PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS Fernando Aguilera District 1 Robert Acheson District 2 (Vice Chairperson) Jack Mobley District 3 Kurt Spycher District 4 Mark Erreca District 5 (Chairperson)
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AGENDA
PLANNING COMMISSION
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 9:00 a.m
Merced County Administration Building
Board Room, Third Floor 2222 M Street
Merced, California 95340
Phone: 209.385.7654 Fax: 209.726.1710
1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

ROLL CALL OF COMMISSIONERS

4.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

4.I.

Draft Minutes 2-13-19

5.

CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS

6.

PUBLIC HEARING(S)


6.I.

9th EXTENSION APPLICATION No. EXT19-001, TO MAJOR SUBDIVISION No. MAS04-003

"RIVER REACH ESTATES" – Bhupinder Sahota: A request to extend the expiration date of the tentative map for Major Subdivision MAS04-003 by 1 year, FROM: March 9, 2019 TO: March 9, 2020. The project site is located on the south side of West Palm Avenue, 750 feet east of North Santa Fe Drive, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 140-170-068. The property is designated Cressey Rural Center – Agricultural-Residential land use in the General Plan and zoned A-R (Agricultural-Residential). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission find that no further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 of the CEQA Guidelines - “Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations." BP

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine no further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 - “Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations” of the CEQA Guidelines; and,
3) Approve Extension Application No. EXT19-001 based on the findings identified in the Staff Report and subject to the proposed conditions of approval.
6.II.

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT No. CUP18-001

Cesar Cisneros - A request to bring into conformance an existing agricultural trucking business with a maximum of 20 trucks and to construct a 4,800 square foot shop building (including a new septic system). The project site is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Hyde Street and Burchell Avenue in the Planada area, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 053-290-010. The property is designated Agricultural land use in the General Plan and zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: A Negative Declaration is proposed.

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/Close the public hearing;
2) Determine that the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and adopt a Negative Declaration pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15070 - “Decision to Prepare a Negative or Mitigated Negative Declaration”; and,
3) Approve Conditional Use Permit CUP18-001 based on the findings included in the staff report and subject to the conditions of approval.
7.

COMMISSION ACTION ITEM(S)

8.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

9.

COMMISSIONER'S COMMENT

10.

ADJOURNMENT

11.

PRINTABLE (PDF) AGENDA

11.I.

Planning Commission Agenda 3-27-19