03/29/17 Agenda w/ Supporting Materials

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NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
CARSON CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017 AT 5:00 PM

COMMUNITY CENTER, 851 EAST WILLIAM STREET, SIERRA ROOM
CARSON CITY, NEVADA


Items scheduled at a specific time cannot be heard earlier than at the scheduled
time per the Nevada Open Meeting Law Requirements. A dinner recess may be
taken. If a dinner recess is taken, any unfinished business will be heard after the
meeting is resumed.


A. Roll Call, Determination of a Quorum and Pledge of Allegiance


B. Public Comment**

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Planning Commission, including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

C. For Possible Action: Approval of the Minutes – February 22, 2017

D. Modification of Agenda

Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.

E. Disclosures


Any member of the Commission may wish to explain any contact with an applicant or the public regarding an item on the agenda or business of the Commission.

F. Public Hearing Matters

F-1 SUP-17-012* For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from Philip Stewart (property owner: South Carson Lands, LLC) to allow a hotel on property split-zoned Multi-Family Apartment (MFA) and General Commercial (GC) where the use is allowed in only one of the zoning districts, and to allow an increase in the permitted building height from 45 feet to 55 feet, located at 4040 S. Curry Street, APN 009-151-61. (Kathe Green) Late Material a. Late Material b. Late Material c.

Summary: The applicant is proposing a four story hotel. The use is allowed in the General Commercial zoning district but the site is split zoned, requiring Special Use Permit review and approval for the use in the portion of the site in the Multi-Family Apartment zoning district. The maximum height allowed in both zoning districts is 45 feet. The applicant is proposing an overall height for the hotel of 55 feet.

F-2 SUP-17-013* For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from WSCC, Inc. (property owner: WSCC Property LLC) to allow a Medical Marijuana Establishment (MME) production facility on property zoned General Industrial (GI), located at 3493 Arrowhead Drive, APN 005-052-03. (Hope Sullivan) Late Material

Summary: The applicant is seeking to use an existing building on a 1.35 acre site for purposes of a medical marijuana production facility. Half of the building, or 10,150 square feet, will be used for the production facility. MME “production” includes the production of edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products and a production facility acquires, possesses, manufactures, delivers, transfers, transports, supplies, or sells edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products to medical marijuana dispensaries.

F-3 SUP-17-014*
For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from WSCC, Inc. (property owner: WSCC Property LLC) to allow a Medical Marijuana Establishment (MME) cultivation facility on property zoned General Industrial (GI), located at 3493 Arrowhead Drive, APN 005-052-03. (Hope Sullivan) Late Material

Summary: The applicant is seeking to use an existing building on a 1.35 acre site for purposes of a medical marijuana cultivation facility. Half of the building, or 10,150 square feet, will be used for the cultivation facility. A MME “cultivation” facility acquires, possesses, cultivates, delivers, transfers, transports, supplies, or sells marijuana and related supplies to medical marijuana dispensaries, medical marijuana production facilities, or other medical marijuana cultivation facilities.

F-4 ZCA-17-024 For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an ordinance amending Title 18, Zoning, Chapter 18.16, Development Standards, Division 1, Land Use and Site Design, Section 1.17, Multi-Family Apartment Development Standards, and Section 1.18, Residential Development Standards in Non-Residential Districts, to clarify that when development in the Multi-Family Apartment zoning district or in a non-residential zoning district is for single family residential, common open space is not required. (Hope Sullivan)

Summary: Section 1.17 of the Development Standards establishes the minimum design and development requirements associated with development in the Multi-Family Apartment zoning district. Section 1.18 of the Development Standards establishes the minimum design and development requirements associated with residential development in non-residential zoning districts. Each of these sections establishes provisions requiring the creation of common open space. Single family residential developments frequently provide only private open space. The proposed amendment clarifies that a single family residential development in either the Multi-Family Apartment zoning district or in a non-residential zoning district is not required to provide common open space.

F-5 ZCA-17-025
For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an ordinance amending Title 18, Zoning, Chapter 18.02, Administrative Provisions, to add a new section concerning the provision of reasonable accommodations which is consistent with the Federal Fair Housing Act. (Hope Sullivan)

Summary: The proposed amendment provides that the City will consider a request for a reasonable accommodation under certain circumstances and in a manner which is consistent with federal law and regulations. If adopted, the proposed amendment would require such requests to be submitted to the Community Development Director and treated as administrative decisions.


*Agenda items with an asterisk (*) indicate that final action will be taken unless appealed or otherwise announced. The Planning Commission’s “ACTION” may include either approval, approval with conditions, denial, continuance, or tabling of an item.

Appeal of a Commission item: An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days for the Commission’s action. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item on the agenda, you must present your comments at the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or have spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda. For information regarding an appeal of a Commission decision, please contact Lee Plemel, Community Development Director, at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at lplemel@carson.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.


G. Staff Reports (non-action items)

      G-1    - Director's report to the Commission. (Lee Plemel)
                 - Future agenda items.
                 - Commissioner reports/comments.

 

H. Public Comment**

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Planning Commission including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

I. For Possible Action: Adjournment


** PUBLIC COMMENT: The Commission will provide at least two public comment periods in compliance with the minimum requirements of the Open Meeting Law prior to adjournment. In addition, it is Carson City’s aspirational goal to also provide for item-specific public comment as follows: In order for members of the public to participate in the public body’s consideration of an agenda item, the public is strongly encouraged to comment on an agenda item when called for by the Chair during the item itself. No action may be taken on a matter raised under public comment unless the item has been specifically included on the agenda as an item upon which action may be taken. Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic at the discretion of the Chair in order to facilitate the meeting.


  For Further Information

 

If you would like more information about an agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item in which you are interested at 775-887-2180. Contact Rea Thompson at 775-887-2180 or planning@carson.org if you would like copies of supporting materials for an agenda item. Supporting materials for the meeting are available in the Planning Division office located at 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City or at www.carson.org/agendas. All written comments to the Planning Commission regarding an item must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Commission’s meeting to ensure delivery to the Commission before the meeting.

The Commission is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance. If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Planning Division in writing at 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City, Nevada 89701, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible.

This agenda has been posted at the following locations:
City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Community Center-Sierra Room, 851 East William Street
Community Development Department, 108 E. Proctor Street
Dept. of Public Works, Corporate Yard Facility, 3505 Butti Way

This agenda is also available on the Carson City Website at www.carson.org/agenda
State Website - https://notice.nv.gov