Planning Commission Meeting
- Date: 07/08/2009 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
July 8, 2009 / 1:30 P.M. Regular Meeting
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 Wednesday, July 1, 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. Case 5.0734-CUP Time Extension – A request by CMH Consulting Group to allow a commercial antenna continue operation under its previously approved Conditional Use Permit for the property located at 2050 Executive Drive, Zone M-1-P, Section 6, (Project Planner: David A. Newell, Associate Planner)
Recommendation: To approve the time extension request for Case No. 5.0734-CUP to allow the continued operation of the monopole without specified term, subject to all other Conditions of Approval
2. OTHER BUSINESS:
2A. Case 5.1153-CUP / 3.3038-MAJ – A request by Hank Gordon of Sunquitz SWC, LLC, for a minor amendment to a Condition of Approval to allow additional time to complete the undergrounding of on-site utilities for a previously approved project located at southwest corner of North Sunrise Way and East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Zone RA, Section 14. (Project Planner: Craig A. Ewing, AICP, Director of Planning Services)
Recommendation: To approve, a minor amendment to Condition of Approval No. 136 for Case 5.1153-CUP / 3.3038-MAJ.
2B. Case 5.1025 PD 307 AMND - A request by Hank Gordon of Sunquitz NWC, LLC, for a minor amendment to a Condition of Approval to allow additional time to complete the undergrounding of on-site utilities located on the northwest corner of North Sunrise Way and East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Zone RA, Section 14. (Project Planner: Craig A. Ewing, AICP, Director of Planning Services)
Recommendation: To approve, a minor amendment to Condition of Approval No. 64 for Case 5.1025 / PD 307.
2C. Case 10.468 DET – An application by Paul Mahoney requesting that the Planning Commission determine that a retail garden shop use is similar to other uses listed in the C-1 (Central Retail Business) Zone. The proposed request is to allow a retail garden shop within the C-1 Zone at 2393 North Palm Canyon Drive, Section 3, (Project Planner: David A. Newell, Associate Planner)
Recommendation: To approve, subject that the use being located (1) along North Palm Canyon Drive between Vista Chino Road and Tramway Road and (2) on a minimum half (0.5) acre lot.
3. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
3A. Case TPM 36032 / 6.514 VAR – A request by AT&T Corporate Real Estate for a Parcel Map Waiver application to subdivide a property into two parcels and a Variance application to allow a reduced lot width within the M-1-P (Planned Research and Development) Zone for the property located at 700 Research Drive, Zone M-1-P, Section 12. (Project Planner: David A. Newell, Associate Planner)
Recommendation: To approve, subject to Conditions of Approval.
3B. 5.1203 CUP / 6.507 VAR – A request by T-Mobile USA, Inc. for a Conditional Use Permit application to construct a 60-foot tall commercial communication antenna within a slim-line monopole and for a Variance application to reduce the side yard setback and exceed the maximum antenna height permitted at 1900 East Palm Canyon Drive (Club Trinidad), Zone R-3, Section 24, APN: 502-324-004. (Project Planner: David A. Newell, Associate Planner)
Recommendation: To recommend approval of Case 5.1203 CUP and Case 6.507 VAR to the City Council, subject to Conditions of Approval.
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, July 22, 2009, at 1:30 p.m., City Hall, Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
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