Planning Commission Meeting: March 21, 2013
7:00 pm Fairfax Community Center
16 Park Rd, Fairfax 94930
7:00 PM, THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2013
FAIRFAX WOMEN’S CLUB, 46 PARK ROAD, FAIRFAX, CA
CALL TO ORDER
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.
ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR
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, may do so now. Please state the matter on which you wish to speak. Matters not appearing on the Commission’s agenda will not receive action at this meeting but may be referred to staff for a future meeting. Presentations will be limited to three minutes, or as otherwise established by the Commission Chair. Persons are not required to give their name or address, but it is helpful for speakers to state their name for the record and whether or not they are a Fairfax Resident in order that the Secretary may identify them.
- 12 Vista Way; Application # 13-08
Request for a variance of the Minimum and Combined Side Yard Setback and a Use Permit in order to locate a second parking space in the side yard in order to allow conversion of a portion of the existing garage and a home office into a 380 square foot third bedroom, bathroom, and laundry room; Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-261-23; Residential Single-family RS 7.5 Zone; Gisela Hollis, architect/applicant; Edward Scheidelman and Joanna Brook, owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(a) and 15305(a).
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
- 30 Maple Avenue; Application # 13-07
Request for a Use Permit and Fence Height Variance to: a) construct a decorative 7 foot tall entry arbor; b) demolish the existing open carport; and c) construct an enclosed 343 square foot garage, 245 square foot rooftop deck and 73 square foot access stairway and elevated roof area over the stairwell of an single-family residence; Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-204-36; Residential RD 5.5-7 Zone; Laura Kehrlein, architect/applicant; Richard Miller and Karen Belanger, owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(a) and 15303(e).
- 41 Bothin Road; Application # 13-06
Request for a Use Permit and a Combined Front/Rear Setback Variance to construct a 212 square foot addition/remodel onto a 1,587 square foot residence; Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-101-03; Residential Single-family RS 6 Zone; Christopher Fiore, applicant/architect; Mark Fiore and Chelsea Donovan, owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e) and 15305(a).
- Minutes from the February 21, 2013 Planning Commission meeting.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
- Discussion/consideration of a draft Ordinance regulating leaf blowers and/or other gasoline powered landscaping maintenance equipment. Zoning – All residential and commercial zones districts in Town; Direction originates from Town Council Resolution No. 13-3 directing the Commission to include but not be limited to: ordinance effect date, permitted times and days of operation, hardship/exemption considerations and processing, inclusion of other gasoline powered equipment and penalties.
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REQUESTS