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:  7/28/11

 

August 1, 2011

 

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.

 

This meeting will be broadcast live on Government Access Television Channel 18 and rebroadcast on Wednesday after the meeting at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday at 5:00 p.m.

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL

 

2.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3.      INTRODUCTIONS, PRESENTATIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

4.      PRESENTATIONS BY CITIZENS

This time on the agenda provides an opportunity for the public to address the Planning Commission on items within the jurisdiction of the Commission and not listed on other sections of the agenda.  Please limit comments to no more than five minutes.  Depending on the number of speakers wishing to make comments, the Chair may further limit the time available to each speaker to control the amount of time spent on this part of the agenda.  If you wish to speak on a CONSENT CALENDAR item, please do so during this part of the meeting.

 

Please be advised that California law does not allow the Planning Commission to discuss or take action on any issue presented by the public during this portion of the meeting.  The Commission may ask a question for clarification, provide a brief response to public comment, refer the matter to staff for review and a later report or direct staff to place an item on a future agenda.

 

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

 

5.      CONSENT CALENDAR

Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and are normally enacted by one unanimous vote of the Commission.  Individual items may be removed and considered separately at the request of a Commissioner.  Any item removed from the Consent Calendar will be added to another section of the agenda.

 

·         Minutes of the regular Planning Commission meeting held July 5, 2011.

 

6.      NEW PUBLIC HEARING

a.     Seventh Street Cottages Revisions                                      Planner:  Steve Goggia

      Project # 10-1570-DPR/CDP

Hearing at the request of Thomas Vernon to consider Case No.10-1570-DPR/CDP [application filed July 8, 2011] for approval of a Development Plan Revision and Coastal Development Permit to modify the previous approval granted by the Planning Commission to remove four existing cottages and accessory structures, renovate two cottages and construct six new cottages, a carport, three uncovered parking spaces and new landscaping and a Modification to allow two parking spaces to encroach into the side yard setbacks under the provisions of the Planned Residential Development (PRD) Zone District.  The revision includes changes to the footprints and floor plans of the six new cottages.  The Commission will also consider accepting the exemption pursuant to §15302 and §15332 of the State Guidelines for the implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  The application involves APN 003-305-004, located at 4863 Seventh Street.

1.         Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

2.         Staff Presentation

3.         Public Hearing

4.         Planning Commission Action

 

b.  City of Carpinteria Housing Element Update                    Planner: Jackie Campbell

Project # 09-1508-GPA

Hearing to consider Project No 09-1508-GPA, a review of the draft update to the City’s Housing Element of the General Plan.  The Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council regarding approval of the Housing Element Update and its submittal to the State Department of Housing and Community Development for certification.  The Commission will also consider the Negative Declaration prepared for the project pursuant to the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act.  As a result of this project, no significant but mitigable effects on the environment are anticipated.  The ND and all documents may be reviewed at the Community Development Department, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria.  The ND is also available for review at the Carpinteria Branch of the Santa Barbara Public Library, 5141 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria.  The Housing Element applies citywide.

1.     Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

2.     Staff Presentation

3.     Public Hearing

4.     Planning Commission Action

 

7.      MATTERS PRESENTED BY COMMISSIONERS

8.      DIRECTOR’S REPORT

a.       Distributed Information

i.        Action Minutes of the Architectural Review Board meetings of June 30, 2011 and July 14, 2011

ii.      City calendar for the month of August 2011

iii.    Community Development Project Status Report as of July 28, 2011

iv.    Construction Permit Report as of July 28, 2011

 

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., August 11, 2011. The next regular Planning Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 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.