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File #: 2022-2113   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: Planning Board
On agenda: 6/13/2022
Title: PLN21-0560 - 2331 North Loop - Design Review Amendment - Applicant: Marieca Tye on behalf of Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter. Consideration of Design Review Amendment for changes to a previously approved animal shelter on a vacant parcel. Design changes includes reducing the size of the second floor, removal of a rooftop penthouse and dog run, and changes to the exterior siding materials and window types. The design modifications do not alter the site plan or building footprint that were previously approved by the Planning Board in January 2020. CEQA Determination: No further environmental review is necessary pursuant to McCorkle Eastside Neighborhood Group v. City of St. Helena (2018) 31 Cal.App.5th 80, which found that design review for by right projects is a ministerial decision under Public Resources Code section 21080.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 Project Plans, 2. Exhibit 2 Previously Approved Plans, 3. Exhibit 3 Planning Board Resolution No. 20-02, 4. Exhibit 4 Draft Resolution
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PLN21-0560 - 2331 North Loop - Design Review Amendment - Applicant: Marieca Tye on behalf of Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter. Consideration of Design Review Amendment for changes to a previously approved animal shelter on a vacant parcel. Design changes includes reducing the size of the second floor, removal of a rooftop penthouse and dog run, and changes to the exterior siding materials and window types. The design modifications do not alter the site plan or building footprint that were previously approved by the Planning Board in January 2020. CEQA Determination: No further environmental review is necessary pursuant to McCorkle Eastside Neighborhood Group v. City of St. Helena (2018) 31 Cal.App.5th 80, which found that design review for by right projects is a ministerial decision under Public Resources Code section 21080.

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To: Honorable President and
Members of the Planning Board
From: Andrew Thomas, Planning, Building and Transportation Director
BACKGROUND
On June 10, 2019 the Planning Board approved a Design Review, Final Development Plan and Planned Development Amendment to allow the construction of a new two-story 12,000 square foot building to operate as an animal shelter and administrative offices for the Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS). Planning Board also recommended a Zoning Text Amendment to modify the definition of animal shelters and to conditionally permit animal shelters within 200 feet of residentially used or zoned properties within the C-M, Commercial-Manufacturing Zoning District. On September 3, 2019 the City Council adopted the Zoning Text Amendments recommended by the Planning Board. On January 27, 2020 the Planning Board approved a Use Permit to allow the proposed animal shelter with a veterinary hospital, which included supervised and limited use of outdoor areas for training dogs within the shelter. The applicant requested and received a two year extension of their Use Permit approval on January...

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