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About the Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a seven-member group of citizens appointed by the City Council to consider land use planning matters.  The Commission renders determinations and makes recommendations to the City Council on a variety of land use matters, including changes of the City’s General Plan, Specific Plans and Land Use Code.  They also provide discretionary review for land use matters such as Conditional Use Permits, Variances, and Subdivisions. 

Members
George Baca
Maria DeLaPaz
Dolores Flores
Roberto Garcia
Luis Natividad
William Sendt
Ditas Yamane

Meetings of the Planning Commission are held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, unless adjusted for holidays or other scheduling conflicts.  The Planning Commission meetings are open to the public.

The Planning Commission also acts as the City’s Street Tree and Parkway Committee. In this capacity, the Commission reviews all requests for street tree removals and plantings. For additional information or to request planting or removal of street trees, please contact the Planning Division at (619) 336-4310.

Planning Commission

Planning Commission Agenda

Meeting of October 6, 2008, 6:00 P.M.
Council Chambers, Civic Center
1243 National City Boulevard
National City, CA 91950

Welcome to the Planning Commission meeting. The National City Planning Commission conducts its meeting in the interest of community benefit. Your participation is helpful. These proceedings are tape recorded for the permanent record.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (3 MINUTE TIME LIMIT). NOTE: Under State law, items requiring Commission action must be brought back on a subsequent agenda unless they are of a demonstrated emergency or urgent nature.

The Planning Commission requests that all Cell Phones and Pagers be turned off during the meeting.

Upon request, this agenda can be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact the Planning Department at (619) 336-4310 to request a disability-related modification or accommodation. Notification 24 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.



Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance – by Commissioner Pruitt

Approval of Minutes

1. Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 15, 2008.

Approval of Agenda

RESOLUTIONS

2. Resolution No. 33-2008. A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of National City, California, Denying a Conditional Use Permit for the Expansion of a Food Mart and for Accessory Beer and Wine Sales at an Existing Gas Station at 1803 Highland Avenue. Applicant: Fred Karim. Case File No. 2008-25 CUP.

3. Resolution No. 34-2008. A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of National City, California, approving a Modification of a Conditional Use Permit to Reconfigure Previously Approved Parking and Open Space for a Duplex Behind an Existing Home at 720 I Avenue. Applicant: Jesus Gonzalez. Case File No. M1-CUP-2002-17.

CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING

4. Continued Public Hearing and Proposed Finding of No Significant Environmental Effect for a Proposed 9 Lot Subdivision, including a Density Bonus and Development Incentives for Providing One Affordable Unit on a 0.71-Acre Site at 2121 Grove Street. Applicant: Arnold Schmidt. Staff Report by Associate Planner Angela Reeder. Case File No. 2007-59 S, IS.

5. Resolution No. 35-2008. A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of National City, California, taking action on Proposed Finding of No Significant Environmental Effect for a Proposed 9-Lot Subdivision, including a Density Bonus and Development Incentives for Providing One Affordable Unit on a 0.71-Acre Site at 2121 Grove Street. Applicant: Arnold Schmidt. Case File No. 2007-59 S, IS.

PUBLIC HEARING

6. Public Hearing - Tentative Parcel Map to Realign Four Parcels within a Previously Approved Hotel/Restaurant/Retail Development on the South Side of Bay Marina Drive, West of Interstate 5 within the Harbor District Specific Area Plan at 2501 Cleveland Avenue. Applicant: MRW Group LLC. Staff Report by Principal Planner Peggy Chapin. Case File No. 2008-23 LS (CDP-2005-2/PD-2005-2).

7. Resolution No. 36-2008. A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of National City, California, taking action on a Tentative Parcel Map to Realign Four Parcels within a Previously Approved Hotel/Restaurant/Retail Development on the south Side of Bay Marina Drive, West of Interstate 5 within the Harbor District Specific Area Plan at 2501 Cleveland Avenue. Applicant: MRW Group LLC. Case File No. 2008-23 LS (CDP-2005-2/PD-2005-2).

8. Public Hearing – Modification of Conditions of Approval for a Previously Approved Five Lot Subdivision Map to Waive Undergrounding Existing Utilities at 940 East 16h Street. Applicant: Janice Martinelli. Staff Report by Principal Planner Peggy Chapin. Case File No. 2008-31 M1 (2007-15 S)

9. Resolution No. 37-2008. A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of National City, California, taking action on a Modification of conditions of Approval for a Previously Approved Five Lot Subdivision Map to Waive Undergrounding Existing Utilities at 940 East 16th Street. Applicant: Janice Martinelli. Case File No. 2008-31 M1 (2007-15 S).

OTHER BUSINESS

10. Time Extension Request for a Previously Approved Planned Development Permit for Construction of a Big-Box Wholesale Facility, Tire Center, and Fueling Station, and a Conditional Use Permit for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages on a 15.08 Vacant Parcel on the North Side of Plaza Bonita Road, West of Sweetwater Road, and East of Interstate 805. Applicant: Community Development Department. Staff Report by Principal Planner Peggy Chapin. Case File no. 2008-34 T.E.

11. Resolution No. 38-2008. A Resolution of the Planning Commission of the City of National City, California, taking action on a time Extension Request for a Previously Approved Planned Development Permit for Construction of a Big-Box Wholesale Facility, Tire Center, and Fueling Station, and a Conditional Use Permit for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages on a 15.08 Vacant Parcel on the North Side of Plaza Bonita Road, West of Sweetwater Road, and East of Interstate 805. Applicant: Community Development Department. Case File no. 2008-34 T.E.

Senior Assistant City Attorney

Principal Planner

Commissioners

Chairwoman

Adjournment


 

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