ACTION SUMMARY

COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO

700 H STREET, SUITE 1450

SACRAMENTO, CA 95814

 

MONDAY                                December 12, 2016                                 5:30 PM

COMMISSIONERS:  ALAN HOM, CARA MARTINSON, DONN REINERS,

JAMES SHELBY (CHAIR), LUCILLE VAN OMMERING

(All Commissioners were present)

 

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SUMMARY OF RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

AGENDA: The Chairperson may reschedule items on the agenda.  Order of the agenda will be: non-contested matters, contested matters, then staff presentations.

CONDUCT OF HEARINGS: The sequence for a contested matter is: (1) staff report and environmental document discussion; (2) testimony of proponent(s); (3) public testimony; (4) rebuttal by applicant; (5) close of public hearing; (6) Commission discussion and vote.

LIMITED TIME FOR DISCUSSION: A principal proponent will be allowed a 5-minute statement.  Other proponents and opponents are allowed 3-minute statements except that a spokesperson for any group may be allowed 5 minutes.  The principal proponent shall have a 3-minute rebuttal.

VOTING: Any action or recommendation of the Commission requires a majority (3 votes) of the Commission to concur therein.  Any motion for approval or disapproval of a matter which results in a tie vote shall be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors with no recommendation.

ADDRESSING THE COMMISSION: Any person addressing the Commission shall, when recognized by the Chairperson, step to the rostrum and give their name and address.  Statements which lack factual support and repeated or cumulative testimony should be avoided.  Groups of people with similar viewpoints are urged to appoint a spokesperson to represent their views.

EXHIBITS OR DOCUMENTS: Documentary evidence submitted to the Commission becomes the property of the Commission.

CONTINUANCES: The Commission may continue any matter at its discretion.

 

Matters under the jurisdiction of the Commission and not on the posted agenda, may be addressed by the general public following completion of the regular agenda and any off agenda matters before the Commission for consideration.  The Commission limits testimony on matters not on the agenda to three minutes per person and not more than fifteen minutes for a particular subject.

 

COMPLETE RULES OF PROCEDURE

ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE COMMISSION SECRETARY.

 

Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities.  Requests for interpreting services, assistive listening devices or other considerations should be through the Clerk of the Board's office by calling (916) 874-5411 (voice) and CA Relay Services 711 (for the hearing impaired), no later than five working days prior to the meeting.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

CONTESTED

 

 

1.

PLNP2016-00230 - (SOUTHEAST / KOHAYA)

GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT

(Approval by the Planning Commission is a recommendation only.  Final approval is by the Board of Supervisors)

 

SACRAMENTO COUNTY PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW DIVISION - located outside the urban service boundary and City of Galt's Sphere of influence to exceed the one primary residence per five acres minimum in the Southeast community.

Supervisorial District:  Nottoli

 

ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NOS.:

Various

 

PROJECT NAME:

West of Galt General Plan Amendment

 

CPAC RECOMMENDATION:

On October 27, 2016, the Southeast Community Planning Advisory Council (CPAC) voted  to recommend approval of the proposed General Plan Amendment

LU-80A.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DOC.:

Negative Declaration

 

REQUEST:

A General Plan Land Use Element Amendment to add Policy LU-80A for the filing of rezone applications within an area outside of the Urban Service Boundary and Galt Sphere of Influence to exceed the one primary residence per five acres minimum.

 

LU-80A - Rezones proposed for properties located within the LU-80A Policy Area (See Figure 7A) can be accepted and evaluated on a case-by-case basis as long as proposed densities maintain at least a two-acre minimum lot size.

 

The Amendment also includes adding Figure 7A (See Resolution, Exhibit 2) and discussion language on the new policy (See Resolution, Exhibit 3) to the Land Use Element.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6:15 PM Board Action: Alan Hom/ Donn Reiners - Determined the environmental analysis was adequate and complete and recommended adoption of the Negative Declaration. Recommended approval of a General Plan Amendment Land Use Element by Resolution No. 2016-COPC-0005 to add Policy LU-80A for the filing of rezone applications, subject to the findings recommended by staff.

AYES: Alan Hom, Donn Reiners, James Shelby, Lucille van Ommering

NOES: Cara Martinson

ABSTAIN: (None)

ABSENT: (None)

RECUSAL: (None)

(PER POLITICAL REFORM ACT (§ 18702.5.))

 

 

 

2.

PLNP2015-00265 - (COUNTY-WIDE / PAHULE)

ZONING CODE AMENDMENT

(Approval by the Planning Commission is a recommendation only.  Final approval is by the Board of Supervisors)

 

SACRAMENTO COUNTY PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW DIVISION - located County-Wide.

Supervisorial District:  All

 

ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NOS.:

County-Wide

 

PROJECT NAME:

Urban Agriculture Zoning Code Amendment

 

CPAC RECOMMENDATION:

This amendment proposal was brought to the Community Planning Advisory Councils (CPACs) for comment in advance of this Planning Commission hearing. Comments received are summarized in the CPAC workshop section of this report.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DOC.:

Negative Declaration

 

REQUEST:

The project includes amendments to the Sacramento County Zoning Code (Zoning Code) related to promoting urban agriculture in unincorporated Sacramento County (County). The amendments will allow County residents and community groups to raise and sell crops and to raise certain animals in urban environments and increase access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other foods in areas where these foods are not always readily available and to provide additional economic opportunities to County residents.

 

 

 

 

6:20 PM  Board Action: Cara Martinson/ James Shelby - Determined the environmental analysis was adequate and complete and recommended adoption of the Negative Declaration.  Recommended approval of the Zoning Code Amendments to allow County residents and community groups to raise and sell crops and to raise certain animals in urban environments and increase access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other foods in areas where these foods are not always readily available and to provide additional economic opportunities to County Residents and recommended adoption of a resolution to waive temporary use permit fees for urban agricultural stands less than 120 square feet in area and minor use permit fees for the keeping animals associated with educational programs.

 

AYES: Alan Hom, Cara Martinson, Donn Reiners, James Shelby, Lucille van Ommering

NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

ABSENT: (None)

RECUSAL: (None)

(PER POLITICAL REFORM ACT (§ 18702.5.))

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

3.

Planning Director's Report

 

8:16 PM  Board Action: No Commission action.

 

 

 

4.

Miscellaneous Scheduling Matters

 

8:17 PM  Board Action: No Commission action.

 

 

 

5.

Public Comment

 

8:18 PM  Board Action: Jessica Denning addressed the Commission regarding the traffic the marathan brought on Fair Oaks Blvd.

 

 

8:22 PM - Adjourned

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

KEVIN ROMO, Secretary

County Planning Commission