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07-30-14 Agenda with Supporting Materials

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NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
CARSON CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014 AT 5:00 P.M.
COMMUNITY CENTER, SIERRA ROOM, 851 EAST WILLIAM STREET
CARSON CITY, NEVADA

 

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.        Public Comments**

 

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Planning Commission, including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

 

C.        For Possible Action:  Approval of the Minutes – June 25, 2014

D.        Modification of Agenda

Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.

E.         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.

 

F.         Public Hearing Matters

F-1  SUP-14-050*  For Possible Action:  To consider a request from Yesco Outdoor Media (property owner: Paul and Yolanda Fischer) for a 5-year review of a previously approved Special Use Permit, SUP-09-054, on property zoned General Industrial (GI), located at 5354 Hwy 50 East, APN 008-384-34.  (Kathe Green)

Summary:  Special Use Permits for billboards are valid for five years and then must be renewed.  The applicant is requesting to continue the existing billboard in the present location.  No changes are proposed to the billboard.

F-2  SUP-14-051*  For Possible Action:  To consider a request from Yesco Outdoor Media (property owner: Western States Storage c/o) for a 5-year review of a previously approved Special Use Permit, SUP-09-074, on property zoned General Commercial (GC), located at 5853 S. Carson St., APN 009-304-06.  (Kathe Green)

Summary:  Special Use Permits for billboards are valid for five years and then must be renewed.  The applicant is requesting to continue the existing billboard in the present location.  No changes are proposed to the billboard.

F-3  SUP-13-022*  For Possible Action:  To accept a one-year review regarding the sign illumination, dimming, and message displays to determine that existing controls are adequate to minimize impacts to surrounding properties from the approved and constructed Community Center message center sign, located at 851 East William Street, APN 002-181-01. (Lee Plemel)

Summary:  The Planning Commission approved the Special Use Permit for the Community Center sign on July 31, 2013, and required that it be reviewed one year from the approval for sign illumination and display. The Parks and Recreation Department obtained approval from the Planning Commission for a sign operational plan and has been operating the sign under those parameters.

F-4  SUP-14-036*  For Possible Action:  To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from Herman Bauer (property owner: Herman Bauer) to allow multi-family dwelling units on property zoned Residential Office (RO), located at 812 N. Division St., APN 001-191-06.  (Susan Dorr Pansky)  Late info

Summary:  This is a request for a Special Use Permit to allow two multi-family buildings consisting of four dwelling units each for a total of eight units with associated site improvements. A Special Use Permit is required for multi-family uses within the Residential Office zoning district.

F-5  MISC-14-046*  For Possible Action:  To consider a request from Jeffrey Fleeman, (property owner: The Flicka Group LLC) to appeal a staff decision regarding termination of the non-conforming mobile home park use at Mountain View Trailer Park, on property zoned Multi-family Apartment (MFA), located at 3769 Reeves St., APN 008-308-01.  (Susan Dorr Pansky)  Late info

Summary:  Planning Division staff determined that the non-conforming mobile home park use on the subject property has been operationally abandoned or discontinued for a period of 12 consecutive months per Carson City Municipal Code, Section 18.04.030(3), Abandonment of Nonconforming Use. The applicant is appealing staff’s decision not to allow the non-conforming use to resume and the Planning Commission may affirm, modify or reverse the decision.

 

F-6  MISC-14-065*  For Possible Action: To elect a Planning Commission Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the term ending in July 2015.

 

* 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 Commission item:  An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days for the Commission’s action. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item on the agenda, you must present your comments at the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or have spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda. For information regarding an appeal of a Commission decision, please contact the Community Development Director at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at lplemel@carson.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.


G.        Staff Reports (non-action items)

 

            G-1       - Director's report to the Commission. (Lee Plemel)

 - Future agenda items.

 - Commissioner reports/comments

H.        Public Comment**

 

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Planning Commission, including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

 

I.          For Possible Action:  For adjournment

 


**  PUBLIC COMMENT:  The Commission will provide at least two public comment periods in compliance with the minimum requirements of the Open Meeting Law prior to adjournment.  In addition, it is Carson City’s aspirational goal to also provide for item-specific public comment as follows:  In order for members of the public to participate in the public body’s consideration of an agenda item, the public is strongly encouraged to comment on an agenda item when called for by the Chair during the item itself.  No action may be taken on a matter raised under public comment unless the item has been specifically included on the agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.  Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic at the discretion of the Chair in order to facilitate the meeting

 

 

 

 


For further information

 

If you would like more information about an agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item in which you are interested at 775-887-2180.  Contact Rea Thompson at 775-887-2180 or planning@carson.org if you would like copies of supporting materials for an agenda item.  Supporting materials for the meeting are available in the Planning Division office located at 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City or at www.carson.org/agendas.  All written comments to the Planning Commission regarding an item must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Commission’s meeting to ensure delivery to the Commission before the meeting.

 

The 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 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City, Nevada  89701, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible.

 

The meeting can be viewed on Charter Cable channel 191 at www.accesscarsoncity.org.

 

 

This agenda has been posted at the following locations before 5:00 PM on July 23, 2014.

 

City Hall, 201 North Carson Street

Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street

Community Center-Sierra Room, 851 East William Street

Planning Division/ Building Division/Permit Center, 108 E. Proctor Street

Dept. of Public Works, Corporate Yard Facility, 3505 Butti Way

 

This agenda is also available on the Carson City Website at www.carson.org/agendas