The Planning Commission (PC), established in 1982, is coordinated by the Design and Development Department and is comprised of five members appointed by the City Council. The Commission’s regularly scheduled meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The Commission’s primary function is to carry out the powers and duties as prescribed in the Planning and Zoning Laws of the State of California and the City of La Quinta Zoning Ordinance, as well as to serve as an advisory body to the City Council. The Planning Commission’s duties include developing and maintaining the City’s General Plan, consideration of new development applications, design review of new developments, development of specific plans, and similar planning duties.
For more information about the PC, contact us at email@example.com or (760) 777-7125.
Applications are accepted all year long and kept on file in the Clerk's office until a vacancy needs to be filled. For an Application to serve on the PC, click here. For a current list of Commission Members, click here.
ABOUT AGENDAS, STAFF REPORTS AND MINUTES
The Minutes for the Planning Commission meetings will not be available until they have been approved at the next regular meeting.
The meeting agendas are typically available not less than 72 hours prior to each meeting and may be downloaded by clicking on one of the Event links below.
Staff reports (unsigned, without attachments) are available by clicking on the item titles listed on the agenda, but may not be the latest version, as the City of La Quinta reserves the right to make changes to staff reports prior to the beginning of each meeting. The City also reserves the right to make changes to the order of items listed on the agenda.
For signed copies of staff reports, as well as any accompanying attachments, you may contact the Design and Development Department at (760) 777-7125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR AGENDAS FOR CURRENT MEETINGS, GO TO THE CALENDAR
Planning Commission Meeting
Planning Commission Meeting
- Date: 10/23/2012 8:00 PM
- Location: La Quinta City Hall
78-495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, California 92253
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CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta
REGULAR MEETING on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012 AT 7:00 P.M.
Beginning Resolution No. 2012-026
Minute Motion No. 2012-007
1. Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance
At this time members of the public may address the Planning Commission on any matter not listed on the agenda. Please complete a “Request to Speak” form and limit your comments to three minutes.
CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1. Approval of the Minutes of September 25, 2012
For all Public Hearings on the agenda, a completed “Request to Speak” form must be filed with the Executive Secretary prior to consideration of that item.
A person may submit written comments to the Planning Commission before a public hearing or appear in support or opposition to the approval of a project(s). If you challenge a project(s) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to the public hearing.
1. Consideration of Site Development Permit 2012-923 submitted by Master Association of Rancho
La Quinta for Development Plans for the expansion of the Rancho La Quinta Jefferson Street
Gatehouse, located at 49-003 Jefferson Street.
2. Consideration of Conditional Use Permit 2012-145 submitted by Tait & Associates, Inc. for a
proposal to allow four (4) temporary metal storage containers during the 2012 Holiday Season.
The containers are to be located at the Walmart Supercenter – 79-295 Highway 111.
3. Consideration of Zoning Ordinance Amendment 2012-109 submitted by the City of La Quinta for
Amendment to Title 9, Chapter 9.150 of the Municipal Code to add provisions to allow tandem
parking within certain residential districts.
1. Consideration of the Fiscal Year 2012/2013 Planning Commission Work Program.
CORRESPONDENCE AND WRITTEN MATERIAL
1. Report on City Council meetings of October 2 and 16, 2012
2. Commissioner Wilkinson is scheduled to attend the November 6, 2012, City Council meeting.
The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission will be held on November 13, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253.
DECLARATION OF POSTING
I, Carolyn Walker, Executive Secretary of the City of La Quinta, do hereby declare that the foregoing Agenda for the La Quinta Planning Commission meeting was posted on the outside entry to the Council Chamber at 78-495 Calle Tampico, and the bulletin boards at 78-630 Highway 111, and the La Quinta Cove Post Office at 51-321 Avenida Bermudas, on October 17, 2012.
DATED: October 17, 2012
CAROLYN WALKER, Executive Secretary
City of La Quinta, California
The La Quinta City Council Chamber is handicapped accessible. If special equipment is needed for the hearing impaired, please call the City Clerk’s office at 777-7123, twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting and accommodations will be made.
If special electronic equipment is needed to make presentations to the Commission, arrangements should be made in advance by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 777-7123. A one (1) week notice is required.
If background material is to be presented to the Commission during a Planning Commission meeting, please be advised that eight (8) copies of all documents, exhibits, etc., must be supplied to the Executive Secretary for distribution. It is requested that this take place prior to the beginning of the meeting.
Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Commission regarding any item(s) on this agenda will be made available for public inspection at the Planning Department’s counter at City Hall located at 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, California, 92253, during normal business hours.