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Planning Commission Meeting


3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California

May 13, 2009    1:30 P.M.



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 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 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.

It is the intention of the City of Palm Springs to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects. If, as an attendee or a participant at this meeting, or in meetings on a regular basis, you will need special assistance beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate you in every reasonable manner. Please contact the Planning Department, (760) 323-8245, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to inform us of your particular needs and to determine if accommodation is feasible.

If any individual or group challenges the action in court, issues raised may be limited to only those issues raised at the Public Hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence at, or prior to, the Planning Commission meeting.

Please silence all cell phones, pagers and/or other electronic devices for the duration of the meeting.

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.


1A. Minutes of April 22, 2009.

Recommendation: To approve, minutes of April 22, 2009.


2A. Case SI 09-019 – A request by Quiel Brothers Sign Company to install an internally illuminated 17.71 square foot blade sign for the Alternate Route Bar & Nightclub located at 120 South Palm Canyon Drive, Zone C-B-D, Section 15, APN: 513-144-002. (Project Planner: Scott Taschner, Assistant Planner)

Recommendation: To approve, subject to Conditions of Approval.


3A. Case 3.3323 SFR / 6.512 VAR / 7.1325 AMM - An application by Harold Meyerman for a Major Architectural Approval, a Variance and AMM request for a 2,976 single-family residence on a hillside lot, located at 581 Palisades Drive, Zone R-1-A, Section 15, APN: 513-110-042. (Project Planner: David A. Newell, Associate Planner)

Recommendation: To approve, subject to Conditions of Approval.


4A. Architectural Advisory Committee: Appointment of Architectural Advisory Committee member.

Recommendation: Direct staff regarding appointment to the Architectural Advisory Committee to fill vacancy for the open seat.

PLANNING COMMISSION COMMENTS: This portion of the meeting is set aside for brief general comments and/or other issues of concern from members of the Planning Commission.

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, May 27, 2009, at 1:30 p.m., City Hall, Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.

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