City CouncilAgenda Item Summary
Meeting Date: 2 April2013Prepared
a use permit application, water allocation transfer andcertification
anegative declaration for the establishment
an event center ata sitelocatedinthe
The project site isa16,000 square foot commercial property that is developed withtwo buildings totaling 5,357 square feet. The applicant is proposing to use the existingbuildings on the site as an eventcenterto provide a venue for specialevents,such as
meetings,conferences, wedding receptions, cooking demonstrations,hands-on classes,
retailshows,etc.Avalet service isproposed
park cars at theCarmelPlazagarageand
the Sunset Center parking lot. The projectwill requirecertification
the InitialStudy/Negative Declarationandtheapproval
a use permit to allow for off-site parking.Theprojectwillalso require the transfer
Citywater intothe"Commercial Category"to
used for this project.
Overall Cost:City Funds:
Certifythe Initial Study
egative Declaration; 2) Approve the usepermit application to allow for off-site parking; 3) Direct staff
return with a resolutionfor the transfer
water into the
ommercial" category for thesubjectproject, uponreceiving recommendations from the Planning Commission.
An Initial Study (IS) was prepared
the consultant andstaffdetermined that the project would not cause asignificant
effect on the environment and prepareda NegativeDeclaration(ND). The Citycurrently
waterin reserves.Theproperty contains 0.3750acre-feet
from the City.
Planning Commission reviewed the project on January 9,2013 and wassupportive
the proposed use
thesiteand request for off-site parking.
• Staff Report• Attachment"
Initial Study/Negative Declaration• Attachment"B"-Attorney AnalysisLetter (BrianFinegan)
Reviewed by:Jason Stilwell,CityAdministrator Date