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Zoning Administrator Agenda
Planning Department, 701 Ocean Street, Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
 
  Meeting Date :  Friday, April 2, 2021 9:00 AM  
  Location :  Remote Public Hearing
Remote Public Hearing
Remote Public Hearing
Remote Public Hearing, CA 95060
 
 
  IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY AND PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE GOVERNOR'S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20, ISSUED MARCH 17, 2020, THIS WILL BE A REMOTE HEARING.THERE WILL BE NO PHYSICAL LOCATION AVAILABLE FOR THIS HEARING, BUT ACCESS TO THE HEARING AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT WILL BE PROVIDED. PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS THAT WILL BE POSTED ON THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT'S WEB PAGE AT WWW.SCCOPLANNING.COM.

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING THE REMOTE HEARING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT MICHAEL LAM, ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT, AT 831-454-3371 OR MICHAEL.LAM@SANTACRUZCOUNTY.US

The meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. 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
0.Meeting Participation Instructions
 To participate in the Zoning Administrator meeting, you may connect with us via the Zoom teleconference link or via telephone. Please visit the Planning Department Home Page one week prior to the hearing date for the meeting link and phone number (sccoplanning.com).

For participants who wish to provide testimony via the Zoom link, when the public hearing is opened for the item you wish to provide testimony on, please “remotely” raise your hand by pressing the “hand” icon on your computer screen. When your name is called, a pop-up will appear to “unmute”. Accept the pop-up to unmute.
For participants who wish to provide testimony via telephone, when the public hearing is opened for the item you wish to provide testimony on, please “remotely” raise your hand by pressing *9 on your telephone. When you are called on to speak, you must unmute yourself by pressing *6 on your telephone.  When called upon, please limit your remarks to the time limit allotted.
1.201210**                           No Situs Address (Hwy 1 Right of Way)              APN: 057-151-07, -09,  &  057-131-11, -18,  &  057-081-22, -15
 Proposal to install four replacement culverts along Highway 1 between Davenport and Waddell Creek, including removal of 17 significant trees. Requires a Coastal Development Permit, Riparian Exception, Soils Report Review, and adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Project located at four separate locations on both sides of Highway 1 between Davenport and Waddell Creek (at post miles 32.12, 33.90, 34.15 and 35.49).

SUPERVISORIAL DIST: 3
PROJECT PLANNER: Randall Adams, (831) 454-3218
EMAIL: Randall.Adams@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here
Initial Study   Click Here
Project Plans   Click Here
2.181531**                                    526 Bayview Dr., Aptos 95003                             APN: 043-113-09
 Proposal to construct an approximately 843 square foot single-story addition to an existing one-story single-family dwelling and a second-story deck, resulting in a 3,255 square foot single-story home with an attached garage, located in the R-1-6 zone district.  Requires a Coastal Development Permit and a determination that the proposal is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Property located on the northwest side of Bayview Drive approximately 200 feet from Cliff Drive.

SUPERVISORIAL DIST: 2
PROJECT PLANNER: Elizabeth Cramblet, (831) 454-3027
EMAIL: Elizabeth.Cramblet@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here
3.28339**                                    122 8th Ave., Santa Cruz 95060                            APN: 027-172-21
 Proposal to remodel and construct an approximately 245 square foot addition at an existing, non-conforming single-family dwelling. Proposed modifications include a second story deck, an addition on the south and east sides of the house, and an interior reconfiguration. Project requires a Variance to the front yard setback (to increase first floor roof height), a Minor Exception to the front yard setback (for a second story deck), a Variance to the side yard setback (to construct a stairway), Minor Exceptions to increase the allowed FAR from 50% to 57.5% and lot coverage from 40% to 44%, a Coastal Development Permit, and a determination that the proposal is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Project located on the east side of 8th Ave approximately 200 feet south of the intersection with Bonnie Street (122 8th Ave.)

SUPERVISORIAL DIST: 1
PROJECT PLANNER: Evan Ditmars, (831) 454-3227
EMAIL: Evan.Ditmars@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here
4.191222**                                    329 Beach Dr., Aptos 95003                                 APN: 043-095-38
 Proposal to demolish an existing one-story single family dwelling and construct a new three-story single family dwelling. Requires a Coastal Development Permit and Variances: to increase the allowed Floor Area Ratio from 50% to 59%, to increase the allowed number of stories from two to three, to increase the allowed 28 foot height to 35 feet, to reduce the required front yard setback from 20 feet to 10 feet, to reduce the required western side yard setback from 5 feet to 0 feet, and to decrease the required eastern side yard setback from 8 feet to 3 feet, and a determination that the proposal is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Project located approximately 1500 feet south of the intersection with Rio Del Mar (329 Beach Drive).

SUPERVISORIAL DIST: 2
PROJECT PLANNER: Jocelyn Drake, (831) 454-3127
EMAIL: Jocelyn.Drake@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here
 
 
 
  APPEAL INFORMATION
Denial or approval of any permit by the Zoning Administrator is appealable to the Planning Commission. The appeal must be filed with the required appeal fee within 14 calendar days of action by the Zoning Administrator. To file an appeal you must write a letter to the Planning Commission 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 Planning Commission; the appeal must be filed within 14 calendar days of action by the Zoning Administrator.

(**) This project requires a Coastal Development Permit. Denial or approval of the Coastal Development Permit is appealable to the Planning Commission; the appeal must be filed within 14 calendar days of action by the Zoning Administrator. Decisions by the Planning Commission are 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 Zoning Administrator 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. People 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.