Planning Commission Meeting: March 16, 2023
7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club
Fairfax Women's Club - 46 Park Road, Fairfax 94930
Planning Commission Meeting
Public Hearing Agenda
7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2023
This meeting will be held in-person at the Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road, Fairfax, and, consistent with AB 361 during the declared order of emergency, the 7pm meeting is also being held virtually on Zoom. It will be broadcast on Channels 27 and 99, and livestreamed on https://www.townoffairfax.org/watch-live-/ or https://www.cmcm.tv/27
How to participate in the meeting in-person
How to participate in the meeting virtually
Before 3:00 pm on the day of the meeting you may e-mail written comments to the Planning Commission at email@example.com. Comments will be provided to the Commission prior to the meeting and will become part of the meeting record but will not be read out loud.
7:00 PM – CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
The Chair shall maintain order at the meetings in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order and the Commission has the responsibility to be a model of respectful behavior in order to encourage community participation and citizen input at Commission meetings.
The Commission and the audience are expected to refrain from using profane language and/or ridiculing the character or motive of Commission members, staff, or members of the public and to maintain the standards of tolerance and civility.
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
Anyone wishing to address the Commission on matters not on the agenda, but within the jurisdiction of the Commission, must do so by e-mail, in person, or via Zoom in the manner described above. Presentations will be limited to three minutes, or as otherwise established by the Commission Chair.
Conduct: All interested persons are invited to participate in public hearings. In order to give all interested persons an opportunity to be heard and to ensure the presentation of all points of view, members of the audience should: (1) Limit their presentation to three minutes: (2) Provide their comments by e-mail as described above; (3) State their view and concerns succinctly; and (4) Submit any new documents to the Planning Staff, first, directly, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered into the record.
There are no items on the consent calendar.
INTRODUCTION OF CONTRACT PLANNER
Introducing Contract Planner from 4LEAF, Inc., Daniel Hortert, AICP.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
Request for a Hill Area Residential Development Permit, Excavation Permit, Design Review Permit, Tree Removal Permit, Revocable Encroachment Permit, Retaining Wall Height Variance, Combined Side-yard Setback Variance, Combined Front/Rear Setback Variance, and Driveway Width Variance to construct a 2,205 square-foot single-family residence which includes a 485 square-foot attached junior accessory dwelling unit and a 256 square-foot attached, 1-car, garage; Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-123-03; RS-6 Residential Single-family Zone; Ron Kappe, Architects, applicant; Stephen Altman, owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15303(a).
67 Tamalpais Road; 22-29 Plans
2. 22 Wood Lane; Application # 23-05
Request for a Conditional Use Permit to construct a 160 square-foot storage structure on a site developed with a single-family residence; Assessor’s Parcel No. 002-041-13; RS-6 Single-family Residential Zone; Daniel and Lauren Segal, applicants/owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15303(e).
3. 129 Lansdale Avenue; Application # 23-03
Continued consideration of a request for a Design Review Permit and Compact Parking Space and Setback Variances for an interior/exterior residential remodel and site renovation providing additional parking; Assessor’s Parcel No. 002-201-36; RD 5.5-7 Residential Zone; Andrew Davis, Fluid Studios, applicant; Kate MacLaughlin and Sampson Goff, owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(a).
129 Lansdale Avenue; Application # 23-03 Plans
129 Lansdale Avenue; Application # 23-03 Design Review
4. 139 Forrest Avenue; Application # 23-04
Request for a Conditional Use Permit, Revocable Encroachment Permit, Tree Removal Permit, Front Setback Variance and a Minimum/Combined Side Setback Variance for the remodel with minor exterior changes of an existing single-family residence and to construct a two-car garage; Assessor’s Parcel No. 002-192-51; RS-6 Single-family Residential Zone; Kent Matheson, designer/owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e),15303(e), and 15305(a) and (b).
139 Forrest Avenue; Application # 23-04 Plans
Request for a Hill Area Residential Development Permit, Design Review Permit, Revocable Encroachment Permit and Compact Parking Space Variance, Driveway Width Variance, and Minimum and Combined Side-Yard Setback Variance for a 50% remodel/expansion of an existing, 521 square-foot, 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, single-family residence into a 1,318 square- foot, 2-bedroom, 2 ½-bathroom, residence. Project includes legalization and expansion of the unpermitted first floor of the residence and the unpermitted parking along the property frontage; Assessor’s Parcel No. 002-011-31; RS-6 Residential Single-family Zone; Dennis Ludlow, applicant/designer; Lydia Lerrigo, owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e)(1) and 15305(a) and (b).
64 Mtn. View Road; 23-08 Plans
There are no discussion items scheduled for this meeting.
6. Review and approval of minutes from the October 27, 2022 and the January 26, 2023
Planning Commission meetings.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
There will be no Planning Director Report.
Staff reports: Staff reports, and associated materials will be available for public review on the
Town website at www.townoffairfax.org the Saturday before the meeting.
Court Challenges: If you challenge the matter(s) described above in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this Notice, or in written correspondence delivered at, or prior to the above referenced public hearing [Govt. Code section 65009(b)].
If an item is continued to a date certain, it is the responsibility of interested parties to note the new meeting date. Notices will not be sent out for items continued to a specific hearing date.
Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection on the Town’s website at www.townoffairfax.org subject to the staff’s ability to post the documents before the meeting.
Accommodation: If you need accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting due to a disability, please contact the Town Clerk at (415) 453-1584 a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting.
The Final Agenda will be posted on the Friday evening before the hearing at the Fairfax Post Office, the Women’s Club and Town Hall in accordance with Government Code section 54954.2(a)(1). Items shown on this notice may be taken out of order so all interested parties should be at the meeting at 7:00 PM.