City Offices will be closed in Observance of Presidents' Day on Monday, February 17, 2020.

City Hall Calendar

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Planning Commission

logo small 24 bit map                                                                Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda 
                                                                                                                     August 14, 2019

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

                                                                                      Posted 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 cannot consider any issues or take action on items raised during Public Comments.




  1. Minutes Approval: Draft minutes for the July 10, 2019 meeting


1.    Dr. Wilkinson’s Hot Springs Resort & Spa Design Review DR 2019-6 and  Use Permit UP 2019-11: Consideration of design review and use permit applications for 3 additional guest rooms, an onsite bar, a walkaway food & beverage venue, and an overall site reconfiguration at an existing resort & spa on a 1.71-acre site at 1507 Lincoln Avenue (APNs 011-092-008, -009, -010, -011, -012, -013, -016, & -017)

Staff Report

Attachment 1- Resolution

Attachment 1 - Exhibit A

Attachment 2

Attachment 3

Attachment 4

Attachment 5

Attachment 6

2.   Calistoga Motor Lodge Design Review DR 2019-3 and Use Permit UP 2019-8: Consideration of design review and use permit applications for 39 additional guest rooms at an existing motel on a 4.94-acre parcel at 1880 Lincoln Avenue (APN 011-050-041)

Staff Report

Attachment 1- Resolution

Attachment 1 - Exhibit A

Attachment 2

Attachment 3




I declare that a copy of this agenda was posted at City Hall, 1232 Washington Street, among other locations within the Calistoga city limits, by Tuesday, August 6, 2019, no later than 4:30 p.m.

Lynn Goldberg

Planning Commission Secretary


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

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 707.942.2830.

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 707.942.2830.

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. If a person with a disability requires information or materials in an appropriate alternative format (or any other reasonable accommodation), or needs any assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Planning Commission Secretary Lynn Goldberg at 707.942.2763 or In making a request for assistance, advance notice to the City 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make suitable arrangements. Wheelchair access to the Community Center and speaker’s microphone is available. For TTY/ Speech-to-Speech users, dial 711 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.


Return to full list >>

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer