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Zoning Administrator Agenda
Planning Department, 701 Ocean Street, Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
 
  Meeting Date :  Friday, May 7, 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.Instructions for Participating
 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.

Phone Number: 1 916-318-9542
Conference ID: 892 586 103#

CONTINUED ITEMS
1.191222**                                    329 Beach Dr., Aptos 95003                                 APN: 043-095-38
 Continued from the April 2, 2021 agenda: 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

SCHEDULED ITEMS
2.191303**                                     939 Via Gaviota, Aptos 95003                             APN: 054-231-13
 Proposal to demolish an existing two story single family dwelling and construct a replacement two story single family dwelling on property located in the R-1-6-SBE zone district. Requires a Coastal Development Permit, a Residential Development Permit for a large dwelling (over 5,000 square feet), and a determination that the proposal is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Property located on the northeast side of Via Gaviota approximately 200 feet southeast of the intersection with Clubhouse Drive (939 Via Gaviota).  

SUPERVISORIAL DIST: 2
PROJECT PLANNER: Randall Adams, (831) 454-3218
EMAIL: Randall.Adams@santacruzcounty.us

Staff Report   Click Here
3.211072                                      5305 Glen Haven Rd., Soquel 95073                     APN: 104-151-24
 Proposal to operate a new five-bedroom vacation rental. Requires a Vacation Rental Permit and a determination that the proposal is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Property located on the west side of Glen Haven Road at 5305 Glen Haven Road in Soquel.

SUPERVISORIAL DIST: 1
PROJECT PLANNER: Jonathan DiSalvo, (831) 454-3157
EMAIL: Jonathan.DiSalvo@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.