10/25/17 Agenda w/ Supporting Materials

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CARSON CITY CONSOLIDATED MUNICIPALITY
NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
PLANNING COMMISSION

Day: Wednesday
Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Community Center, Sierra Room
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada

AGENDA

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 – September 27, 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. Public Hearing Matters

E-1 SUP-17-131*For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from Donald Gurney (property owner: Donald Gurney) to convert an art studio into a guest building, on property zoned Single Family 6000 (SF6), located at 608 Chernus Drive, APN 001-045-13. (Kathe Green)

Summary: The applicant is requesting to convert an existing building currently used as an art studio into a guest building for use by family members. A deed restriction would limit the use to family members and non-paying guests and prohibit it from being used as a secondary rental unit.


E-2 SUP-17-136*
For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from Spear and Phillips LLC (property owner: John Block) to allow the expansion of a non-conforming use, specifically a multi-family residential use, on property zoned Single Family 6000 (SF6) located at 504 Phillips Street, APN 003-243-04. (Hope Sullivan) Late Material

Summary: The subject property currently has four dwellings in the primary building. The applicant is requesting to change the configuration of the dwellings to have three dwellings in the primary building, and convert the existing storage area above the garage to a 765 square foot dwelling for the fourth unit. As the use was lawfully established and multi-family residential uses are not permitted in the SF6 zoning district, the use is considered a non-conforming use. Per the provisions of CCMC 18.04.030, a non-conforming use may only be expanded by Special Use Permit.

E-3 SUP-17-132*For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from Kent Skogerson (property owner: Kent Skogerson) to allow a Multi-Family Residential use, on property zoned Residential Office (RO), located at 550 W Washington Street, APN 001-201-24. (Hope Sullivan)

Summary: The applicant is requesting to convert the existing office building into five multi-family dwellings with minimal exterior alterations on a 0.34 acre site. Multi-Family dwellings are a conditional use in the RO zoning district, and allowed subject to the approval of a Special Use Permit.

E-4 ZCA-16-199 REVISED For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an ordinance amending Title 18, Zoning, Chapter 18.03, Definitions, Section 18.03.010 words and terms defined, to modify the definition of “Dwelling, Single-Family” and the definition of “Single-Family Dwelling”, and other matters properly related thereto.

Summary: The Planning Commission considered this Ordinance at its meeting of February 22, 2017. The Ordinance was not presented to the Board of Supervisors as the Nevada Legislature was considering a modification to the definition of “Single Family Residence.” The proposed language will create consistency with Senate Bill 477 enacted during the 2017 Nevada Legislative Session.

E-5 ZCA-17-157For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an Ordinance amending Title 18, Zoning, Chapter 18.05, General Provisions, Section 18.05.080, to revise the standards of “Wind Energy Conversion Systems;” and providing other matters properly related thereto.

Summary: The intent of this Ordinance is to modify the standards applied to Wind Energy Conversion Systems for consistency with Senate Bill 314 enacted during the 2017 Nevada Legislative Session.


*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.
F. Staff Reports (non-action items)

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

G. 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.

H. 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 Krysten Haemel 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