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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/12/2022 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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22-1411 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
22-1412 2aThe minutes of April 28, 2022 to be presented for approval. Video Video
22-1578 2bPLANNING COMMISSION ATTENDANCE - That the Commission excuse the April 28, 2022 absence of Commissioner Rush due to vacation. Not available
22-1300 3PLANNING CASE PR-2021-000897 (MIS, CUP, PM, DR): (Continued from April 14, 2022.) Proposal by Costanzo Investments, LLC to consider the following entitlements for the construction of a 3,740 square-foot restaurant (Panera Bread) with a drive thru lane: 1) Modification of Conditions to modify a condition of Parcel Map 30369 related to the prohibition of drive-thru facilities; 2) Conditional Use Permit to permit a drive-thru facility; 3) Parcel Map to subdivide a 7.72-acre parcel developed with a commercial building into two parcels; and 4) Design Review of project plans for site plan and building elevations. The project site is developed with an 89,652 square-foot retail building (Kohl’s) and is located at 19260 Van Buren Boulevard, on the north side of Van Buren Boulevard between Trautwein Road and Bountiful Street, in the CR-SP – Commercial Retail and Specific Plan (Orangecrest) Overlay Zones, in Ward 4. The Planning Division of the Community & Economic Development Department have determined that this proposal is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review pursu Video Video
22-1422 4PLANNING CASE PR-2021-001151 (RZ, DR, VR): Proposal by Jimmy Lee of T.J. Build to consider the following entitlements to convert an existing office building into a mixed-use development consisting of 4 residential units and a dental office: 1) Zoning Code Amendment to change the zone from CR-SP – Commercial Retail and Specific Plan (Magnolia Avenue) Overlay Zones to MU-V-SP – Mixed-Use Village and Specific Plan (Magnolia Avenue) Overlay Zones; 2) Design Review of project plans; and 3) Variance to allow an existing smaller parcel than the parcel size required in the MU-V Zone to be developed with a mixed use development. The 0.40-acre project site is currently developed with a 7,730 square-foot, two-story office building, located at 3845 La Sierra Avenue, situated on the east side of La Sierra Avenue, between Channing Street and Magnolia Avenue, in the CR-SP - Commercial Retail and Specific Plan (Magnolia Avenue) Overlay Zones, in Ward 6. The Community and Economic Development Department recommends that the City Planning Commission determine that this project is exempt from the Califo Video Video
22-1423 5PLANNING CASE PR-2022-001313 (AMD): Proposal by the City of Riverside to amend Titles 17 (Grading), 18 (Subdivision), and 19 (Zoning) of the Riverside Municipal Code, including but not limited to Chapter 17.28 (Minimum Grading Standards and General Requirements) of Title 17; Articles III (Maps and Permits), IV (Requirements for Filing and Approval Process), V (Permit Provisions) and VI (Definitions) of Title 18; and Articles III (Nonconforming Provisions), V (Base Zones and Related Use and Development Provisions), VI (Overlay Zones), VII (Specific Land Use Provisions), VIII (Site Planning and General Development Provisions), IX (Land Use Development Permit Requirements and Procedures) and X (Definitions) of Title 19. The proposed amendments are intended to: 1) Align the City’s development regulations with recent changes to State law relating to two-unit developments and urban lot splits (also known as Senate Bill 9); 2) Streamline and clarify the City’s development regulations related to Accessory and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units to reduce barriers and increase housing producti Video Video
22-1413 6Items for future agendas and updates from City Planner and Planning Commissioners. Video Video