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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 6:00 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 cdd@la-quinta.org or (760) 777-7125.

For a list of current Commissioners, 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 cdd@la-quinta.org.


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PLANNING COMMISSION
AGENDA

 CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta

REGULAR MEETING on TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.


Beginning Resolution No. 2015-001

CALL TO ORDER

1.       Roll Call

2.       Pledge of Allegiance

PUBLIC COMMENT

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 December 9, 2014.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

For all Public Hearings on the agenda, a completed “Request to Speak” form must be filed with the Executive Assistant 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.       Site Development Permit 2013-928 and Tentative Tract Map 36524 submitted by Coral Option I, LLC. for the
          consideration of architectural and landscaping plans for 48 new clustered single-family homes on 15.8 acres
          within Andalusia.  Project: The Village at Andalusia at Coral Mountain.
          CEQA: previously analyzed under  Environmental Assessment 2003-483; no further analysis is required.
          Location: southeast corner of Marbella Court and Andalusia, within the existing Andalusia at Coral Mountain
          located at the southwest corner of Madison Street and Avenue 58. 

2.       Site Development Permit 2014-941 submitted by T.D. Desert Development LP for the consideration of
          architectural and landscaping plans for a 6,853 square-foot new spa facility within the Clubhouse complex at
          Andalusia.  Project: Spa Building at Andalusia at Coral Mountain.
          CEQA: previously analyzed under Environmental Assessment 2003-483; no further analysis is required. 
          Location: Marbella Court within the existing Andalusia at Coral Mountain located at the southeast corner of
          Madison Street and Avenue 58.

3.      Site Development Permit 2014-1004 and Minor Adjustment 2014-0002 submitted by Peter J. Pitassi for the
         consideration of architectural and landscaping plans for the construction of 24 single-family homes on
         approximately 7.76 acre tract.  Project: Estates at Coral Mountain.
         CEQA: previously analyzed under Environmental Assessment 2004-504; no further analysis is required.
         Location: northwest corner of Avenue 60 and Madison Street.

BUSINESS SESSION

CORRESPONDENCE AND WRITTEN MATERIAL

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

1.      Report on City Council meetings of December 16, 2014, and January 6, 2015.

2.      Commissioner Bettencourt is scheduled to attend the January 20, 2015, City Council meeting.

DIRECTOR’S ITEMS

1.      Electronic distribution of the Planning Commission packet.

2.      Planning Commissioners Academy – March 4-6, 2015, at the Fairmont Newport Beach Hotel.

3.      Schedule of Joint Meeting between the Planning Commission and the Architectural and Landscaping Review
         Board – tentative date of February 24, 2015 at 6:00PM

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission will be held on January 27, 2015, commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA  92253.

DECLARATION OF POSTING

I, Monika Radeva, Executive Assistant of the City of La Quinta, do hereby declare that the foregoing Agenda for the La Quinta Planning Commission meeting was posted on the inside of the north entry to the La Quinta Civic Center 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 January 8, 2015.

DATED:       January 5, 2015

MONIKA RADEVA, Executive Assistant
City of La Quinta, California

PUBLIC NOTICES

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 Assistant 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 Community Development Department’s counter at City Hall located at 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, California, 92253, during normal business hours.


 

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