San Rafael Planning Commission
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
Meeting ID: 872-0645-4435#
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVISORY NOTICE
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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
Anyone with an urgent communication on a topic not on the agenda may address the Commission at this time. Please notify the Community Development Director in advance.
1. Approval of the Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of August 11, 2020
Recommended Action – Approve as submitted
2. 38 Upper Fremont
The applicant is requesting Environmental and Design Review for a new single-family residence with 4 parking spaces on a vacant hillside lot. Parking will be provided using mechanical parking unit located within the garage; APN: 012-041-48; Single-Family Residential – Hillside Overlay (R5-H) Zoning District; Jeffrey Prose, owner/applicant;
File No.: ED18-082
Planner: Ali Giudice
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS
3. Progress Report on San Rafael General Plan 2040/Downtown Precise Plan
A progress report and update on General Plan 2040 and Downtown Precise Plan will be presented to the Planning Commission. The report will include a recap of work completed to date, outcome of the General Plan subcommittee work, organization of the new plans, major draft policy changes that will be included in draft plans and upcoming schedule/tasks anticipated for the upcoming release of the public review draft of the Plans and associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR);
Case Nos.: GPA16-001 & P16-013.
Project Planners: Barry Miller and Raffi Boloyan
Recommended Action – Accept report
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