Special Planning Commission: December 14, 2023

Dec 14 2023

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

Fairfax Women's Club - 46 Park Road, Fairfax 94930
December 1, 2023
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Special Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, December 14, 2023, 7:00 p.m.
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road
Zoom Webinar 836 6532 1093

Advisory Notice

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 virtually

  • Join the Zoom webinar and use the “raise hand” feature to provide verbal public comment.
  • On Zoom: Webinar ID: 836 6532 1093 or join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83665321093
  • By telephone: 1 (669) 900 6833 or 1 (346) 248-7799 and use Webinar ID above. If you receive a busy signal, call +1 (346) 248-7799 (Press *67 before dialing to hide your phone number). To speak during the public comment time press *9 and you will be added to the queue and unmuted when it is your turn to speak.

Before 2:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting you may e-mail written comments to the Planning Commission at lneal@townoffairfax.org. 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.


(Commissioner Newton will participate via teleconferencing from 16 Ledge Rd. #72, Blue Hill, Maine, 04614)




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.

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 lneal@townoffairfax.org to be entered into the record.


There are no items on the consent calendar.


1. 114 Mono Avenue; Application # 23-33

Request for a Conditional Use Permit, Design Review Permit, and Variances for a 50 percent remodel and approximately 460 square foot addition to a single-family residence, reconstruction of the garage, and site improvements; APN 002-125-03; RD 5.5-7 Zone; CDG Architecture, applicant; Justin Semion and Jayme Mogen, owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § § 15301(a), 15301(e)(1), 15303(e), 15304(b), and 15305(a).

2. 38 Tamalpais Road; Application # 23-34

Request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a 264 square-foot remodel/addition to a single-family residence; APN # 001-122-16; RD 5.5-7 Zone; Joseph Hewlings, applicant/owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301(e)(1).

3. 339 Cypress Drive; Application # 23-35

Request for a Conditional Use Permit for two detached decks providing approximately 257 square-feet of deck area under construction adjacent to an existing single-family residence; APN # 003-131-49; RS-6 Single-family Zone; Bruce McCurdy, applicant; Tess and Jesse Posner, Owners; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15303(e).

4. Consideration for recommendation to the Town Council zoning amendments to implement Program 2-D (Standards for Low Impact Clustered Residential Development on Large Sites) of the Housing Element:

A resolution of the Fairfax Planning Commission recommending the Town Council adopt an ordinance to amend the following chapters of Title 17 (Zoning) of the Fairfax Municipal Code: 17.060 (Ridgeline Development); 17.072 (Hill Area Residential Development Overlay Zone); 17.124 (UR Upland Residential Zone). Adoption of this ordinance has been analyzed as part of the Environmental Impact Report prepared for the 2023-31 Housing Element project.



5. Study Session: Zoning Amendments for Workforce Housing Overlay (WHO) Planning Commissioner Training Opportunities



6. Minutes from the November 29, 2023, Planning Commission meeting




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.

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