field between Linden Avenue and Palm Avenue (APNs 003-450-001 and 004-105-014).

 

2)      Applicant:  Carl Schneider for Bill Heath                                              Planner:  Steve Goggia

Project Number:  09-1489-DP/CDP

Project Location:  190 Holly Avenue

Zoning:  Planned Residential Development (PRD-20)

 

Hearing on the request of Carl Schneider agent for Bill Heath to consider Case No. 09-1489-DP/CDP for continued preliminary review of a proposal to allow the development of two new single-family dwellings on a vacant lot at 190 Holly Avenue.  Unit A is proposed to include approximately 2,134 square feet of habitable space with a 513 square foot two-car garage.  Unit A is proposed to be approximately 22’-10” in height.  Unit B is proposed to include approximately 2,652 square feet of habitable space with a 493 square foot two-car garage.  The height of Unit B is approximately 23’-10”.  Approximately 510 cubic yards of soil is needed to raise the driveway and the area of the lot beneath the buildings with just over two and a half feet of fill.  The proposal includes a landscaping plan for the entire site.  The subject property is zoned Planned Residential Development (PRD-20) and has a land use designation of Medium Density Residential (MDR).

 

3)      Applicant:  Andrew Powell                                                                   Planner:  Steve Goggia

Project Number:  09-1507-DP/CDP

Project Location:  4415 Carpinteria Avenue

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

 

Hearing on the request of Andrew Powell to consider Case No. 09-1507-DP/CDP for preliminary review of a proposal to allow improvements to the property (i.e. landscaping, fencing, driveway, off street parking/storage and painting) associated with the change of use of the property from residential to commercial office (Powell Electric).  The request includes the removal of a 75 square foot storage structure and the construction of a 120 square foot storage shed at the rear of the property.  The existing 720 square foot residence to be converted to a commercial office would not be increased in size.  The subject property is zoned Commercial Planned Development with a Residential Overlay (CPD/R) and has a land use designation of General Commercial (GC).

 

 

E.        OTHER BUSINESS

 

F.         CONSENT CALENDAR

 

Action minutes of the Architectural Review Board meeting held June 11, 2009.

 

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 JULY 16, 2009

 

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.

 

If you challenge any of the Director’s decisions related to the agenda items above, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence, prior to the public meeting.

 

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