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, June 26, 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 PC MINUTES 6-12-19

5.

CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS

6.

PUBLIC HEARING(S)


6.I.

1st EXTENSION No. EXT19-007 to MAJOR SUBDIVISION No. MAS16-001

Woods Investment LLC "Bloss Woods" - A request to extend the expiration date
of the tentative map for one year FROM: June 28, 2019 TO: June 28, 2020.
The property is located on the south side of W. Bloss Avenue approximately 950
feet east of N. Lander Avenue, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 017-
110-050. The property is designated Hilmar Urban Community - Low Density
Residential land use in the General Plan and zoned R-1 and R-1-5,000 (Single
Family Residential). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission find
that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15183 of
the CEQA Guidelines - "Projects Consistent with a Community Plan or Zoning". PN

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the Public Hearing;
2) Determine the project can be found exempt from environmental review
pursuant to Section 15183- "Projects Consistent with a Community Plan or
Zoning" of the CEQA Guidelines; and,
3) Approve Extension EXT19-007 to Major Subdivision No. MAS16-001 based on
the findings and subject to the recommended conditions of approval.
6.II.

ZONE CODE TEXT AMENDMENT No. ZCTA16-002

Merced County - A request to repeal and replace Title 18 (Zoning) of the Merced County Code. The purpose of the amendment is: 1) To implement the 2030 Merced County General Plan’s goals and polices; 2) To make the zone code user friendly by way of logical organization, clear language, and easy to understand tables and graphics; 3) To clarify, correct, and fix longstanding issues pointed out by staff; 4) To address policy issues recommended by the Board of Supervisors; and, 5) To bring the code in-line with recent State statues. The provisions of this Zone Code Text
Amendment would be effective in all unincorporated areas of the County. CEQA: An Addendum to the Final Program Environmental Impact Report for the 2030 Merced County General Plan Update has been prepared. DL

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/Close the public hearing;
2) Consider the addendum to the Certified Final Program Environmental Impact
Report (FPEIR) prepared for the 2030 Merced County General Plan Update
together with the FPEIR, evidence in the record before the Planning
Commission, the findings in certifying the FPEIR, and the adopted Mitigation
Monitoring and Reporting Plan; and,
3) Recommend the Board of Supervisors adopt the ordinance amending Title 18
(Zoning) of the Merced County Code.
7.

COMMISSION ACTION ITEM(S)

8.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

9.

COMMISSIONER'S COMMENT

10.

ADJOURNMENT

11.

PRINTABLE (PDF) AGENDA

11.I.

PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA 06-26-19