File #: 2024-4095   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/4/2024
Title: Public Hearing to Consider a Call for Review of the Planning Board's Approval of PLN24-0059 Use Permit to Allow Outdoor Research and Development, and Outdoor Storage, and Design Review for an Approximately Twenty-Five Foot Tall, 5,500 Square Foot Hydraulic Test Facility on the North Side of Building 23 at 2401 Monarch Street; and Adoption of Resolution Approving a Use Permit to Allow Outdoor Research and Development, and Outdoor Storage, and Design Review for an Approximately Twenty-Five Foot Tall, 5,500 Square Foot Hydraulic Test Facility on the North Side of Building 23 at 2401 Monarch Street. This project is categorically exempt from environmental review pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15301 - Existing Facilities, 15303 - New Construction or Replacement of Small Structures, and 15332 - Infill Development; none of the exceptions to the categorical exemptions apply. As a separate and independent basis, the project is also exempt from CEQA ...
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1: Planning Board Resolution PB-24-07, 2. Exhibit 2: Call for Review by Councilmember Herrera Spencer and Vice Mayor Daysog, 3. Exhibit 3: Biological Opinion, 4. Exhibit 4: Operations Plan, 5. Exhibit 5: Design Review Plans, 6. Resolution, 7. Presentation by Natel, 8. Presentation, 9. Presentation - REVISED, 10. Correspondence from Councilmember Herrera Spencer, 11. Resolution with Proposed Language Shared by Staff, 12. Correspondence - Updated 6/5
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Public Hearing to Consider a Call for Review of the Planning Board's Approval of PLN24-0059 Use Permit to Allow Outdoor Research and Development, and Outdoor Storage, and Design Review for an Approximately Twenty-Five Foot Tall, 5,500 Square Foot Hydraulic Test Facility on the North Side of Building 23 at 2401 Monarch Street; and
Adoption of Resolution Approving a Use Permit to Allow Outdoor Research and Development, and Outdoor Storage, and Design Review for an Approximately Twenty-Five Foot Tall, 5,500 Square Foot Hydraulic Test Facility on the North Side of Building 23 at 2401 Monarch Street.
This project is categorically exempt from environmental review pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15301 - Existing Facilities, 15303 - New Construction or Replacement of Small Structures, and 15332 - Infill Development; none of the exceptions to the categorical exemptions apply. As a separate and independent basis, the project is also exempt from CEQA pursuant to the streamlining provision of Public Resources Code Section 21083.3 and Section 15183 of the CEQA Guidelines; no further environmental review is required because the project is consistent with the adopted zoning for the area, the impacts of which were considered in the Alameda Point Project Final Environmental Impact Report adopted by the City Council on February 4, 2014. (Planning, Building and Transportation 20962710)
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: Jennifer Ott, City Manager

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On April 22, 2024, the Planning Board held a public hearing and unanimously approved Resolution No. PB-24-07 for a Use Permit to allow outdoor research and development and outdoor storage, and Design Review for an approximately 25-foot tall, 5,500 square foot hydraulic test facility on the north side of Building 23 at 2401 Monarch Street (Exhibit 1). The approval will facilitate expansion of Natel Energy's testing platform for the fish-s...

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