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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/6/2023 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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23-755 1D.1 Consent ItemSUBJECT: Planning Commission Minutes of August 9, 2023 ACTION: Approving and filing the Planning Commission Minutes of August 9, 2023approvedPass Action details Video Video
23-730 1E.1 Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Sign/Zoning Ordinance Amendment #23-04, initiated by the City of Merced. This application involves repealing Chapter 17.36 - Signs from the Merced Municipal Code and replacing Chapter 20.62 - Signs in its entirety with a comprehensive update to the ordinance that would place all sign regulations in one chapter, bring the Sign Ordinance into compliance with recent court rulings, and make the sign requirements consistent throughout the City. The new ordinance would include new definitions, new regulations for sign area, temporary signs, digital/LED signs, signs in the public right-of-way, billboards, regional signs, freeway signs, and various other sign regulations. The proposed sign ordinance would categorize signs into four main types: permanent building signs, permanent freestanding signs, temporary building signs, and temporary freestanding signs. Each type of sign would be regulated by quantity, size, shape, type of illumination and location. **PUBLIC HEARING**] ACTION: PLANNING COMMISSION: Recommendation to City Council 1) Environmental Review #23-27 (Categoricarecommended for approvalPass Action details Video Video
23-737 1E.2 Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of a Resolution of Denial for 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) ACTION: Adopt a Resolution of Denial for: 1) Environmental Review #23-18 (Categorical Exemption) 2) Conditional Use Permit #1272 SUMMARY On August 9, 2023, the Planning Commission held a public hearing regarding Conditional Use Permit #1272. After hearing additional information provided by staff, the Planning Commission directed staff to prepare a resolution of denial for Conditional Use Permit #1272 and associated environmental review based on the reasons provided by the Planning Commission. RECOMMENDATIOapprovedPass Action details Video Video
23-747 1E.3 Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson ACTION Election of Chairperson and Vice-ChairpersoncontinuedPass Action details Video Video
23-759 1E.4 Business ItemSUBJECT: Cancellation of September 20, 2023, Planning Commission Meeting due to lack of items ACTION: Cancel the Planning Commission Meeting of September 20, 2023approvedPass Action details Video Video
23-756 1F.1 Business ItemSUBJECT: Report by Director of Development Services of Upcoming Agenda Items ACTION Information only.   Action details Video Video
23-757 1F.2 Business ItemSUBJECT: Calendar of Meetings/Events 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. (To be cancelled) Oct|99|City Council, 6:00 p.m. |99|Planning Commission, 6:00 p.m. 16 City Council, 6:00 p.m. 18 Planning Commission, 6:00 p.m. 24 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, 4:00 p.m.   Action details Video Video