Planning Commission Meeting Update
August 28, 2013 Wednesday
CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Commissioners John Fowler, Michael Multari, Charles Stevenson,
Vice-Chairperson John Larson, and Chairperson Michael Draze
All of the Commissioners were present.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Minutes of July 24 and August 14, 2013, were approved.
MS/TR/ER 137-11: Minor subdivision to create three parcels in
conjunction with a Vesting Tentative Map to create a subdivision
with 80 lots and review of the initial study of environmental
impact; Terence Orton, applicant. (Pam
Adopt the Draft Resolution (Attachment 1) which recommends approval
of the project to the City Council, based on findings and subject to
Moved by Commr. Larson, seconded by Commr. Draze, the Planning
Commission recommends approval of the project to the City Council
per staff’s recommendation with the following modifications to
findings and conditions of the draft resolution (5:0).
1) Modify Condition 3 in Section 1 to read: “If necessary, as
determined by the Public Works and Community Development Directors,
a notice of requirements or other agreement acceptable to the City
of San Luis Obispo
may need to shall be recorded in
conjunction with the Parcel Map to clarify development restrictions,
conditions of development, and reference to any pertinent conditions
of approval related to VTM 3044.”
2) Add reference to Finding 1 in Section 2 that development
standard reductions are supported by the affordable housing statutes
and the provision of amenities consistent with Specific Plan
3) Add the following new finding in Section 2: “With review of
the final map, minor adjustments to the pedestrian system to align
better with the property to the north may be made with the approval
of the Community Development and Public Works Directors.”
4) Delete the reference to poison oak planting in the listing of
biological mitigation measures.
5) Modify the second sentence of Condition 8 in Section 3 to
specify approval by the Public Works Director.
6) Modify Condition 15 to properly reference Lot 18.
7) Delete Condition 45.f.
8) Modify Condition 46 in Section 3 to specify that it be
determined by the Community Development Director.
9) Include the suggested standard affordable housing agreement
recommended by staff to Condition 51 in Section 3 and wording
regarding instruments to assure compliance to read: “Prior to the
recording of any phase of the map, the applicant shall enter into an
Affordable Housing Agreement with the City that specifies the timing
of construction of affordable units and contains provisions for
failure to complete any or all of the affordable housing units such
as collecting affordable housing in-lieu fees, establishing a
threshold for number of units that can be constructed before some
affordable housing units are provided, and providing a letter of
credit, bond, or other financial guarantee to assure compliance.
The goal of the condition is to have the affordable housing
constructed as early as possible.”
10) Add a condition to: widen Mondrian Plaza to accommodate a
sidewalk and parking on one side of the street; add a sidewalk to
Parc Altlier in addition to the parking shown on one side of the
street; increase the width of Terrasse Plaza to accommodate parking
where feasible; and increase the width of Le Jardin to accommodate
parking on one side of the street.
11) Add the following condition: “Shared driveways shall be
considered to better accommodate more on-street parking.”
12) Add a new condition which reads: “A construction phasing plan
shall be submitted to the Community Development Director prior to
the issuance of the first building permit.”
13) Add a new condition regarding the requirement for a
Construction Management Plan.
The Commission also made a second motion to provide
guidance to the Architectural Review Commission (ARC).
Moved by Commr. Multari, seconded by Commr. Stevenson, the
Planning Commission recommends to the Architectural Review
Commission that they look for opportunities for shared driveways and
pay attention to the streetscape of the row house units (5:0).
COMMENT AND DISCUSSION:
Forecast – Deputy Director Doug Davidson announced that the next
meeting is September 11th, “Bike Night”, with an
extension of the Bob Jones Trail and the bike plan up for
Draze announced that the Council agenda includes consideration of
two new potential commissioners, so it is likely there will be one
or two new commissioners at the next meeting.
meeting was adjourned at 8:57 p.m.
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, 919 Palm Street, during
normal business hours.