Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
Location: Albany City Hall - Council Chambers
1000 San Pablo Avenue
Albany, California 94706
Planning & Zoning Meeting: Tuesday, April, 24, 2012, 7:30pm, Albany City Hall - Council Chambers, 1000 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA.
This meeting will include discussion of AT&T wireless facilities located at 1035 San Pablo and University Village Mixed-Use Project.
*** AGENDA ***
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
(Consent Calendar items are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion. By approval of the Consent Calendar, the staff recommendations will be adopted unless otherwise modified by the Commission. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Commission Member or a member of the audience requests removal of the items from the Consent Calendar.)
5. PUBLIC COMMENT
For persons desiring to address the Commission on an item that is not on the agenda please note that each speaker is limited to three (3) minutes. The Brown Act limits the Commission ability to take and/or discuss items that are not on the agenda; therefore, such items are normally referred to staff for comment or to a future agenda.
6. DISCUSSIONS & POSSIBLE ACTION ON MATTERS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. PA08-038: 1035 San Pablo Ave. AT&T Roof Mounted Antennas Conditional Use Permit & Design Review- The applicant is seeking Design Review and Conditional Use Permit approval to allow nine (9) new panel antennas on an existing office building at 1035 San Pablo Ave. The equipment will be housed in new fiberglass enclosures behind the existing parapet wall. The south facing enclosure is approximately 55 sq. ft. and will house six (6) antennas. The north facing enclosure is 20 sq. ft. and will house three (3) antennas. Both enclosures are proposed to shield the antennas from public view. Related equipment is proposed to remain located on the center of the roof, though some equipment has been reduced in size. The application was most recently presented to the Planning & Zoning Commission for action on February 28, 2012 and was continued to a date uncertain. Action is expected to be taken on this application at this hearing.
1. Review the project as it is proposed and include a condition or approval to relocate the equipment into the mechanical equipment room and make findings pursuant to Section 20.20.100 (D) (4) of the Albany Municipal Code.
2. Review the project as it is proposed and make findings to support the project consistent with Section 20.24.080 (C) of the Albany Municipal Code where equipment that is than 6 ft. in height is allowed up to 20% roof coverage.
3. If the Commission moves to deny the application, the hearing must be continued to a date certain so that staff may craft findings of denial for review and action by the Planning & Zoning Commission.
2012-4-24 PZ SR 1035 San Pablo Wireless
Attachment 4 Alternatives Matrix
Attachment_11_a_Correspondence October 2010
Attachment_11_b_Correspondence ARROW Letter 10.26.10
Attachment_11_d_Correspondence received 2.24.12
Attachment_11_e_Correspondence received 2.28.12 and later
Attachment_13_AT&T Attorney Letter 4.18.12
Attachment_14_Meeting Minute Excerpt 1.10.12 PZ Hearing
B. PA 07-100 University Village Zoning Amendments, Planned Unit Development, Density Bonus Application and Draft Development Agreement- The 6.3-acre project site in University Village is located to the northwest and southwest of the Monroe Street/San Pablo Avenue intersection. The applicant seeks approval to construct a new 55,000 sq ft grocery store at the north side of Monroe and a mixed-use retail space and approximately 175 unit senior living project on the south side of Monroe. This public hearing is for the Commission to consider making a recommendation to the City Council regarding a proposed zoning map amendment, planned unit development, development agreement, and an application for Density Bonus to reduce parking requirements, and change in parkland dedication requirements.
2012-04-24 P&Z SR University Village
2012-04-16 UC Village Density Bonus Application
2012-04-24 P&Z Parkland Ordinance
2012-04-24 UC Village Draft DA
2012-04-24 UC Village Draft Reso Density Bonus Final
Recommend to the City Council approval of a Development Agreement, an application for Density Bonus to reduce parking requirements required for senior housing, and amendments to the Municipal Code to reduce parkland dedication required for senior housing.
7. NEW BUSINESS
a. City of Albany Planning and Zoning Update “E-Notification”
b. Update on City Council agenda items related to Planning and Zoning activities.
c. Review of status of major projects and scheduling of upcoming agenda items.
9. FUTURE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA ITEMS
a. Next Planning and Zoning Commission hearing scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
(Staff discussion and Commission member announcement of status of previous agenda items and requests for future agenda items. No public comment will be taken on requests for future agenda items).
As a general policy, the Commission will not begin discussion or consideration of an agenda item after 11:00 pm.
The Commission/Committee/Board agenda is available for public inspection at the Albany Community Center/Library, Fire Department and at Community Development Department offices at 1000 San Pablo Avenue. The agenda and supporting staff reports can be found on our web page at www.albanyca.org.
Please note that if you provide your name and address when speaking before the Commission it will become part of the official public record, which will be posted on the Internet. Agenda related writings or documents provided to a majority of the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the Community Development Department.