Planning Commission Meeting: May 20, 2021
TOWN OF FAIRFAX
THE PLANNING COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
7:00 PM, THURSDAY MAY 20, 2021
VIA TELECONFERENCE ONLY
Cable TV Channels 27 and 99
Consistent with State of California Executive Order Nos. N-25-20 and N-29-20 there will be no in-person physical meeting location. The public will be able to view the meeting as follows:
- https://cmcm.tv (https://cmcm.tv/27)
- Zoom: click on the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84270521962
Zoom telephone call in: 1 669 900 6833 or 1 346 248 7799
Webinar ID: 842 7052 1962
Members of the public may provide public comment during the meeting using ONE of the following options:
- On Zoom, select the Raise Hand function during the public comment time and you will be unmuted when it is your turn.
- If you are calling in, press *9 during the public comment time to raise your hand and *6 to be unmuted to speak.
Prior to 3:00 PM on the day of the meeting, members of the public may submit written comments to the Planning Commission. If comments are received after the circulation of the Commission meeting packet, but prior to the meeting, they will be sent to the Planning Commission and will be part of the meeting record but will not be read aloud.
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.
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMSAnyone wishing to address the Commission on matters not on the agenda, but within the jurisdiction of the Commission, must do so by e-mail or in person 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 presentation to three minutes; (2) Provide their comments by e-mail as described above; (3) State view and concerns succinctly; and (4) Submit any new documents to the Planning Staff, first, via e-mail to be entered into the record.
Ceremonial swearing in of Robert Jansen, the new Planning Commissioner appointed by the Fairfax Town Council on May 5, 2021.
There are no items scheduled for the consent calendar.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
- 150 Madrone Rd.; Application # 21-06
Request for a Use Permit and a Front Yard Setback Variance to construct a 141 sq. ft. storage room addition to an existing 2,877 sq. ft. single family residence; APN 003-164-06; Residential Single-family RS 6 Zone; Surane Gunasekara, designer; Brian Fleischer, owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e).
- 85 Bolinas Rd.; Application # 21-07
Request for a sign permit for a free-standing, business directory sign for the Commercial Building at 85 Bolinas Rd.; APN 002-122-47; Central Commercial Zone; Bob Sanders, applicant; Harry Hunt, Bolinas Partners LLC, owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15311(a).
- 500 Bolinas Rd.; Application # 21-08
Request for a Use Permit and a Tree Removal Permit to repair/reconfigure/expand an existing 1,763 sq. ft. wrap around deck around an existing single-family residence into a 2,488 sq. ft. wrap around deck; APN 002-051-03; Residential Single-family RS 6 Zone; Brian Farnsworth, architect; Jamie Taylor/Linda Anderson, owners; CEQA categorically exempt., 15301(e)(1).
- 403 Cascade Dr.; Application # 21-10
Request for a Use Permit and Design Review for a new 2 story, 1,745 square-foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, single-family residence with an attached, 467 square-foot, two car garage. The residence/garage will replace an existing residence on the site. APN 003-044-10; Residential Single Family RS-6 Zone; Daniel Thompson owner/applicant; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e)(1).
- 139 Forrest Ave.; Application # 21-09
Request for a Use Permit to remodel an existing 1,326 sq. ft., 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2- bathroom single-family residence to correct dangerous electrical/plumbing resulting from deferred structure maintenance and to relocate the first floor bathroom to construction a laundry/storage area (no increase in square footage); APN # 002-192-51; Residential Single-family RS 6 Zone; Kent Matheson, applicant/owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(a).
- 204 Scenic Rd.; Application # 21-11
Request for a Use Permit to construct a 63 square foot expansion of an existing approximately 1,150 sf. ft. single-family residence to replace an existing non-building code compliant interior stairway with a code compliant stairway and to construct a partition wall and adjacent hallway area to provide for an existing bedroom; APN # 001-025-06; Residential Single-family RS 6 Zone; Lindsay and Eric Bolter, applicants/owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e)(1).
- Housing Element and Objective Design and Development Standards status update.
- Minutes from the March 18, 2021 and April 15, 2021 Commission meetings.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REQUESTS