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NEXT P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2006-57
1. MANDATORY AB 1234 TRAINING: (JR)
Request: A proposal to conduct State mandated AB1234 training for two hours prior to the Planning Commission’s November 28, 2006 Regular Meeting.
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
City Council Items:
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
Request: A request to construct a 995 square foot one and two-story addition to an existing 1,498 square foot one-story residence. The proposed project will measure 24.25' high, as measured from the grade adjacent to the lowest finish grade to be covered by the structure (101.25') to the ridge (125.50').
(This item was continued from the October 24, 2006 Planning Commission meeting)
Action Deadline: December 29, 2006
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2006-__, conditionally approving the Height Variation Permit (Case No. ZON2006-00207).
Request: A request to remodel an existing 1,497 square-foot residence and the construction of an additional 800 square feet to the first floor. The proposed first-floor addition shall also include 279 square feet of garage space to create a 685 square-foot three-car garage. Further, construction shall include a new 1,883 square-foot second story. The second story addition shall be constructed to a maximum height of 24.6’, as measured from the lowest finished grade adjacent to the building foundation/slab (99.14’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence (123.71’); and 21.9' as measured from the highest elevation of the existing building pad covered by the structure (101.81’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence (123.71’).
(This item was continued from the October 10, 2006 Planning Commission meeting)
Action Deadline: January 14, 2007
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2006-__, thereby conditionally approving Height Variation (Case No. ZON2004-00571).
Request: A request to overturn the Director’s decision to conditionally approve Case No. ZON2005-00593 (Site Plan Review and Grading Permit) for the following: a 5,306 square foot one-story single family residence, not to exceed 12’ in overall height; an upslope retaining wall beginning on the west side of the lot to the south side, measuring 137’ in length and up to 7’ in height; an upslope retaining wall on an extreme slope on the south side of the property, measuring 57’ in length and up to 5’ in height; an upslope retaining wall on an extreme slope on the north side of the property, measuring 34’ in length and up to 4’-6” in height; an after-the-fact approval of the retaining wall on the east side of the property, measuring 70’ in length and up to 3’-6” in height.
(This item was continued from the September 26, 2006 Planning Commission meeting)
Action Deadline: None.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2006-__, thereby denying the appeal and upholding the Director’s conditional approval of Case No. ZON2005-00593 with revised conditions.
Request: A request to amend Section 17.46.040(A) of Title 17 (Zoning), establishing development standards to preserve future horsekeeping opportunities on properties over 15,000 square feet in size in the City’s Equestrian Overlay (Q) Districts.
(This item was continued from the July 25, 2006 Planning Commission meeting)
Action Deadline: None.
Recommendation: Provide input to Staff regarding the additional possible revisions to the proposed code amendment, and continue this matter to a future date certain for adoption of a final version of the code amendment.
Request: A request to revise the provisions of Conditional Use Permit No. 23 to deviate from the approved building footprint for Lot 26 of Tract No. 34834 (Seacliff Hills) and conduct 964 cubic yards of grading for the construction of a 7,908-square-foot 2-story single-family residence on an upslope lot. The proposed residence would have a maximum height of sixteen feet (16’-0”) as measured from the highest existing grade covered by the proposed structure, and twenty-nine feet six inches (29’-6”) as measured from the lowest finished grade covered by the structure.
Action Deadline: December 12, 2006.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution NO. 2006-__, conditionally approving the requested conditional use permit revision and grading approval (Case No. ZON2005-00660).
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2006, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.