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:  9/2/10

 

September 7, 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 August 2, 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.       CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING

Islands Apartments Remodel                                                   Planner:  Nick Bobroff

Project # 10-1551-DP/CDP

Hearing on the request of William Araluce, AIA, agent/architect for Barbara and Peter Coeler, to consider Case No. 10-1551-DP/CDP for approval of a Development Plan and Coastal Development Permit to complete a comprehensive interior and exterior remodel of the existing Islands Apartments complex and reduce the total number of units from eight to five under the provisions of the Planned Residential Development (PRD-20) Zone District; and to accept the Exemption pursuant to §15332 of the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act.  The application involves APN 003-483-007, addressed as 261 Linden Avenue.  (Continued from August 2, 2010.)

 

1.      Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

2.      Staff Presentation

3.      Public Hearing

4.      Planning Commission Action

 

7.       NEW PUBLIC HEARING

Chevron/Venoco Soil Remediation Project                                       Planner: John Day

Project # 04-1167-DP/CDP

 

Hearing on the request of Chevron Environmental to consider Case No. 04-1167-DP/CDP (application filed July 19, 2004) for approval of a Development Plan and Coastal Development Permit to allow soil remediation pursuant to a Regional Water Quality Control Board Clean Up or Abatement Order involving grading, export and import of soil, construction of drainage structures, revegetation and monitoring of the site under the Recreation (REC) and Coastal Dependent Industry (M-CD) zone districts; and to approve the Mitigated Negative Declaration pursuant to the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act.  As a result of this project, significant but mitigable effects on the environment are anticipated in the following categories:  aesthetics, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology/soils, hazardous materials/safety, land use, noise, transportation/parking and utilities/services.  The MND and all documents may be reviewed at the Community Development Department, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria.  The MND is also available for review at the Carpinteria Branch of the Santa Barbara Public Library, 5141 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria.  The site is located adjacent to Dump Road, south of Carpinteria Avenue, addressed as 5675 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria (APNs 001-170-003 and -004).  The project includes remediation work adjacent to the main site in a drainage ditch along the Union Pacific Railroad (APN 001-010-001) and in an area on the coastal bluff, addressed as 5663 Carpinteria Avenue (APN 001-170-021).

 

1.   Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

2.   Staff Presentation

3.   Public Hearing

4.   Planning Commission Action

 

8.       MATTERS PRESENTED BY COMMISSIONERS

 

9.       DIRECTOR’S REPORT

a.       Distributed Information

i.      Action Minutes of the Architectural Review Board meetings of July 29 and August 12, 2010

ii.    City calendar for the month of September 2010

iii.  Community Development Project Status Report as of August 31, 2010

iv.  Construction Permit Report as of August 31, 2010

 

10.    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., September 17, 2010. The next regular Planning Commission meeting will be held on Monday, October 4, 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.