CITY OF CARPINTERIA

 

PLANNING COMMISSION

 

David Allen, Vice-Chair

Jane L. Benefield

John Callender

Glenn La Fevers, Chair

John Moyer

 

City Council Chamber

           5775 Carpinteria Avenue

                       Carpinteria, CA 93013

                       Time:  5:30 p.m.

           Agenda Posted:  1/28/10

 

February 1, 2010

 

AGENDA

 

THE PLANNING COMMISSION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE ORDER IN WHICH ITEMS ARE HEARD.  APPLICANTS NOT IN ATTENDANCE WHEN THEIR ITEM IS CALLED MAY HAVE THEIR ITEM CONTINUED TO THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING.

 

Any written, printed or electronic material and/or exhibit presented at this meeting becomes the property of the City, and a copy must be provided to City staff.

 

1.       CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL

 

2.       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3.       INTRODUCTIONS, PRESENTATIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

4.       CONSENT CALENDAR

Minutes of the regular Planning Commission meeting held January 4, 2010.

 

5.       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 Planning Commission.  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.

 

6.       NEW PUBLIC HEARING

 

         a.  Durtche Residence Addition                                                 Planner:  Nick Bobroff

Hearing on the request of Barry Horwitz, agent for Robert Durtche, to consider case No. 09-1524-DP/CUP/CDP (application filed August 26, 2009) for review under the provisions of the Planned Residential Development (PRD-20) Zone District to construct an addition to an existing single family residence partially located within the street-side setback; and to consider the exemption pursuant to §15301 of the Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  The application involves APN 003-303-006, addressed as 4791 Seventh Street.

 

          b.  Carpinteria Sanitary District Bluffs Project                  Planner:  Shanna R. Farley

·         Plans

·         Mitigated Negative Declaration

 

Hearing on the request of Penfield & Smith, agent for Carpinteria Sanitary District, to consider case No. 09-1535-CUP/CDP (application filed November 25, 2009) for review of a proposal to construct a new sewer line along Carpinteria Avenue and adjacent parcels.  The project includes siphon pumps, manholes, abandonment in place of the existing sewer line along the Carpinteria Bluffs and removal of manholes along the abandoned line; and to accept the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared by the Sanitary District pursuant to the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  As a result of this project, significant but mitigable effects on the environment are anticipated in the following categories:  Aesthetics, Cultural Resources and Biological Resources.  The application involves Carpinteria Avenue between the western side of the Carpinteria Creek Bridge and the City boundary at Highway 150.  Various zone districts are included in the review of this project.

 

7.       MATTERS PRESENTED BY COMMISSIONERS

 

8.       DIRECTOR’S REPORT

a.       Distributed Information

i.      City calendar for the month of February 2010

ii.    Community Development Project Status Report as of January 31, 2010

iii.  Construction Permit Report as of January 31, 2010

 

9.      ADJOURNMENT

 

NOTES:  All actions of the Planning Commission may be appealed to the City Council. Appeals must be filed with the City Clerk within 10 calendar days of the Commission's action.  Appeal deadline for items on this agenda:  5:00 p.m., February 11, 2010. The next regular Planning Commission meeting will be held on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber.

 

             If you challenge any of the Planning Commission's decisions related to the agenda items above in court, 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 to the Planning Commission prior to the public hearing.

 

             In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Jackie Campbell at jackiec@ci.carpinteria.ca.us or (805) 684-5405, ext. 451. Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting. 28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II.