ASHLAND PLANNING COMMISSION
I. CALL TO ORDER:
March 9, 2021
III. CONSENT AGENDA
A. Approval of Minutes
1. February 9, 2021 Regular Meeting.
IV. PUBLIC FORUM
V. TYPE II PUBLIC HEARINGS
A. PLANNING ACTION: PA-T2-2020-00026
SUBJECT PROPERTY: Mountain Meadows Drive & Skylark Place
APPLICANT/OWNER: Rogue Planning & Development Services, LLC for Hunter & Madeline Hill (owners, TL #234) Mountain Meadows Owners Association (owners, TL.#88000)
DESCRIPTION: A request for Outline and Final Plan approvals for a ten lot subdivision under the Performance Standards Options Chapter (AMC 18.3.9), and Site Design Review approval for an eight-unit multi-family senior housing development for the vacant parcel (Tax Lot #234) at the southeast corner of Mountain Meadows Drive and Skylark Place. The application also includes a request for an Exception to the Street Standards to allow the applicant to provide curbside sidewalks on their property, adjacent to the right-of-way, and to provide head-in on-street parking that is partly within the right-of-way and partly on the adjacent private property along Skylark Place; and a request for Solar Access Exceptions to allow the proposed Units #3 & #7 to shade the south walls of Units #2 & #6 greater than the shadow that would be cast by a six-foot fence on the property line. (An associated request for a Property Line Adjustment between the subject property and the Mountain Meadows Parkside Condominiums property (Tax Lot #88000) on Golden Aspen Place immediately to the south has been approved ministerially.) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Healthcare; ZONING: HC; MAP: 39 1E 04AD; TAX LOT #: 234 and 88000.
B. PLANNING ACTION: PA-T2-2021-00028
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 364 Walker Avenue (Walker Elementary School)
APPLICANT/OWNER: HMK Company for the Ashland School District
DESCRIPTION: The Planning Commission will conduct an initial public hearing to review details of the proposal and take public comments on a request for Site Design Review approval for a 22,450 square foot, single-story addition to Walker Elementary School at 364 Walker Avenue. As part of the proposal, the parking lot and drop-off lane would be relocated and expanded, with access to be taken via Hunter Court (the driveway serving Hunter Park) and a new courtyard would be created. The application also includes requests for a Conditional Use Permit to modify the School District’s Master Sign Permit Program (PA#2012-00899) to allow new signage for Walker Elementary School in conjunction with the proposed addition, and Tree Removal Permits to remove 20 trees. An existing 9,700 square foot classroom will be demolished in conjunction with the proposal. No final decision will be made at this initial public hearing; the item will come back to the Planning Commission for a decision at the April 13, 2021 meeting. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-5; MAP: 39 1E 10; TAX LOT #: 3600.