ACTION SUMMARY

COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO

700 H STREET, SUITE 1450

SACRAMENTO, CA 95814

 

MONDAY                                September 14, 2015                                 5:30 PM

COMMISSIONERS: ALAN HOM, CARA MARTINSON, DONN REINERS (CHAIR),

JAMES SHELBY, 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

 

 

 

 

 

NON-CONTESTED

 

 

1.

15-UPP-PSS-00049 - (CARMICHAEL/MAPLES)

USE PERMITS, AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW

 

RIVER VIEW TRUST - Applicant:  Cunningham Engineering

Corporation - located at 1885 Claremont Road, on the east side of Claremont Road in the Carmichael community.

 

ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NOS.:

283-0280-044

 

PROJECT NAME:

1885 Claremont Road Addition

 

CPAC RECOMMENDATION:

The Carmichael Community Planning Advisory Council (CPAC) met on April 15, 2015 and recommended APPROVAL (4-0) of the proposed project.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DOC.:

Negative Declaration

 

REQUEST:

A Use Permit to reduce the minimum 60-foot setback from the American River Bluff to approximately 46 feet for an existing single-family residence (distances vary, 36 feet is the shortest distance measured from the deck to the bluff edge).  This would permit the existing encroachment.  No new encroachment will occur as part of this request.

 

A Use Permit to allow the existing deck, which is located on the retaining wall near the southeast corner of the property, to encroach within the 20-foot bluff setback for accessory uses.

 

A Use Permit to allow an existing retaining system to support the bluff located within the RD-5 (PC)

(Single-family Residential American River Parkway Corridor Combining) zone.

 

A Development Plan Review for the remodel of an existing single-family residence proposed within the

RD-5 (PC) zone.  The existing home will be remodeled and expanded to the west toward Claremont Road.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:32 PM Board Action: Commissioner Hom identified a conflict of interest, recused himself and left the room.

 

5:32 PM  Board Action: Lucille van Ommering/ Donn Reiners - Determined the environmental analysis was adequate and complete and adopted the Negative Declaration.  Approved the Use Permits and the Development Plan Review, subject to the findings and amended conditions recommended by staff.  Adopted the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program.

 

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

NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

ABSENT: (None)

RECUSAL: Alan Hom

(PER POLITICAL REFORM ACT (§ 18702.5.))

 

 

 

2.

15-UPP-SPP-DRS-00122 - (ARDEN ARCADE/BRANDT)

USE PERMIT AMENDMENT, SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT,  AND DESIGN REVIEW

 

SY ARDEN WAY, LLC - Applicant:  Sy West Development - Architects:  Beck Architecture and MCG Architecture - Attorney:  Taylor and

Wiley - located at 1590 Ethan Way, approximately 900 feet south of the intersection of Ethan Way and Arden Way, in the Arden Arcade community.

 

ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NOS.:

285-0050-017

 

PROJECT NAME:

Cinemark Century Theatre

 

CPAC RECOMMENDATION:

The Arden Arcade Community Planning Advisory Council (CPAC) met on July 23, 2015 and recommended Approval (7-0) of the proposed project.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DOC.:

Exempt

 

 

REQUEST:

A Use Permit Amendment to allow a new 1,540-seat motion picture theater on an approximately 13.5-acre site in the AC (Auto Commercial) and LC (Limited Commercial) zones, with the continuation of a parking ratio of one space for every 3.5 seats. [The existing, 4,000-seat theater complex on the site will be removed prior to development in accordance with a demolition permit previously issued.]

 

 

 

A Special Development Permit to allow:

 

Deviations from parking standards including a reduction in tree shading and substitution of tree island wells for landscape strips;

 

Building signage that would deviate from commercial signage standards; and

 

An overall building height of 60 feet, with an architectural feature of 100 feet in height at the northwest corner of the theater building.

 

A Design Review to comply with the commercial and mixed use design guidelines.

 

6:09 PM  Board Action: Cara Martinson/ Lucille van Ommering - Recognized the Exempt status of the environmental document.  Approved the Use Permit and the Design Review, subject to the findings and conditions recommended by staff in Addendum No. 1.  Approved the Special Development Permit No. 2015-SPPC-0003, subject to the findings and conditions recommended by staff in Addendum No. 1.  

 

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.))

 

 

 

CONTESTED

 

 

 

3.

COC2015-006 - (SOUTH SACRAMENTO/SCARPA)

APPEAL OF THE CONDITIONAL CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE APPROVED BY THE SUBDIVISION REVIEW COMMITTEE

 

RALSTON BLACK:  Appellant  - Surveyor:  Richard Varney -  located north of El Paraiso Avenue, east of Ivory Way, west of Lucero Drive, and south of Lemon Hill Avenue in the RD-5 Zone.

 

 

 

7:46 PM  Board Action: The Planning Secretary continued the matter to October 26, 2015. No Commission action.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

4.

Planning Director's Report

 

 

 

7:46 PM Board Action: The Planning Director provided an update regarding Tributory Point Parking matters. No Commission action.

 

 

5.

Miscellaneous Scheduling Matters

 

7:56 PM Board Action: No scheduling matters were discussed. It is anticipated that Commissioner Lucille van Ommering will not be present at the meeting on October 5, 2015. No Commission action.

 

 

6.

Public Comment

 

7:57 PM Board Action: No comments from the public were made. Chair Donn Reiners provided an update regarding upcoming water conservation policies. No Commission action.

 

 

Adjourned - 7:58 PM

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

FLORENCE EVANS, Secretary

County Planning Commission