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Planning Commission

logo small 24 bit map                        Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda 
                                                                       July 26, 2017

5:30 PM  Chair Paul Coates
Calistoga Community Center  Vice Chair Tim Wilkes
1307 Washington St. Calistoga CA  Commissioner Scott Cooper
   Commissioner Alissa McNair
   Commissioner Walter Abernathy


                                        Printable Agenda     Meeting Video     Approved Minutes 




Public Comments is an opportunity to address the Planning Commission on items of interest to the public that do not appear on the agenda. Comments should be limited to three minutes. The Commission may not take action on items raised during Public Comments. 




    F1. Minutes Approval: Approval of minutes for the June 28, 2017 Planning Commission meeting


    G1. Zoning Code Amendment ZOA 2017-2: Consideration of a recommendation to the City Council regarding a proposed amendment to Calistoga Municipal Code Section 17.41.030, initiated by the City of Calistoga, to require notification to property owners within 300 feet of an administrative residential design review application at least 10 days prior to Planning Director action on the application
    Staff Report
    1. Draft resolution
    2. City Council Staff Report dated June 20, 2017


    H1. In-Lieu Parking Fees: Staff report on historic collection and use of in-lieu parking fees
    Staff Report
    1. Calistoga Municipal Code Section 17.36.110 In-lieu Parking   
    2. In-Lieu Fees Paid Per Property 
    3. City Manager Peter A. Consentini Memo dated November 13, 1996

Location Opportunities for Contractor Storage Yards: Staff report on additional opportunities for contractor storage yards
    Staff Report
    1. Zoning Map




I declare that a copy of this Planning Commission agenda was posted at City Hall,1232 Washington Street, among other locations within the Calistoga city limits, on Friday, July 21, 2017 no later than 4:30 p.m.
Lynn Goldberg, Planning Commission Secretary

REPORTS: Staff reports to the Planning Commission for items on this agenda are available online at For additional information, please call the Planning & Building Department at 707.942.2827.

DECISION:  For applications that require review by the City Council, the Commission’s action is a recommendation to the Council. In cases where no other action is required, the action of the Commission is final unless appealed.
APPEALS:  Anyone who does not agree with the Planning Commission’s decision or the conditions that have been imposed by the Commission in approving an agenda item may appeal the Commission’s action to the City Council.  Appeals must be filed within 10 calendar days from the date of the Commission’s action. Appeals may be limited to those issues raised at the public meeting. For additional information concerning the requirements for filing an appeal, please contact the Planning & Building Department, 1232 Washington Street, Calistoga or call 707.942.2827.
NOTICE: If you challenge the City’s decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Judicial review of any City administrative decision may be heard 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 for litigation, in certain cases 30 days following the date of final decision.
SPECIAL ASSISTANCE:  Each City entity offers public programs, services, and meetings in a manner that is reasonably accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. Each City entity complies with all applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and California law, and does not discriminate against any person with a disability. Wheelchair access to the Community Center and speaker’s microphone is available to all persons.
If any person has a disability and requires information or materials in an appropriate alternative format (or any other reasonable accommodation), or if you need any special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk Department at 942-2807. For TTY/ Speech-to-Speech users, dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service, offering free text-to-speech, speech-to-speech, and Spanish-language services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may also contact the Planning Commission Secretary at for more information.
In making any request for assistance, advance notice to the City forty-eight hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements.
PUBLIC COMMENTS:  Speakers may provide their name and subject of discussion. Presentations to the Commission are generally limited to three minutes. Additional time may be granted by the Commission Chair as appropriate to the scope of the project

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