Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/23/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber 3900 Main Street, Riverside Live Webcast at: or
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24-1349 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
24-1350 2Minutes of April 25, 2024 Not available
24-1511 3Record the absence of Commissioner Parker from the April 25, 2024, regular meeting as excused Not available
24-1513 4PLANNING CASE PR-2023-001601 (PPE): Proposal by Feng Xiao to consider a Site Plan Review to facilitate a Mixed Use Development consisting of 18 dwelling units and 1,477 square feet of ground floor retail. The 0.63-acre vacant project site consists of two contiguous parcels, located at 1775 and 1795 University Avenue, situated on the northeast corner of University Avenue and Mesa Street, in the MU-U-SP - Mixed Use-Urban and Specific Plan (University Avenue) Overlay Zones, in Ward 1. The Planning Division of the Community & Economic Development Department has determined that the proposed multiple family residential project is consistent with the EIR for the 2021-2029 Housing Element Update/Housing Implementation Plan certified in October 2021 (SCH No. 2021040089) subject to compliance with the approved Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. Contact Planner: Judy Egüez, Senior Planner, 951-826 3969, Video Video
24-1514 5PLANNING CASE PR-2024-001652 (MISC): Proposal by Dawn Scoggins of WSR Management to consider a Modification of Conditions of Approval for a Planned Residential Development (Case No. PD-005-990) to remove a condition of approval to facilitate the installation of security gates at the entrance of an existing residential subdivision (Riverwalk Area 7). The project site is designed as a vehicular subdivision entrance, located on Sierra Vista Avenue, situated on the east side of Riverwalk Parkway, between Collett Avenue and Waterson Drive, in the R-3-4000-SP – Multifamily Residential and Specific Plan (La Sierra University) Overlay Zones, in Ward 7. The Planning Division of the Community & Economic Development Department has determined that this proposal is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) (Common Sense) of the CEQA Guidelines, as it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility the project will have a significant effect on the environment. Contact Planner: Judy Egüez, Senior Planner, 951-826 3969, Video Video
24-1515 6PLANNING CASE PR-2023-001619 (CUP): Proposal by Matthew Dillard of MPD Designs, LLC for a Conditional Use Permit to establish a childcare facility for up to 123 children (ages 0-5 years) within an existing one-story 10,168-square-foot commercial building. The 0.82-acre project site is located at 4103 Tyler Street, situated on the northeast corner of Tyler Street and Bonita Avenue, in the CR – Commercial Retail Zone, in Ward 6. The Planning Division of the Community & Economic Development Department determined the proposal exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the CEQA Guidelines of the CEQA Guidelines, as the project will not have a significant effect on the environment. Contact Planner: Winnie Liang, Associate Planner, 951-826-5933, Video Video
24-1516 7PLANNING CASE PR-2024-001678 (AMD): Request by the City of Riverside for a City Planning Commission Workshop to discuss and provide input on potential Zoning Code amendments to Title 19 (Zoning) of the Riverside Municipal Code (RMC), including but not limited to Articles V (Base Zones and Related Use and Development Provisions) and Article IX (Land Use Development Permit Requirements/Procedure) intended to implement an Infill Housing and Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance as directed by the City Council Housing and Homelessness Committee. The proposed amendments are intended to: 1. Implement a Residential Infill Development program to implement new development standards for undersized lots within the Single Family (R-1) Residential Zones and Multi-Family (R-3 & R-4) Residential Zones; 2. Amend the existing Planned Residential Development (PRD) Permit process to implement three new PRD permits as part of a Residential Small Lot Subdivision Program; and 3. Clarify other minor, non-substantive changes and technical corrections as required to implement the Infill Development and Small Video Video
24-1351 8Items for future Planning Commission consideration as requested by members of the Commission. Only items that fall within the powers and duties of the Planning Commission as set forth in the City Charter and/or the Riverside Municipal Code will be agendized for future discussion. Video Video