Special Planning Commission: January 11, 2024

Jan 11 2024

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

Fairfax Women's Club - 46 Park Road, Fairfax 94930
January 3, 2024
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Special Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 11, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road
Zoom Webinar 832 3963 0470


This meeting will be held in-person at the Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road, Fairfax, and the 7:00 p.m. 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-2/ 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: 832 3963 0470 or join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83239630470
  • 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 pm 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.


ROLL CALL (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. Consideration for recommendation to the Town Council the following:

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 to implement Program 2-A of the Fairfax Housing Element, to create a workforce housing overlay: 17.012 (Zone Districts Established); 17.092 (CL Limited Commercial Zone); 17.096 (CH Highway Commercial Zone); 17.100 (CC Central Commercial Zone). Adoption of this ordinance has been analyzed as part of the Environmental Impact Report prepared for the 2023-31 Housing Element project.


  1. 79 Wood Lane; Application # 21-17

Hearing/discussion on the project progress for a determination of whether or not the development to date is complying with the conditions of approval placed on the project by the Planning Commission in approving Resolution No 2022-01, ″A Resolution of the Fairfax Planning Commission Conditionally Approving Application No. 21-17 for a Hill Area Residential Development Permit, Design Review Permit, Excavation Permit, and Tree Removal Permit, a Minimum and Combined Side-Yard Setback Variance and a Retaining Wall Height Variance for a Residence at 79 Wood Lane with a detached garage/accessory dwelling unit. A determination of non-compliance may result in modification or revocation of permit #21-17 in accordance with Town Code section 17.024.080 AUTHORITY TO REVOKE OR MODIFY. The Planning Commission may revoke or modify any zoning permit, conditional use permit or other permit on any one or more of the grounds named in this section, after a hearing is held and conducted as provided in Chapter 17.032; APN # 002-062-03; RS-6 Residential Single-family Zone; Coby Friedman, applicant/owner; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15303(a).


There are no discussion items.


There are no minutes to review.




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 “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 or cfoster@townoffairfax.org 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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