• By Albert Depew

09-30-09 Planning Commission Agenda with Supporting Materials

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Items scheduled at a specific time cannot be heard earlier than at the scheduled

time per the Nevada Open Meeting Law Requirements. A dinner recess may be

taken. If a dinner recess is taken, any unfinished business will be heard after the

meeting is resumed.

A. Roll Call, Determination of a Quorum and Pledge of Allegiance

B. Commission Action - Approval of Minutes

C. Modification of Agenda

This is the tentative schedule for the meeting. The Planning Commission reserves the right to take items in a different order to accomplish business in the most efficient manner.

D. Public Comments

Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium and speak on matters related to the Planning Commission, but not on items on the agenda for this meeting. Comments are limited to three minutes per person or topic. If your item requires extended discussion, please request the Chairman to calendar the matter for a future Planning Commission meeting. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.

E. Staff Public Service Announcements

Announcements of a general nature for the Commission and for public information regarding planning, zoning and land use. Not intended for detailed discussion or for items already on the agenda.

F. Disclosures

Any member of the Commission may wish to explain any contact with an applicant or the public regarding an item on the agenda or business of the Commission.

G. Consent Agenda

All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine and may be acted upon by the Planning Commission with one action and without an extensive hearing. Any member of the Commission or any citizen may request that an item be taken from the consent agenda, discussed and acted upon separately during this meeting. The Chairman or Vice Chairman retains discretion in deciding whether or not an item will be removed from the consent agenda.

G-1 SUP-09-074* Action to approve a Special Use Permit request from Daniel Schulte of YESCO Media (property owner: Western States Storage c/o CamBill Investments) to renew an existing billboard, on property zoned General Commercial (GC), located at 5853 S. Carson St., APN 009-304-06. (Kathe Green)

Summary: This is a review of an existing billboard. Review for compliance with regulations is required every five years. No changes to the size, location or lighting of the billboard are proposed.

G-2(A) SUP-09-064* Action to continue a Special Use Permit request from Peak Consulting Engineers (property owner: Ltd Partnership Management Services, LLC) to develop hillside lots as part of a Tentative Subdivision Map within a designated Skyline area, on property zoned Single Family One Acre (SF1A), APN 007-092-12. (Jennifer Pruitt)

G-2(B) VAR-09-065* Action to continue a Variance application from Peak Consulting Engineers (property owner: Ltd Partnership Management Services, LLC) to exceed the 360 foot standard depth limit on lots as part of a Tentative Subdivision Map, on property zoned Single Family One Acre (SF1A), APN 007-092-12. (Jennifer Pruitt)

G-2(C) TSM-09-063 Action to continue a Tentative Subdivision Map application from Peak Consulting Engineers (property owner: Ltd Partnership Management Services, LLC) for a subdivision known as Lakeview Gated Estates, to create 15 single-family residential lots and one open space lot on 60.11 acres of property zoned Single Family One Acre (SF1A), located east of the terminus of Buckskin Road, APN 007-092-12. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: The applicant has requested a continuance of these applications in order to resolve various issues related to the proposed development plan.

H. Public Hearing Matters

The following items are scheduled for a public hearing. The Chairman will read the Agenda listing into the public record. Staff will present a summary of the staff report and recommendations, including any updated information that was received after the date when staff reports were distributed. The Commission will follow with questions of staff. At that time, the Chairman will open the hearing to public testimony. Normally, the applicant and/or their representative are permitted to speak first, followed by Commission questions. This will be followed by the Chairman requesting comments from the public at large. If you wish to speak on a particular item, please limit your comments to three (3) minutes and be as brief and concise as possible so that all who wish to speak, may do so. Do not repeat the position of others who express the same views as yourself. The Chairman has the right to establish time limits for comments and to allow for rebuttal. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item, you must sign the "sign in" sheet on the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda.

H-1 Action to adopt a Resolution recognizing and commending Connie Bisbee for four years of service on the Carson City Planning Commission.

H-2 SUP-09-011* Action to consider a Special Use Permit request from Carson City Public Works, (property owner: State of Nevada) to construct a new Carson City water production well (#50), on property zoned Public (P), located at 7345 Bigelow Drive, APN 010-281-46. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: The Carson City Public Works Department is proposing to drill a new municipal production well located east of Bigelow Drive and south of Race Track Rd. on State of Nevada property. This well will be equipped with a submersible pump, so the only site features that will be visible above ground will be the well head, bollards to avert vehicular traffic, and an equipment cabinet and antenna.

H-3 SUP-09-075* Action to consider a Special Use Permit request from Costco Wholesale for a permanent outside sales and display, on property zoned General Commercial (GC), located at 700 Old Clear Creek Road, APN 009-302-14. (Kathe Green)

Summary: The Special Use Permit would allow permanent outdoor display and sales of merchandise, which exceeds the time limit of 30 days per year for temporary storage as allowed by-right. The proposal is to have merchandise in the overhang area currently used for cart storage.

H-4 VAR-09-071* Action to consider a Variance application from Aurelio Acebedo to vary the required side yard setback for a patio cover, on property zoned Single Family 6000 (SF6), located at 1050 Glacier Drive, APN 010-432-18. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: The applicant is requesting a Variance approval for an existing patio cover structure of 656+ square feet, which was constructed without permits. This Variance request is to reduce the required side setback (southern setback) from nine feet to three feet.

H-5 SUP-09-076* Action to consider a Special Use Permit request from Ed Silsby for accessory structures that exceed 75% of the size of the primary structure and 5% of the lot area, on property zoned Single Family 12000 (SF12), located at 2642 Boyle St., APN 009-041-02. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: A Special Use Permit is required for two reasons: First, for accessory structures with a cumulative square footage that exceeds 75% of the area of the primary single-family dwelling; and second, for accessory structures on lots of 21,000 square feet or larger, where the accessory structures exceed a lot coverage of 5%. The applicant is proposing an accessory structure of 840 square feet in overall size.

H-6 Action to adopt a Resolution recommending to the Board of Supervisors a Proclamation declaring October as Community Planning Month in Carson City.

* Agenda items with an asterisk (*) indicate that final action will be taken unless appealed or otherwise announced. The Planning Commission’s “ACTION” may include either approval, approval with conditions, denial, continuance, or tabling of an item

Appeal of a Planning Commission Item: An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days for the Planning Commissions’ action. For information regarding an appeal of a Planning Commission decision, please contact the Planning Director at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at lplemel@ci.carson-city.nv.us, or via fax at 775-887-2278.

I. Staff Reports (non-action items)

I-1 - Commissioner reports/comments

- Director's report to the Planning Commission. (Lee Plemel)

- Future agenda items.

J. Action on Adjournment

For further information

If you would like more information about the agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item you are interested in at 775-887-2180. The Planning Commission is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance. If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Planning Division in writing at 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite #62, Carson City, Nevada 89706, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible. All written comments that the public wishes to give to the Planning Commission must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m on the day prior to the Commission meeting.

This agenda has been posted at the following locations before 5:00 PM on September 24, 2009.
City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Community Center-Sierra Room, 851 East William Street
Building Division/Permit Center - Northgate Complex, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 6
Development Services, Planning Division, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 62
Dept. of Public Works, Corporate Yard Facility, 3505 Butti Way
This agenda is also available on the Carson City Website at www.carson.org

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