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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/9/2023 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Published agenda: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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23-659 1D.1 Consent ItemSUBJECT: Planning Commission Minutes of July 5, 2023 ACTION: Approving and filing the Planning Commission Minutes of July 5, 2023approvedPass Action details Not available
23-642 1E.1 Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Conditional Use Permit #1272, initiated by Paramjeet Singh, on behalf of Encina Investment Group Mainplace Merced, LLC, property owner. This application involves a request for alcohol sales (beer, wine, and distilled spirits) for off-site consumption for a new convenience market at 429 W. Main Street, generally located on the north side of Main Street, approximately 75 feet east of Canal Street, with a General Plan designation of Regional/Community Commercial (RC), and a Zoning classification of Central Commercial (C-C) *CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING* ACTION: Approve/Disapprove/Modify 1) Environmental Review #23-18 (Categorical Exemption) 2) Conditional Use Permit #1272 SUMMARY Paramjeet Singh is requesting approval to sell beer, wine, and distilled spirits for off-site consumption (Type 21 Alcoholic Beverage Control License) for a new convenience market located at 429 W. Main Street. A conditional use permit is required to approve the sale of alcohol for off-site consumption for buildings under 20,000 square feet per Merced Municipal Code Section 20.44.010 - Alcoholic Bever   Action details Video Video
23-619 1E.2 Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Certificate for Alteration #23-01 and Minor Use Permit #23-09 initiated by Melinda Stewart Wilbur, on behalf of Bear Creek Inn, LLC, property owner. The request for the Hooper House (Historic Preservation file #88-01) is to allow the installation of a 7-foot-tall wrought iron security fence around the perimeter of the property located at 575 W. North Bear Creek Drive. The property is generally located on the northeast corner of M Street and North Bear Creek Drive with a Low-Density (LD) Residential General Plan Designation, within a Zoning classification of Residential Planned Development (RP-D) #13. **PUBLIC HEARING** ACTION: Approve/Disapprove/Modify 1) Environmental Review #23-23 (Categorical Exemption) 2) Certificate for Alteration #23-01 3) Minor Use Permit #23-09 SUMMARY This application is to modify a property considered to be a historic resource by installing a supplemental fence around its perimeter that will encroach into an exterior yard at the southwest corner of the property; the main use for the fence is for security. No change to the current operations approvedPass Action details Video Video
23-647 1E.3 Consent ItemSUBJECT: Zoning Ordinance Amendment #23-02, initiated by the City of Merced, involves various changes to the Merced Zoning Ordinance (Title 20 of the Merced Municipal Code) which would add Section 20.08.060 (Small House, Small Lots), modify the existing Chapter 20.42 (Accessory Dwelling Units) and Chapter 20.56 (Density Bonus) to comply with current State law and modify Merced Zoning Ordinance Sections 20.08-1 (Permitted Land Uses in the Residential Zoning Districts) and Section 20.90.020 (Definitions). **PUBLIC HEARING** ACTION: PLANNING COMMISSION: Recommendation to City Council Environmental Review #23-24 (General Rule Exemption) Zoning Ordinance Amendment #23-02 CITY COUNCIL: Approve/Disapprove/Modify Environmental Review #23-24 (General Rule Exemption) Zoning Ordinance Amendment #23-02 SUMMARY The Merced City Council and the City of Merced have identified housing as a main priority and recently adopted Pro-housing Policies and are working towards a State Pro-housing Designation. To address the City's Pro-housing strategy, updates to the City's Zoning Ordinance have been proporecommended for approvalPass Action details Video Video
23-658 1E.4 Business ItemSUBJECT: Cancellation of August 23, 2023, Planning Commission Meeting due to lack of items ACTION: Cancel the Planning Commission Meeting of August 23, 2023approvedPass Action details Video Video
23-661 1F.1 Business ItemSUBJECT: Report by Director of Development Services of Upcoming Agenda Items ACTION Information only.   Action details Video Video
23-662 1F.2 Business ItemSUBJECT: Calendar of Meetings/Events August|99|City Council, 6:00 p.m. 9 Planning Commission, 7:00 p.m. 21 City Council, 6:00 p.m. 22 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, 4:00 p.m. 23 Planning Commission, 7:00 p.m. (To be cancelled) Sept|99|City Council, 6:00 p.m. (Tuesday) |99|Planning Commission, 7:00 p.m. 18 City Council, 6:00 p.m. 20 Planning Commission, 6:00 p.m.   Action details Video Video