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Planning Commission Agenda
Planning Department, 701 Ocean Street, Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
 
  Meeting Date :  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:00 AM  
  Location :  Board of Supervisors Chambers, Room 525
County Government Center
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
 
  The meeting starts at 9:00 AM with the first item and proceeds through the items in consecutive order unless otherwise noted. Staff reports on permit applications are available for review or purchase one week before the hearing by calling 454-3371. You may also view staff reports here by clicking the underlined item number below. All items are subject to continuance. No notices of continued or rescheduled hearing dates are mailed. Please contact the project planner for further information on specific applications.  
 

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
1.Roll Call
2.Additions and Corrections to Agenda
3.Declaration of Ex Parte Communications
4.Oral Communications
 Planning Commission will hear brief (2-minute maximum) statements regarding items not on this agenda.

SCHEDULED ITEMS
5.Approval of Minutes
 To approve the minutes of the February 27, 2019 Planning Commission meeting as submitted by the Planning Department.
6.Public Hearing to consider the 2018 General Plan Report
 SUPERVISORAL DISTRICT: Countywide
PROJECT PLANNER: David Carlson, (831) 454-3173
EMAIL: David.Carlson@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here
7.Continued from December 12, 2018: Public Safety and Hazard Management General Plan, Local Coastal Program and County Code Amendments
 A. Update and amendment of General Plan/LCP Public Safety Element and implementing Santa Cruz County Code Title 16 Environmental Resource Protection regulations regarding environmental review, geologic hazards, floodplain management, erosion, and fire hazards, and update and amendment of General Plan/LCP Conservation and Open Space Element to move Air Quality section to Public Safety Element; and

B. New General Plan/LCP Noise Element relocated from Public Safety Element and new SCCC Chapter 13.15 Noise Planning; and

C. Amendment of General Plan/LCP Land Use and Circulation Elements to establish Airport Land Use Compatibility policies consistent with state handbook, including an updated SCCC Chapter 13.12 to establish the Airport Combining Zone District, and rezoning of affected properties within two miles of Watsonville Municipal Airport.

APPLICANT: The County of Santa Cruz
SUPERVISORAL DISTRICT: Countywide
PROJECT PLANNER: David Carlson, (831) 454-3173
EMAIL: David.Carlson@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
8.Planning Director's Report
9.Report on Upcoming Meeting Dates and Agendas
10.County Counsel's Report
 
 
 
  APPEAL INFORMATION
Denial or approval of any permit by the Planning Commission is appealable to the Board of Supervisors. The appeal must be filed with the required appeal fee within 14 calendar days of action by the Planning Commission. To file an appeal you must write a letter to the Board of Supervisors and include the appeal fee. For more information on appeals, please see the "Planning Appeals" brochure located in the Planning Department lobby, or contact the project planner.

APPEALS OF COASTAL PROJECTS
(*) This project requires a Coastal Zone Permit which is not appealable to the California Coastal Commission. It may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors; the appeal must be filed within 14 calendar days of action by the Planning Commission.

(**) This project requires a Coastal Development Permit. Denial or approval of the Coastal Development Permit is appealable to the Board of Supervisors; the appeal must be filed within 14 calendar days of action by the Planning Commission. After all local appeal periods have ended (grounds for appeal are listed in the County Code Section 13.20.110), approval of a Coastal Development permit is appealable to the California Coastal Commission. The appeal must be filed with the Coastal Commission within 10 business days of receipt by the Coastal Commission of notice of final local action.

Note regarding Public hearing items: If any person challenges an action taken on the foregoing matter(s) in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues raised at the public hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at or prior to the public hearing.

Agenda documents may be reviewed at the Planning Department, Room 420, County Government Center, 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz.

The County of Santa Cruz does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and no person shall, by reason of a disability, be denied the benefits of its services, programs, or activities. The Board of Supervisors chambers is located in an accessible facility. If you wish to attend this meeting and you will require special assistance in order to participate, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 454-3137 (TDD/TTY number is 711) at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements. Persons with disabilities may request a copy of the agenda in an alternative format. As a courtesy to those persons affected, please attend the meeting smoke and scent free.