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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/19/2023 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber 3900 Main Street, Riverside View Virtual Meeting at or
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22-3899 1To comment on any matters within the jurisdiction of the Planning Commission, you are invited to participate in person or call at (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 926 9699 1265. Press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak. Individuals in the queue will be prompted to unmute by pressing *6 when you are ready to speak. To participate via ZOOM, use the following link:, select the "raise hand" function to request to speak. An on-screen message will prompt you to "unmute" and speak - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes. Video Video
23-0001 2The minutes of December 8, 2022 to be presented for approval. Video Video
22-3898 3PLANNING CASE PR-2022-001322 (CUP, DR): Proposal by Steve Schwartz on behalf of Chick-Fil-A to consider the following entitlements to construct a 2,930-square-foot drive-thru restaurant (Chick-fil-A), a surface parking lot, and landscape improvements: 1) a Conditional Use Permit to allow a drive-thru restaurant; and 2) a Design Review of project plans. The 1.36-acre site is currently vacant and is part of a larger 15.45-acre commercial shopping center (Citrus Landing). The project site is located at 6281 Van Buren Boulevard, situated on the southeast corner of Arlington Avenue and Van Buren Boulevard, in the CR – Commercial Retail Zone, in Ward 6. The Planning Division of the Community & Economic Development Department has determined that this proposal is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review pursuant to Section 15332 (Infill Development) of the CEQA Guidelines, as the project will not have a significant effect on the environment. Contact Planner: Regine Kennedy, Senior Planner, 951-826-5712, Video Video
23-0262 4PLANNING CASE PR-2022-001453 (AMD): Proposal by the City of Riverside to consider amendments to Title 19 (Zoning) of the Riverside Municipal Code, including but not limited to Articles V (Base Zones and Related Use and Development Provisions), VI (Overlay Zones), VII (Specific Land Use Provisions), and X (Definitions) related to commercial cannabis uses. The proposed amendments are related to proposed amendments to Titles 5 (Business Taxes, Licenses and Regulations) and 9 (Peace, Safety and Morals) to establish a Cannabis Business Permit Program in the City at the direction of the City Council Economic Development, Placemaking and Branding/Marketing Committee. Proposed amendments to Title 19 include but are not limited to: 1. Eliminate the Citywide prohibition of commercial cannabis uses in the City; 2. Establish Cannabis Storefront Retail, Cannabis Warehousing/Distribution and Cannabis Testing Laboratories as permitted/conditionally permitted uses in specified Zones; 3. Establish Cannabis Cultivation and Cannabis Microbusinesses as prohibited uses in all Zones; 4. Amend variou Video Video
23-0003 5Items for future agendas and updates from City Planner and Planning Commissioners Video Video