CALL TO ORDER:
REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA: Agenda available for public access at the City Hall exterior bulletin board (west side of Council Chamber) and the Planning Services counter by 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 3, 2014. A posting of this Agenda can be found on the City's website at: www.palmspringsca.gov. Pursuant to G.C. Section 54957.5 the designated office for inspection of public records in connection with the public meeting of the Planning Commission is the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, located at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California.
ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA: The Planning Commission will discuss the order of the agenda, may amend the order, note abstentions and request Consent Calendar items be removed from the consent calendar for discussion.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the Planning Commission on Consent Calendar and other agenda items; and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission. Please note that the Planning Commission is prohibited from taking action on items not listed on the posted agenda. Three (3) minutes is allowed for each speaker. Testimony for Public Hearings maybe offered at this time or at the time of the hearing.
1. CONSENT CALENDAR: The following routine matters may be acted upon by one motion. Individual items may be removed by the Commission for separate discussion at this time.
1A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: JUNE 25, 2014
2. PUBLIC HEARINGS CONT'D:
2A. KEITH ZIMMERMAN FOR A TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP, VARIANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE MINOR MODIFICATION TO SUBDIVIDE A 0.62- ACRE LOT INTO THREE RESIDENTIAL LOTS WITH REDUCED LOT WIDTHS; LOCATED ADJACENT TO ORANGE AVENUE, SOUTH OF SUNNY DUNES ROAD AND NORTH OFMESQUITE AVENUE, ZONE R- 1-D (CASE NOS. TPM 36562, 6.539 VAR AND 7.1427 AMM). (DN)
2B. CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE LAND USE AND HOUSING ELEMENTS OF THE GENERAL PLAN AND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING ORDINANCE TO BECOME CONSISTENT WITH STATE HOUSING AND LAND USE LAWS, CITYWIDE (5.1332- GPA/ZTA). (ER)
3. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
3A. FAMILY DEVELOPMENT, LLC, FOR A PRELIMINARY PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PDD) IN LIEU OF CHANGE OF ZONE, A TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP (TPM #36767), AND A TENTATIVE TRACT MAP (TTM #36689), FOR A RESIDENTIAL GATED DEVELOPMENT OF 72 SINGLE FAMILY UNITS ON INDIVIDUAL LOTS AND 114 MULTI-FAMILY UNITS IN 19, 6-UNIT BUILDNGS ON FOUR LOTS. THE PROJECT IS LOCATED ON A ROUGHLY 24-ACRE PARCEL AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY AND FARRELL DRIVE. A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION PURSUANT TO THE GUIDELINES OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT, (CEQA) IS PROPOSED. (CASE 5.1046 PDD 232 AMND / TPM 36767 / TTM 36689). (KL)
3B. CITY OF PALM SPRINGS TO AMEND PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (PSZC) SECTION 93.21.00 RELATING TO OUTDOOR LIGHTING STANDARDS IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ADD INFORMATION AND ILLUSTRATIONS REGARDING THE MOST RECENT TECHNOLOGY (CASE 5.1344 ZTA). (MW)
4. NEW BUSINESS:
4A. TERRA NOVA INC. ON BEHALF OF THE EAGLE CANYON DEVELOPMENT REQUEST FOR A ONE-YEAR TIME EXTENSION FOR A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 317 TO CONSTRUCT 75 SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCES, 155 TOWNHOMES AND AN ACTIVITY CENTER ON APPROXIMATELY 80 ACRES OF VACANT LAND LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AT BOGERT TRAIL, ZONE PD 317, SECTION 34 (CASE 5.1070-PD 317) (ER)
4B. THE CHARLES COMPANY REQUESTING MINOR AMENDMENT TO AN APPROVED SIGN PROGRAM FOR A NEW MONUMENT SIGN AT THE SPRINGS SHOPPING CENTER LOCATED AT 5200 EAST RAMON ROAD (CASE 07-083 AMND). (GM)
4C. GARY LEVINSON, OWNER FOR A NEW 5,692-SQUARE FOOT HOUSE ON A HILLSIDE LOT AT 654 LAS PALMAS HEIGHTS DRIVE, ZONE R-1- A, SECTION 10. (CASE 3.3738 MAJ). (GM)
4D. LES ALEXANDER, OWNER FOR A 5,825-SQUARE FOOT WAREHOUSE BUILDING ON A 13,615-SQUARE FOOT LOT LOCATED AT 353 W. RADIO ROAD, ZONE M-1, SECTION 34 (CASE 3.2905 MAJ). (GM)
4E. ELECTION OF OFFICERS:
A. ELECTION OF CHAIR
B. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR
PLANNING COMMISSION REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMENTS: Brief general comments and/or other issues of concern from members of the Planning Commission.
PLANNING DIRECTOR'S REPORT: Update the Planning Commission on important items.
ADJOURNMENT: The Planning Commission will adjourn to 11:30 am, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, City Hall, Large Conference Room, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
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