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October 28, 2020
6:00 p.m.


This meeting is compliant with the Governors Executive Order N-25-20 issued on March 4, 2020 allowing for deviation of teleconference rules required by the Brown Act. The purpose of this is to provide the safest environment for staff and the public while allowing for public participation. The meeting will be held by tele or video conferencing. The public may participate via Zoom Meeting.

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Planning Commissioners: Eric Lane, Paul Tonelli, Randy Lamb, Nancy Lerner, Perry Narancic

 Staff: Stephanie B. Davis (Principal Planner), Jake Garcia (Associate Planner), Sally Bentz- Dalton (Town Arborist)

2.         PUBLIC COMMENTS (only for items, which are not on the agenda - limit of 3 minutes per person)

3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES –  September 23, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting.


Request for a review of the Annual Master Plan Update. Atherton Municipal Code Section 17.36.050.

Recommendation: Accept the report on the 2020 Annual master Plan Update.

b) Lot Line Re-designation- 333 Atherton (APN 073-220-160) – Request for a Lot Line Re-designation to define the northern property line (parallel to Atherton Avenue) as the front property line and the southern property line as the rear property line. Atherton municipal Code Chapters 17.20 and 17.32.

Recommendation: Approve the Lot Line Re-designation.

c) Heritage Tree Removal (HTR) Permit - Undeveloped parcel (no Address) located behind 283 Selby Lane in Atherton (Assessor's Parcel Number 059-281-250) - Request for a Heritage Tree Removal (HTR) Permit to allow for the removal of three (3) heritage trees; one (1) Coast Live Oak tree and (2) Redwood trees. Atherton Municipal Code Chapter 8.10.

Recommendation: Approve the Heritage Tree Removal Permit.



7.         ADJOURN

If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing.  Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision becomes final.  Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.

Planning Commission decisions are appealable by any aggrieved person to the City Council within 10 days of the date of the decision.

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