This is the time for citizens to comment on subject matters not on the agenda and that are within the jurisdiction of the Commission. This is also
the public s opportunity to request an item from the Consent Calendar be pulled for discussion purposes or to comment on any item on the agenda. Comments related to Public Hearing items will be heard at the time the item is discussed. A maximum of three minutes is allowed for each speaker. Please begin your comments by stating your name and providing your city of residence.
ADJOURNMENT Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available to
public inspection in the Planning Division Office located at 317 N. Douty Street, Hanford, California 93230, during normal business hours. Such documents are also available at the city s website, www.cityofhanfordca.com subject to staff s ability to post documents before the meeting.
APPEALS: Any action of the Planning Commission, which is a final project decision, may be appealed to the City Council by the applicant or any
adversely affected person. To file an appeal, an appeal application and filing fee of 1,000.00 must be submitted to the Community Development Department, 317 N. Douty Street, Hanford, California, within ten (10) days following the date of the final decision of the Planning Commission.
FLAG SALUTE Commissioner SANCHEZ led the flag salute.
PUBLIC COMMENT This is the time for citizens to comment on subject matters not on the agenda and that are within the jurisdiction of the Commission.
This is also the public s opportunity to request an item from the Consent Calendar be pulled for discussion purposes or to comment on any item on the agenda. Comments related to Public Hearing items will be heard at the time the item is discussed. A maximum of three minutes is allowed for each speaker. Please begin your comments by stating your name and providing your city of residence.
Section 17.08.030 Commercial, Office, and Industrial Zone Use Table of the Hanford Municipal Code by adding sections in order to permit or permit
with a conditional use permit, the following uses in the C-R Regional Commercial zone district: colleges; exercise studios; large health facilities; business support services; medical offices; professional and commercial offices; laboratories; government offices; furniture stores; landscape nurseries; banks and credit unions secondary branch; food catering; payday lenders; and tailoring. (Staff recommends continuance of the item to May 14, 2019). Per Community Development Director Mata, staff recommended that the Public Hearing be continued to the May 14, 2019 meeting.
RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS] MOVER: Michael Johnston SECONDER: Richard Douglas AYES: Douglas, Johnston, Paden, Perico, Galvan, Sanchez, Kemp Van Ee
2. Conditional Use Permit No. 2019-03: is a request to allow a furniture store, under 20,000 square feet, to be located within the Hanford Mall in
the C-R Regional Commercial zone district. The project is located at 1673 W. Lacey Boulevard, Suite 109 (APN 011-060-037). Chairperson PADEN opened the Public Hearing at 7:11 p.m. and called for the Staff Report.
Joe Serrano, owner (with his father) of Serrano's Furniture, stated that his business is growing, and they need more room. If his location were
larger, he would remain downtown; but, he had to look for a larger space. Serrano's owns the building at their current location, and they are looking for a tenant to rent the space. Mr. Serrano responded to Commissioners' questions.
Motion to adopt Resolution No. 2019-05, approving Conditional Use Permit 2019-03.
RESULT: APPROVED [6 TO 1] MOVER: Richard Douglas SECONDER: Jason Kemp Van Ee AYES: Douglas, Johnston, Paden, Perico, Sanchez, Kemp Van Ee NAYS:
3. MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENT NO. 2019-02 is a request to amend Title 17, Section 17.08.030 of the Hanford Municipal Code by adding to the line D8
dispensaries (non-storefront retail) as a conditional use in the IH zone, amending line I23 to allow storefront retail dispensaries as a conditional use in the MX-D zone and amend Section 17.69 to allow medical and adult use commercial operations and to allow dispensaries. Chairperson PADEN opened the Public Hearing at 7:44 p.m. and called for the staff report.
Tentative Tract 919 is a subdivision of 31.77 acres into 125 single-family, low-density residential lots, in accordance with the General Plan
designation for the area, Low-Density Residential. Although Tentative Tract 919 was submitted under the 2002 General Plan and Zoning Ordinance, staff evaluated the map for consistency with both the 2002 General Plan and 2035 General Plan and Zoning Ordinance. The project satisfies all standards required for the 2035 General Plan and R-L-5 Low-Density Residential zoning designation.