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Planning Commission Hearings Board

Minutes
Tuesday, March 14, 2006

ASHLAND PLANNING COMMISSION

HEARINGS BOARD

MARCH 14, 2006

MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER

Chair John Fields called the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. at the Ashland Civic Center, 1175 E. Main Street, Ashland, OR. 

 

Commissioners Present:

 

Council Liaison:

 

John Fields, Chair

Russ Chapman

Olena Black

 

Kate Jackson, (Council Liaison does not attend Planning Commission meetings in order to avoid conflict of interest.)

 

 

 

 

Staff Present:

 

 

 

Maria Harris, Senior Planner

 

Absent Members:

 

Derek Severson, Assistant Planner

 

None

 

Amy Anderson, Assistant Planner

Sue Yates, Executive Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND FINDINGS

MINUTES:             February 14, 2006 – Black/Chapman m/s to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2006 Hearings Board.  Voice Vote:  Approved.

FINDINGS:            PA2005-01307, 125 Sherman St., Russ Dale -  Black/Chapman m/s to approve.  Voice Vote:  Approved.

PA2006-00057, 247 Third St., Marc Valens & Anne Golden – Black/Chapman m/s to approve.  Voice Vote:  Approved.

PA2006-00069, 758 B St., Philip C. Lang – Black wanted the memo from Mike Reeder, Assistant City Attorney, dated February 8, 2006 regarding the Variance Request to be included in the Findings.  Fields said that memo was part of the evidence and listed as an exhibit.  Black also did not believe the applicant met the Variance because the structure didn’t look like a real greenhouse.  Fields thought the Findings addressed the second story setback and it was not necessary to define a greenhouse.  Chapman/Fields m/s to approve the Findings.  Voice Vote:  Chapman and Fields voted “yes” and Black voted “no.”

 

TYPE I PLANNING ACTIONS

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00085

REQUEST FOR A LAND PARTITION TO CREATE TWO PARCELS AND A TREE REMOVAL PERMIT TO REMOVE TWO TREES SIZED 18 INCHES AND GREATER DIAMETER AT BREAST HEIGHT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 308 AVERY ST.

APPLICANT: GAYLORD & DIANE BUCK

 

This action was approved.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00238

REQUEST FOR A LAND PARTITION TO CREATE TWO PARCELS INCLUDING ONE FLAG LOT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 333 NORTH MAIN ST.  THE EXISTING TRAVELERS ACCOMMODATION WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED WITHOUT MODIFICATIONS, AND WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE AREA OF THE PROPOSED NEW PARCEL.

APPLICANT:  MARK & CELESTE GOODMAN

 

This action was approved.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00282

REQUEST FOR A LAND PARTITION TO CREATE TWO PARCELS FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 521 FORDYCE ST.  THE APPLICATION INCLUDES A REQUEST FOR AN EXCEPTION TO THE STREET STANDARDS FOR A REDUCTION IN THE REQUIRED 24-FOOT DISTANCE BETWEEN DRIVEWAY CURB CUTS ON OLD WILLOW LANE.  A TREE REMOVAL PERMIT IS REQUESTED TO REMOVE TWO WILLOW TREES SIZED 18 INCHES DIAMETER AT BREAST HEIGHT OR GREATER FROM THE PROPOSED NEW VACANT LOT.

APPLICANT:  ROBERT AND CYNTHIA MUNROE

 

This action was called up for a public hearing.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00280

REQUEST FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO CONVERT AN EXISTING FOUR-UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX TO FOUR INDIVIDUAL CONDOMINIUM UNITS FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 132 S. MOUNTAIN AVENUE.

APPLICANT: EVAN ARCHERD

 

Black is concerned we are losing our rental housing and it could be remedied through the Comprehensive Plan.

 

This action was approved.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2005-02257 IS A REQUEST FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO USE A PORTION OF A NEW HOME AS AN ACCESSORY RESIDENTIAL UNIT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 655 LIT WAY. 

APPLICANT: BRIAN MAGEL HOMES

 

This action was called up for a public hearing.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00250

REQUEST FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR THE INSTALLATION BY A GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OF A GROUND SIGN AND PARKING LOT DIRECTIONAL SIGN THAT DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE CITY’S SIGN CODE FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 100 WALKER AVE.  THE SIGN WILL BE LOCATED AT ASHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL.  APPLICANT: ASHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

This action was approved.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00275

REQUEST FOR A MODIFICATION OF A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ADD ONE GUEST UNIT TO THE HERSEY HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 451 NORTH MAIN ST.  THE PROPOSAL IS TO INCREASE THE TOTAL NUMBER OF GUEST UNITS FROM FIVE TO SIX RENTABLE UNITS, FOR A TOTAL OF SEVEN UNITS INCLUDING THE OWNERS UNIT. 

APPLICANT: LORRAINE PETERSON

 

This action was approved.

 

PLANNING ACTION 2006-00285

REQUEST FOR A FINAL PLAN APPROVAL FOR A 13-LOT, MULTI-FAMILY SUBDIVISION UNDER THE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS OPTION, CHAPTER 18.88.  A PHYSICAL CONSTRAINTS PERMIT TO ESTABLISH A DRIVEWAY CROSSING OVER AN EXISTING DRAINAGE WAY IS INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION FOR AN APPROXIMATELY 1.3 ACRE PARCEL LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF FORDYCE STREET, BETWEEN ORCHID STREET AND KIRK LANE. 

APPLICANT:  BRIAN MAGEL HOMES

 

Fields had questions about approved Outline Plan.  Is there a public pedestrian easement through the development?  Staff will have to check Outline Plan.  This action will be reviewed at this evening’s meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT – The meeting was adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted by

Susan Yates, Executive Secretary

 

 

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