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PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA 
April 28, 2021
 6:00 p.m.
REGULAR MEETING

THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD VIRTUALLY

This meeting is compliant with the Governors Executive Order N-25-20 issued on March 4, 2020 allowing for deviation of teleconference rules required by the Brown Act. The purpose of this is to provide the safest environment for staff and the public while allowing for public participation. The meeting will be held by tele or video conferencing. The public may participate via Zoom Meeting.


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1.ROLL CALL 


Planning Commissioners: Eric Lane, Paul Tonelli, Randy Lamb, Nancy Lerner, Perry Narancic

 Staff: Stephanie B. Davis (Principal Planner), Jacob Garcia (Associate Planner), Sally Bentz- Dalton (Town Arborist)


2.         PUBLIC COMMENTS (only for items, which are not on the agenda - limit of 3 minutes per person)


3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES –  December 28, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting, and the January 27, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting.

4.         PUBLIC HEARING

  1.  Special Structures Permit (SSP) – 207 Atherton Avenue, Atherton (APN 070-191-120)  Request for a Special Structures Permit to allow the location of a detached accessory building to have the same front yard setback as the main dwelling.  Atherton Municipal Code Chapters 17.15, 17.32, and 17.40.

    Recommendation: Approve the Special Structures Permit.

  2.  Special Structures Permit (SSP) -  234 Park Lane, Atherton (APN 070-330-120) – Request for a Special Structures Permit to allow for a section of a proposed main residence basement to extend beyond the footprint of the first floor. Atherton Municipal Code Chapters 17.15, 17.32, and 17.44.

    Recommendation: Approve the Special Structures Permit.

  3. Heritage Tree Removal Permit (HTR) – 24 Hawthorne Drive, Atherton (APN 061-133-020) – Request for a Heritage Tree Removal Permit  to allow the removal of one (1) heritage oak tree.   Atherton Municipal Code Chapter 8.10.

    Recommendation: Approve the Heritage Tree Removal Permit.

  4. Tree Protection Zone Exception (TPZ) – 4 Basset Lane, Atherton (APN 061-350-160) – Request for a Tree Protection Zone exception  associated with five (5) heritage trees to remain from a TPZ of 10 times (10x) the trees diameter to three – seven and a half (3x – 7.5x) times the trees diameter.  Atherton Municipal Code Chapter 8.10.

    Recommendation: Approve the Tree Protection Zone Exception.

  5. Heritage Tree Removal Permit (HTR) and Tree Protection Zone Exception (TPZ) – 133 Burns Avenue, Atherton (APN 060-231-080) – Request for a Heritage Tree Removal Permit to allow for the removal of one (1) heritage oak tree and a Tree Protection Zone exception associated with three (3) heritage trees to remain from a TPZ of 10 times (10x) the trees diameter to five to seven times (5x-7x) times the trees diameter.  Atherton Municipal Code Chapter 8.10.

    Recommendation: Deny the Heritage Tree Removal Permit and Approve the Tree Protection Zone Exception.


5.   STAFF REPORTS

6.     COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS

7.         ADJOURN

If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing.  Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision becomes final.  Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.

 

Planning Commission decisions are appealable by any aggrieved person to the City Council within 10 days of the date of the decision.

 

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