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PLANNING COMMISSION
Joint Study Session with the Architectural Advisory Committee

CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California
www.palmspringsca.gov

AGENDA
 
Wednesday
February 27, 2019 
 
             
11:00 AM Study Session
1:30 PM Regular Meeting


Dennis Woods, Chair
 Peter Moruzzi, Vice Chair
Doug Donenfeld
Grace Garner
Michael Hirschbein
Doug Hudson
Maria Song
Staff Liaisons:
Flinn Fagg, AICP, Director of Planning Services
Jim Priest, Attorney
Terri Hintz, Planning Administrative Coordinator
Glenn Mlaker, AICP, Associate Planner

Rick Minjares, Engineering Associate
David Newell, AICP, Associate Planner

Pursuant to the Government Code Section 54957.5(b)(2) the designated office for inspection of public records in connection with the meeting is the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way. Complete Agenda Packets are available for public inspection at: City Hall, Office of the City Clerk. Agenda and staff reports are available on the City’s website: www.palmspringsca.gov. If you would like additional information on any item appearing on this agenda, please contact the Planning Department at (760) 323-8245. 
 
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Planning Commission regular meetings are webcast live on the City's website: www.palmspringsca.gov and PSCTV Channel 17. Meetings are re-broadcast (following the meeting) on Wednesday at 1:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm.
 
             
11:00 AM STUDY SESSION
Joint Meeting with the Architectural Advisory Committee
(Large Conference Room)
 
CALL TO ORDER:
 
ROLL CALL:
 
PUBLIC COMMENT:  Three (3) minutes are allowed for each speaker.
  
          1.       ORIENTATION FOR NEW MEMBERS AND REVIEW OF PROCESS FOR LAND USE ENTITLEMENTS.
 
 ADJOURNMENT:  The Architectural Advisory Committee will adjourn to their next regular meeting at 3:00 pm, Monday, March 4, 2019, Large Conference Room, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
 
ADJOURNMENT:  The Planning Commission will adjourn to their regular meeting at 1:30 pm, Wednesday, February 27, 2019, Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
 
 
 
1:30 PM REGULAR MEETING
(Council Chamber)
 
CALL TO ORDER:
 
ROLL CALL:
 
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, February 21, 2019.
 
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 COMMENT: 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.   MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO WOULD LIKE TO COMMENT ON ITEMS #1A AND #4A ARE DIRECTED TO COMMENT UNDER THIS PORTION OF THE AGENDA.
 
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.
 
A.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  JANUARY 9, 2019
RECOMMENDATION:  
Approve.
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EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR:  Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
 
2.   PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
A.   SONS OF ITALY ON BEHALF OF DOLLY SINATRA LODGE NO. 2400 TO RE-ESTABLISH A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO  OPERATE A MEETING HALL WITHIN THE EXISTING BUILDING LOCATED AT 1700 NORTH SAHARA ROAD, ZONE P, SECTION 1 (CASE 5.0707 CUP).  (DN) (CONTINUED FROM february 13, 2019 MEETING.)
RECOMMENDATION:  Approve, subject to conditions.
 
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B.   MICHAEL HOFFMAN, OWNER OF THE SHELL SERVICE STATION REQUESTING APPROVAL OF A SIGN VARIANCE FOR THE ILLUMINATION OF A RED BAND ON ALL SIDES OF AN EXISTING FUEL ISLAND CANOPY EXCEEDING THE ALLOWABLE SIGN AREA FOR AN AUTOMOBILE SERVICE STATION LOCATED AT 4875 EAST RAMON ROAD, ZONE M-1 (CASE 8.261 SIGN VAR). (GM)
RECOMMENDATION:  Approve, subject to conditions.
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3.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  None.
 
4.   NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FOR AN INITIATION OF A CHANGE OF ZONE AT FOUR LOCATIONS: (1) CITY-OWNED PROPERTY ZONED “CU” AT 190 WEST SUNNY DUNES ROAD, (2) CITY-OWNED PROPERTY ZONED “CU” LOCATED SOUTHWEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH INDIAN CANYON DRIVE AND STEVENS ROAD, (3) PRIVATELY-OWNED PROPERTY ZONED “CU” AT 342 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, AND (4) PRIVATELY-OWNED PROPERTY ZONED “P” LOCATED nORTHWEST OF CERRITOS ROAD AND SAHARA ROAD (CASE 5.1467 COZ).  (DN)
RECOMMENDATION:  Motion to initiate change of zone proceedings and direct staff as appropriate.
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PLANNING COMMISSION REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMENTS: Brief general comments and/or other issues of concern from members of the Planning Commission.
 
CITY COUNCIL LIAISON REPORT:
 
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT: Update the Planning Commission on important items.
 
ADJOURNMENT: The Planning Commission will adjourn to 1:30 pm, Wednesday, March 13, 2019, City Hall, Council Chamber, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California.
 

    

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