Planning Commission Meeting
- Date: 04/08/2009 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
- Location: City Hall - Council Chamber
3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, California 92262
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California
1:30 P.M. April 8, 2009
CALL TO ORDER:
REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA: Agenda available for public access at the City Hall exterior bulletin board (west side of Council Chamber) and the Planning Services counter by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2009.
Pursuant to G.C. Section 54957.5 the designated office for inspection of public records in connection with the public meeting of the Planning Commission is the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, located at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California.
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ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA: The Planning Commission will discuss the order of the agenda, may amend the order, note abstentions and request Consent Calendar items be removed from the consent calendar for discussion.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the Planning Commission on Consent Calendar and other agenda items; and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission. Please note that the Planning Commission is prohibited from taking action on items not listed on the posted agenda. Three (3) minutes is allowed for each speaker. Testimony for Public Hearings maybe offered at this time or at the time of the hearing.
1. CONSENT CALENDAR:
1A. Minutes of March 25, 2009.
Recommendation: To approve, minutes of March 25, 2009.
2. OTHER BUSINESS:
2A. Case 3.1142 MAA – Amendment to Landscape Plan for Twin Palm Condominiums, located on the South side of Twin Palm Drive, approximately 1400 feet west of Sunrise Way. The project is comprised of two parts:
- Appeal of the Planning Director’s decision allowing an amendment to the Landscape Plan: Appeal by Lorraine Lawrence.
- A subsequent application by the Home Owners Association to propose additional amendments to the approved landscape plan.
Recommendation: To uphold the Planning Director’s decision and approve the additional amendments to the approved landscape plan.
3. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
3A. Case 5.1049 CUP AMND (Spanish Inn) – An application by Nejat Kohan for an amendment to a Conditional Use Permit requesting approval to modify existing structures and for a restaurant as an accessory located at 640 North Indian Canyon Drive, Zone R-3, Section 11, APN 507-183-003 and 006. (Planner: Ken Lyon, Associate Planner)
Recommendation: To approve, the amendment to the Conditional Use Permit, subject to the attached conditions of approval.
3B. Case 5.0909 CUP (Viceroy formerly the Estrella Inn) - To consider revocation or modification of a Conditional Use Permit to operate incidental accessory uses at the hotel located at 415 South Belardo Road, Zone R-3, Section 15, APN: 513-202-005. (Project Planner: Craig A. Ewing, AICP, Director of Planning Services)
Recommendation: That the Planning Commission adopt one of the three recommended options and direct staff to present a final resolution at the next meeting.
4. STUDY SESSION:
4A. Discussion: Case 5.1224 ZTA -Initiation of a Zone Text Amendment - Conditions for Specific Uses in the NCC and CSC Zones (Project Planner: Ken Lyon, Associate Planner)
Recommendation: Direct staff to initiate the Zone Text Amendment regarding Conditions for Specific Uses permitted by Conditional Use Permits.
5. PLANNING COMMISSION COMMENTS: This time is set aside for the Planning Director to update the Planning Commission on important items initiated by staff or members of the City Council.
5A. Selection of Two Commissioners to attend the April 21, 2009 Steering Committee Review of Alternative Designs for Jackie Lee Houston Plaza.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT: This time is set aside for the Planning Director to update the Planning Commission on important items initiated by staff or members of the City Council.
ADJOURNMENT: The Planning Commission will adjourn to Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at 1:30 p.m., City Hall, Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
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