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PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
December 3, 2014
6:00 p.m.
TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS
94 ASHFIELD ROAD
ATHERTON, CALIFORNIA
REGULAR MEETING

1. ROLL CALL

Planning Commissioners: Lively, Lane, Widmer, Tonelli, Grindley
Staff: Jen Larson, Lisa Costa Sanders, Laura Russell

2. PUBLIC COMMENTS (only for items, which are not on the agenda - limit of 3 minutes per person)

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 16, 2014 and September 24, 2014

4. NEW BUSINESS

5. Adoption of the 2015 Planning Commission Meeting Calendar

6. Menlo College – 1000 El Camino Real – Annual Master Plan Update for 2014

Recommendation: Accept the Report for filing

PUBLIC HEARINGS

7. Special Structures Permit- 327 Stockbridge (APN 070-011-050) – Request for a Special Structures Permit for a basement under an accessory building. Atherton Municipal Code Chapters 17.15, 17.40 and 17.44.

Recommendation: Approve the Special Structures Permit

8.   Special Structures Permit – 180 Greenoaks (APN 061-113-010) – Request for a Special Structure Permit to allow a basement to extend beyond the footprint of the main residence. Atherton Municipal Code Chapters 17.15 and 17.44.

Recommendation: Approve the Special Structures Permit

9. Special Structure Permits, Heritage Tree Removal Permit and Lot Line Redesignation – 279 Park Lane (APN 070-342-260 and 070-342-220) – Request for a Special Structure Permit to allow an accessory building at the front setback, Special Structure Permit to allow a basement under an accessory building, Heritage Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of two heritage redwood trees and a Lot Line Redesignation to designate the west side of the property as the front yard. Municipal Code Sections 8.10, 17.15, 17.20, 17.40 and 17.44.

Recommendation: Approve the Special Structure Permits, Heritage Tree Removal Permit and Lot Line Redesignation.

11. Variance – 116 Atherton Avenue (APN 070-080-200). Request for a Variance to the required rear yard setback for an addition to the main residence. Atherton Municipal Code Section 17.16

Recommendation: Deny the Variance

12. COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

13. STAFF REPORTS

14. ADJOURN

The next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for January 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision becomes final. Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.

Copies of all staff reports and documents subject to disclosure that relate to each item of business referred to on the agenda are available for public inspection by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before each regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting at the Atherton Library, 2 Dinklespiel, Station Lane, and the Town Administrative Offices, 91 Ashfield Road, Atherton, CA 94027.

In compliance with SB 343, materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Town Administrative Offices, 91 Ashfield Road, during normal business hours.

Planning Commission decisions are appealable by any aggrieved person to the City Council within 10 days of the date of the decision.


Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (650) 752-0500. Notification of 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (29 CRF 35.104 ADA Title II)