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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

October 20, 2014                     Monday                                5:00 p.m.  

ROLL CALL:      Commrs. Patricia Andreen, Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Amy Nemcik, Allen Root, Vice-Chair Greg Wynn, and Chairperson Michelle McCovey-Good

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:  Commissioners or staff may modify the order of items.

MINUTES:  Minutes of October 6, 2014.  Approve or amend.

PUBLIC COMMENT:   At this time, people may address the Commission about items not on the agenda.  Persons wishing to speak should come forward and state their name and city of residence.  Comments are limited to five minutes per person.  Items raised at this time are generally referred to the staff and, if action by the Commission is necessary, may be scheduled for a future meeting.


NOTE:  Any court challenge to the action taken on public hearing items on this agenda may be limited to considering only those issues raised at the public hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of San Luis Obispo at, or prior to, the public hearing.  If you wish to speak, please give your name and address for the record.

Any decision of the Architectural Review Commission is final unless appealed to the City Council within 10 days of the action.  Any person aggrieved by a decision of the Commission may file an appeal with the City Clerk. Appeal forms are available in the Community Development Department, City Clerk’s office, or on the City’s website (  The fee for filing an appeal is $273 and must accompany the appeal documentation.

1.     2885 S. Higuera Street.  ARC 35-14; Review of exterior changes and additions to a warehouse building, including a determination that the project is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act as an infill project (CEQA Guidelines §15332):  The project includes conversion and expansion of an existing warehouse to a 35,285-square foot office building by the installation of a second floor within the building shell, and development of parking areas with 143 parking spaces; C-S-S zone; Mike Kyle, applicant.  (Walter Oetzell) staff report

2.     1845 Monterey Street.  ARC 143-13; Continued design review of a new 102-unit multi-story hotel building with adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration of Environmental Impact; C-T-S zone; West Coast Asset Management, applicant.  (Marcus Carloni) staff report

3.     467 Hill Street.  ARC 140-14; Review of the remodel of and addition to an existing commercial building to accommodate a residential care facility, including a request for a Variance to allow a second-story sunroom above the ground floor of the existing building with a 2-foot street yard, and a fence height exception to allow up to a 10-foot tall combination retaining wall and fence, including a categorical exemption from CEQA (infill project); R-1 zone; Tim Ronda, applicant.  (Pam Ricci) staff report


4.     Staff

a.  Agenda Forecast

5.     Commission


Presenting Planners:  Walter Oetzell, Marcus Carloni, and Pam Ricci



Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Planning Commission regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the Community Development Department, 919 Palm Street, during normal business hours.


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