Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting - Rescheduled FROM 6/26/12
6/27/2012 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
*** PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE ***
Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 7:30pm
Albany City Hall - Council Chambers, 1000 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA
This Meeting include discussion of Design Review of 920 Masonic, Design Review of 812 Ramona (continue to July 24), Zoning Map Amendment, Planned Unit Development, Development Agreement, and an application for Density Bonus to reduce parking requirements, and change in Parkland Dedication requirements for University Village Mixed-Use project at 1030-1130 San Pablo Ave.
*** AGENDA ***
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
(Consent Calendar items are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion. By approval of the Consent Calendar, the staff recommendations will be adopted unless otherwise modified by the Commission. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Commission Member or a member of the audience requests removal of the items from the Consent Calendar.)
A. Meeting Minutes from March 13, 2012
B. Meeting Minutes from March 27, 2012
C. PA 12-025: 920 Masonic Accessory Building Design Review - The applicant is seeking design review approval of a new accessory structure located in the rear yard of 920 Masonic. There is an existing single-car garage which is proposed to be demolished. The lot is 5,000 sq. ft. in area. The new accessory structure is proposed to be 516 sq. ft. in area and will contain one covered off-street parking space and new storage area. This proposal results in 24% rear yard lot coverage. The new building will be 10’8” in height and will be clad in fiber cement siding. The roof will be clad with composition shingle. The existing color scheme on the garage will be employed on the new garage and includes gray paint, red trim, and green window trim.
Recommendation: Approve with project conditions.
2012-6-27 PZ SR 920 Masonic
Attachment 4 920 Masonic Project Plans
Attachment 4 Project Application
Attachment 5 Neighbor Letter of Support
D. PA 12-023: 812 Ramona 1st & 2nd Story Addition Design Review - The applicant is seeking design review approval for a new 1st and 2nd story addition to the home at 812 Ramona. The existing home has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath and is 1,129 sq. ft. on a 5,000 sq. ft. lot. The applicant would like to add 659 sq. ft. to the first floor creating an expanded living room, dining room, and a new second bath. The second floor is proposed to be 976 sq. ft. and will include two new bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a bonus room. This results in a four bedroom, four bath home. The building height is proposed to be 21’8”. One parking space will be provided in the garage and an uncovered parking space is proposed adjacent to the garage. The current home is a single story Arts & Crafts appearance and the proposed design is Neo-Mediterranean.
Recommendation: Continue to a date certain of July 24, 2012 at the request of the applicant.
2012-6-27 P&Z 812 Ramona Notice to Continue
5. PUBLIC COMMENT
For persons desiring to address the Commission on an item that is not on the agenda please note that each speaker is limited to three (3) minutes. The Brown Act limits the Commission ability to take and/or discuss items that are not on the agenda; therefore, such items are normally referred to staff for comment or to a future agenda.
6. DISCUSSIONS & POSSIBLE ACTION ON MATTERS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. PA 07-100 University Village Mixed Use Development 1030-1130 San Pablo Avenue (corner of San Pablo Avenue and Monroe Street) - The 6.3-acre project site in University Village is located to the northwest and southwest of the Monroe Street/San Pablo Avenue intersection. The applicant seeks approval to construct a new 55,000 sq ft grocery store at the north side of Monroe and a mixed-use retail space and approximately 175 unit senior living project on the south side of Monroe. This public hearing is for the Commission to consider making a recommendation to the City Council regarding a proposed zoning map amendment, planned unit development, development agreement, and an application for Density Bonus to reduce parking requirements, and change in parkland dedication requirements.
Recommendation: Forward a recommendation to the City Council approving an application for Density Bonus to reduce parking requirements required for senior housing, and amendments to the Municipal Code to reduce parkland dedication required for senior housing.
2012-06-27 P&Z SR University Village
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 1 Oct 17 2011 SR
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 2 Jan 172012 SR
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 3 Density Bonus Application
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 4 Reso Density Bonus
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 5 P&Z Parkland Ordinance
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 6 Draft DA
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 7 UC Correspondence Urban Ag
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 8 UC EH&S FAQ
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 9 Clay Larson June 8, 2012
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 10 Clay Larson April 24, 2012
2012-06-27 UC Village Attach 11 Density Bonus - Parking Concession Request
2012-06-27 Attach 11a Parking Requirements for Other Bay Area Municipalities
7. NEW BUSINESS
a. Update on City Council agenda items related to Planning and Zoning activities.
b. Review of status of major projects and scheduling of upcoming agenda items.
9. FUTURE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA ITEMS
a. Next Planning and Zoning Commission hearing scheduled for Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
(Staff discussion and Commission member announcement of status of previous agenda items and requests for future agenda items. No public comment will be taken on requests for future agenda items).
As a general policy, the Commission will not begin discussion or consideration of an agenda item after 11:00 pm.
The Commission/Committee/Board agenda is available for public inspection at the Albany Community Center/Library, Fire Department and at Community Development Department offices at 1000 San Pablo Avenue. The agenda and supporting staff reports can be found on our web page at www.albanyca.org.
Please note that if you provide your name and address when speaking before the Commission it will become part of the official public record, which will be posted on the Internet. Agenda related writings or documents provided to a majority of the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the Community Development Department.
PZ Minutes - 2012-06-27