PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS Fernando Aguilera District 1 Robert Acheson District 2 Jack Mobley District 3 (Chairperson) Kurt Spycher District 4 (Vice Chairperson) Mark Erreca District 5
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AGENDA
PLANNING COMMISSION
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 - 9:00 a.m
Merced County Administration Building
Board Room, Third Floor 2222 M Street
Merced, California 95340
Phone: 209.385.7654 Fax: 209.726.1710
1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

ROLL CALL OF COMMISSIONERS

4.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4.I.

DRAFT PC MINUTES 12-18-19

5.

CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS

6.

PUBLIC HEARING(S)


6.I.

9th EXTENSION No. EXT19-012 to MAJOR SUBDIVISION APPLICATION NO. MAS05-006

"Red Rock Industrial Park" - Vegalab, Inc- A request to extend the expiration date of the approved tentative map for Major Subdivision Application No. MAS05-006 for 1 year, FROM: December 21, 2019 TO: December 21, 2020. The project site is located on the west side of North Arboleda Drive, 400 feet south of East Highway 140, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 061-033-007. The property is designated Tuttle Rural Center – Industrial land use in the General Plan and zoned M-1 (Light Manufacturing). CEQA: No further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 of the CEQA Guidelines - “Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations." BG

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine no further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 - “Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations” of the CEQA Guidelines; and,
3) Approve Extension Application No. EXT19-012 based on the findings identified in the Staff Report and subject to the proposed conditions of approval. 
6.II.

ZONE VARIANCE APPLICATION No. ZV19-001

Janice Sotelo - A request to vary from the minimum R-1 parcel area (from 6,000 square feet to approximately 5,130 square feet) and parcel width (from 60 feet to approximately 35 feet), facilitating a future Property Line Adjustment and construction of a single-family home. The project site is located on the north side of W. Lobo Avenue, 70 feet east of N. Beachwood Drive, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 057-261-029. The property is designated Franklin-Beachwood Urban Community - Low Density Residential land use and zoned R-1 (Single-Family Residential). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission find that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15305 - “Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations” of the CEQA Guidelines. BP

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine the project can be found exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15305 - “Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations” of the CEQA Guidelines; and,
3) Approve Zone Variance No. ZV19-001 based on the findings identified in the Staff Report and subject to the recommended Conditions of Approval.
6.III.

MINOR SUBDIVISION APPLICATION No. MS19-014

Parminder Sidhu - A request to divide an 8.6-acre parcel into four parcels and a remainder parcel, resulting in net parcel sizes of: Parcel 1 = 1.18 acres, Parcel 2 = 1.07 acres, Parcel 3 = 1.08 acres, Parcel 4 = 1.08 acres, and a 2.69-acre Remainder Parcel. The project site is located on the west side of N. Lake Road, 650 feet south of E. Dunn Road, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 060-600-040. The property is designated Merced Rural Residential Center - Agricultural-Residential land use and zoned R-R (Rural Residential). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission find that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15315 - “Minor Land Divisions” of the CEQA Guidelines. BP

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine the project can be found exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15315 - “Minor Land Divisions” of the CEQA Guidelines; and,
3) Approve Minor Subdivision No. MS19-014 based on the findings identified in the Staff Report and subject to the recommended Conditions of Approval.
7.

COMMISSION ACTION ITEM(S)

8.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

9.

COMMISSIONER'S COMMENT

10.

ADJOURNMENT

11.

PRINTABLE (PDF) AGENDA

11.I.

PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA 010820