PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Date of Meeting: Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Time of Meeting: 5:15 p.m.

Place of Meeting: City Council Chambers

555 Washington Street

Red Bluff, CA

Commissioners Present: Doug Dale

James Brink

Greg Latourell

Andrew Christ

Jack Winter

Commissioners Absent: None


Staff Present: Charlie Mullen, Planning Director

Scot Timboe, Planner

Gerry Gray, Fire Chief

Mike Bachmeyer, Fire Marshal

Cheryl Smith, Deputy City Clerk

J. D. Ellison, Building Director/Official

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Scot Timboe at the request of Chairperson Brink and the assemblage joined in.


A. CITIZEN’S COMMENT:


There were no comments.



B. CONSENT CALENDAR:

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

April 25, 2006

M/S/C Winter, Dale to approved the minutes of April 25, 2006 as written.

AYES: Commissioners: Brink, Christ, Dale, Latourell and Winter

NOES: None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING: None

C. CURRENT BUSINESS:

1. SETBACK ADJUSTMENT NO. 2006-001; TO ALLOW AN 8 FOOT FRONT YARD SETBACK FOR A COVERED PORCH AND A 13 FOOT FRONT YARD SETBACK FOR A ONE CAR COVERED PARKING STRUCTURE AND ASSOCIATED EXTERIOR REMODEL WORK IN AN R-3 DISTRICT; 1512 WALBRIDGE ST.; APN 29-111-01; LARRY MONTGOMERY (OWNER)

Scot Timboe, Planner, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the Planning Commission adopt Resolution No. 2006-007 approving Setback Adjustment 2006-001.

Chairperson Brink asked if the Building or Fire Departments had any comments and/or concerns with the setback adjustment.

Fire Chief Gray and Building Director/Official J.D. Ellison both stated that they did not.

Commissioner Latourell requested clarification on when the photo’s were taken, what steps could be taken by a code enforcement officer if they saw something like this and stated that he was glad that the City was addressing this problem.

It was explained that the pictures were taken on March 15, 2006 and that code enforcement issues were taken as far as the City Code allowed if it was a life, health and safety issue.


M/S/C Dale, Winter to adopt Resolution No. 2006-007 approving Setback Adjustment 2006-001.

AYES: Commissioners: Brink, Christ, Dale, Latourell and Winter

NOES: None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING: None


D. STAFF ITEMS/REPORTS:

Charlie Mullen, Planning Director, reported that at this time there were no items for the May 23rd meeting and that staff is working on the Aloha Street Subdivision annexation for the June 11th meeting and a multi-family subdivision on Willow Street for the June 27th meeting.


E. ADJOURNMENT:

There being no further business the meeting is adjourned until June 13, 2006 at 5:15 p.m., City Council Chambers, City Hall.

Respectfully submitted,


Charlie Mullen

Planning Director