PLANNING COMMISSION
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California
www.palmspringsca.gov

AGENDA
Wednesday
October 25, 2017 
 
             
1:30 PM Regular Meeting

Kathy Weremiuk, Chair
 Lyndon Calerdine, Vice Chair
Douglas Donenfeld
Michael Hirschbein
Douglas Hudson
Randy Lowe
Lisa Middleton

Staff Liaisons:
Flinn Fagg, AICP, Director of Planning Services
Michael Daudt, Deputy City Attorney
Thomas Garcia, Director of Engineering Services
Terri Hintz, Planning Administrative Coordinator

Ken Lyon, Associate Planner
Edward Robertson, Principal Planner

Pursuant to the Government Code Section 54957.5(b)(2) the designated office for inspection of public records in connection with the meeting is the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way. Complete Agenda Packets are available for public inspection at: City Hall, Office of the City Clerk. Agenda and staff reports are available on the City’s website: www.palmspringsca.gov. If you would like additional information on any item appearing on this agenda, please contact the Planning Department at (760) 323-8245. 
 
It is the intention of the City of Palm Springs to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects. If, as an attendee or a participant at this meeting, or in meetings on a regular basis, you will need special assistance beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate you in every reasonable manner. Please contact the Planning Department, (760) 323-8245, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, to inform us of your particular needs and to determine if accommodation is feasible.

Planning Commission regular meetings are webcast live on the City's website: www.palmspringsca.gov and PSCTV Channel 17. Meetings are re-broadcast (following the meeting) on Wednesday at 1:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm.
             
CALL TO ORDER:
 
ROLL CALL:
 
REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA: Agenda available for public access at the City Hall exterior bulletin board (west side of Council Chamber) and the Planning Services counter by 5:00 pm on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
 
ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA: The Planning Commission will discuss the order of the agenda, may amend the order, note abstentions and request Consent Calendar items be removed from the consent calendar for discussion.
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS: This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the Planning Commission on Consent Calendar and other agenda items; and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission. Please note that the Planning Commission is prohibited from taking action on items not listed on the posted agenda. Three (3) minutes is allowed for each speaker. Testimony for Public Hearings maybe offered at this time or at the time of the hearing.
 
1. CONSENT CALENDAR:
The following routine matters may be acted upon by one motion. Individual items may be removed by the Commission for separate discussion at this time.
 
A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
 
 
  • SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
 
 
  • OCTOBER 11, 2017 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
 
 
  • OCTOBER 11, 2017 STUDY SESSION MINUTES
RECOMMENDATION:  Approval.
 
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR:  Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
 
2. PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.
 
3. NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   MARK WALTERS AND RICK CASSAR, OWNERS, REQUESTING A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION TO CONSTRUCT A 7,211 SQUARE-FOOT SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE ON A HILLSIDE LOT LOCATED AT 1610 HILLVIEW COVE, ZONE R-1-C (CASE NOS. 3.4035 MAJ AND 7.1527 AMM).  (KL)
RECOMMENDATION:  Approval with Conditions.
 
 
B.   BURTON AND SLAUGHTER REQUESTING A PARCEL MAP WAIVER TO SUBDIVIDE A PREVIOUSLY MERGED LOT INTO TWO PARCELS AT THE ALTA SUBDIVISION, TRACT 30050, LOCATED AT 3200 SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE (CASE 37375 PMW).  (ER)
RECOMMENDATION:  Approve as proposed.
 
 
PLANNING COMMISSION REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMENTS: Brief general comments and/or other issues of concern from members of the Planning Commission.
 
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT: Update the Planning Commission on important items.
 
ADJOURNMENT: The Planning Commission will adjourn to 1:30 pm, Wednesday, November 8, 2017, City Hall, Council Chamber, preceded by a Study Session at 10:30 am, Large Conference Room, 3400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California.