Joint San Rafael Planning Commission / Design Review Board
Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 7:00 P.M.
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVISORY NOTICE
In response to Executive Order N-29-20, the City of San Rafael will no longer offer an in-person meeting location for the public to attend. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom and is being streamed to YouTube at www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael.
How to participate in the meeting:
* Submit public comments in writing before 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting to Leslie.Mendez@cityofsanrafael.org.
Any member of the public who needs accommodations should contact the City Clerk (email email@example.com or phone at 415-485-3066) who will use their best efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to provide as much accessibility as possible while also maintaining public safety in accordance with the City procedure for resolving reasonable accommodation requests.
Members of the public may speak on Agenda items.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
RECORDING OF MEMBERS PRESENT AND ABSENT
APPROVAL OR REVISION OF ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS
PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF MEETING PROCEDURES
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
Remarks are limited to three minutes per person, and may be on anything within the subject matter jurisdiction of the body. Remarks on non-agenda items will be heard first, remarks on agenda items will be heard at the time the item is discussed.
The Consent Calendar allows the Board to take action, without discussion, on Agenda items for which there are no persons present who wish to speak, and no Board members who wish to discuss.
1. Approval of the Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of June 29, 2021
Recommended Action – Approve as submitted
2. 52-54 Fremont Road – Request for a Lot Line Adjustment to reconfigure two existing parcels, Environmental and Design Review Permit for a new 2,492 square-foot, single-family residence on the newly created Marquard Avenue lot; and an Environmental and Design Review Permit for the modification of an existing residence to partially rebuild the existing residence with Exceptions to reduce the amount of minimum natural state and building setbacks on the new Fremont Road lot; APNs: 012-043-11 and 012043-12; Single-family Residential (R10) District; CKD Enterprises, Applicant; Private Money Management Group & LLC-Orange Beacon Mkt., owners; File No(s).: LLA18-005, ED18-066, ED20-044, and EX19-010.
Recommended Action – Continue to September 28, 2021
JOINT PLANNING COMMISSION AND DESIGN REVIEW STUDY SESSION
RECORDING OF DRB MEMBERS PRESENT AND ABSENT
3. Northgate Mall Redevelopment Project (5800 Northgate Drive) – Study Session for a request for a Rezone to the Planned Development (PD) zone, a Use Permit, an Environmental and Design Review Permit, and a Tentative Map to allow the comprehensive redevelopment of the existing Mall into a new, phased mixed-use development with retail and approximately 1,320 residences on a 44.76-acre site. APNs: 175-060-12, -40, -59, -61, -66 &-67; General Commercial (GC) District; MeloneGeier Partners, owner/applicant; File Nos: ZC21-001, UP21-007, ED21-024, TS21-002, IS21-002 & DA21-001
Recommended Action – Accept Report and Provide Feedback to Staff
Any records relating to an agenda item, received by a majority or more of the Commission less than 72 hours before the meeting, shall be available for inspection online. Sign Language interpreters may be requested by calling (415) 485-3066 (voice), emailing Lindsay.firstname.lastname@example.org or using the California Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing “711”, at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Copies of documents are available in accessible formats upon request.
The Planning Commission will take up no new business after 11:00 p.m. at regularly scheduled meetings. This shall be interpreted to mean that no agenda item or other business will be discussed or acted upon after the agenda item under consideration at 11:00 p.m. The Commission may suspend this rule to discuss and/or act upon any additional agenda item(s) deemed appropriate by a unanimous vote of the members present. Appeal rights: any person may file an appeal of the Planning Commission’s action on agenda items within five business days (normally 5:00 p.m. on the following Tuesday) and within 10 calendar days of an action on a subdivision. An appeal letter shall be filed with the City Clerk, along with an appeal fee of $350 (for non-applicants) or a $4,476 deposit (for applicants) made payable to the City of San Rafael, and shall set forth the basis for appeal. There is a $50.00 additional charge for request for continuation of an appeal by appellant.