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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 2/20/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 825 Fifth Street Board of Supervisors Chambers Eureka, California
Regular Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Action Summary Action Summary  
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20-229 11. AppointmentElection of Officers: Each year the Commission shall elect the Chair and Vice-Chair.   Action details Video Video
20-218 11. Zoning ItemMad River Horticulture, LLC, Conditional Use Permit & Special Permit Application Number 12769 Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 208-231-016 594 River Road, Dinsmore area Project Description: A Conditional Use Permit to allow the continued operation of an existing 17,600 square foot (SF) commercial cannabis cultivation of which 2,750 SF is mixed light and 14,850 SF is outdoor cannabis cultivation operation utilizing two (2) full sun cultivation areas and five (5) greenhouses. Pursuant to Humboldt County Code Section 314.55.48.6 et seq., the applicant has applied for a Special Permit allowing for a water diversion from the Mad River used for irrigation water.approvedPass Action details Not available
20-219 12. Zoning ItemSpruce Grove Farms, LLC, Conditional Use Permit, Special Permit, Lot Line Adjustment and Merger Record Numbers.: PLN-12233-CUP & PLN-2019-15778 Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 216-081-010, 216-081-013, 216-082-002, 216-082-005, 216-082-006, 216-082-010, 216-134-011, 216-134-013, 216-135-015, 223-011-003 & 223-012-010 Alderpoint area Project Description: A Conditional Use Permit for an existing outdoor cultivation operation totaling 22,000 square feet (sf) in size. A Special Permit for the after-the-fact permitting of instream diversions for irrigation. A Lot Line Adjustment and Merger between 6 legal parcels known as APNs 216-081-010, 216-081-013, 216-082-002, 216-082-005, 216-082-006, 216-082-010, 216-134-011, 216-134-013, 216-135-015, 223-011-003 & 223-012-010 to consolidate parcels into more logical management units following Bell Springs Road, and to facilitate onsite relocation across legal parcel boundaries. The result will be 4 parcels of approximately 400 acres, 385 acres, 220 acres, and 198 acres.approvedPass Action details Not available
20-220 13. Zoning ItemSeth Glasson Conditional Use Permit Application Number: 10856 Case Number: CUP-16-094 Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN): 033-110-003 1897 Red Rock Road, Benbow area Project Description: A Conditional Use Permit for an existing 15,000 square foot outdoor commercial cannabis cultivation operation and 1,000-square-foot mixed-light nursery. A maximum of two harvests will occur annually. Water for irrigation use is 250,000 gallons annually and sourced from a 280,000-gallon rainwater catchment pond constructed in 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
20-161 14. Zoning ItemCounty of Humboldt General Plan Conformance Review Case Number PLN-2019-16113 Assessor’s Parcel Number 303-012-029 Ridgewood Area Project Description: A General Plan Conformance review for the County of Humboldt to purchase 197 acres of timberland near the Ridgewood residential neighborhood. This project represents Phase II of the McKay Community Forest and would expand the size of the publicly-owned forest by 20 percent, to nearly 1,200 acres. The project would protect headwaters areas and tributaries to Ryan Creek, a major tributary to Humboldt Bay and a regionally important coho salmon-bearing stream. The property will be managed for multiple purposes including public access and recreation, timber harvest, and watershed and resource conservation. It is expected that the McKay Community Forest Trail Plan will be adopted by the Board of Supervisors spring 2020.recommended for approvalPass Action details Not available
20-221 11. Zoning ItemAllpoints Outdoor, Inc. Special Permit for Reconstruction of a Legal Nonconforming Billboard Structure Record Number PLN-2019-16029 Assessor Parcel Number 305-031-007 Eureka Area Project Description: A Special Permit to authorize reconstruction of a legal nonconforming billboard structure that was blown down in November 2019, damaging most of the support posts. The project proposes to reconstruct the billboard in its current location. Reconstruction could involve reattaching the billboard to the existing posts but may require more significant work to remove and replace footings. No changes to the height or width of the billboard is proposed. Because the project is located within a portion of the Coastal Zone where the Coastal Commission retains permit authority, an application for a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) exemption has been filed with the Coastal Commission. The project involves minimal ground disturbance and is considered exempt from further environmental review pursuant to Section 15302 (Replacement or Reconstruction) of the Guidelines to the California EnvironmecontinuedPass Action details Video Video
20-222 12. Zoning ItemSamoa Pacific Group Final Map Subdivision, Coastal Development Permit, Planned Development Permit Case Numbers FMS-13-003, CDP-13-030, PDP-13-001 Application Number 8827 Assessor Parcel Numbers 401-031-055 and 401-031-070 Samoa area Project Description: A tentative map subdivision for the phased subdivision of Master Parcels 2 and 3 encompassing approximately 185 acres in the Town of Samoa into 332 parcels. The project includes a Planned Unit Development Permit to establish setbacks from property lines in the existing Samoa townsite based on the locations of existing buildings; minimum lot sizes will be reduced to 2,000 square feet; lot coverage will be increased to 80%, and parking standards will be modified to allow for areas of common parking rather than having all parking either on-site or in front of each residence. Due to dune, wetland and forest Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas (ESHAs) and setbacks therefrom, there will be large areas of open space within the proposed development. Parcels will be served by community domestic water supply and sewage disposal systapproved with conditionsPass Action details Video Video