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File #: 22-231    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2022 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 4/5/2022 Final action: 4/5/2022
Title: Public hearing to consider an appeal of the Planning Commission's denial of a Coastal Development Permit, pursuant to Section 6328.4 of the County Zoning Regulations, for the County Parks Department's Off-Leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program: A) Open the public hearing B) Close the public hearing C) Uphold in part and overturn in part the Planning Commission's decision to deny the Parks Department's application for a Coastal Development Permit to implement the off-leash pilot program at Pillar Point Bluffs and Quarry Park, as follows: deny the CDP for the pilot program at Pillar Point Bluffs for the reasons stated by the Planning Commission, and approve the CDP for the pilot program at Quarry Park on the basis that it is in conformity with the Local Coastal Program, General Plan and zoning regulations, as conditioned by staff recommendation.
Attachments: 1. 20220405_es_Off Leash Dog pilot, 2. 20220405_att_attachments_Off Leash Dog Pilot
Special Notice / Hearing: 10-day notice; publication and 300-ft. radius
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
Subject: Consideration of an appeal of the Planning Commission's denial of a Coastal Development Permit, pursuant to Section 6328.4 of the County Zoning Regulations, for the County Parks Department's Off-Leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program. The decision on this application is appealable to the California Coastal Commission.

County File Number: PLN2021-00333
(San Mateo County Parks Department)


RECOMMENDATION:
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Public hearing to consider an appeal of the Planning Commission's denial of a Coastal Development Permit, pursuant to Section 6328.4 of the County Zoning Regulations, for the County Parks Department's Off-Leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program:

A) Open the public hearing

B) Close the public hearing

C) Uphold in part and overturn in part the Planning Commission's decision to deny the Parks Department's application for a Coastal Development Permit to implement the off-leash pilot program at Pillar Point Bluffs and Quarry Park, as follows: deny the CDP for the pilot program at Pillar Point Bluffs for the reasons stated by the Planning Commission, and approve the CDP for the pilot program at Quarry Park on the basis that it is in conformity with the Local Coastal Program, General Plan and zoning regulations, as conditioned by staff recommendation.

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BACKGROUND:
On February 9, 2022, the Planning Commission considered a request from the County Parks Department (Parks) for a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) to implement an Off-Leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program in two Coastside parks - Pillar Point Bluff (PPB) and Quarry Park (QP). In October 2018, the Board of Supervisors amended Section 3.68.180 of the County Ordinance Code to allow on-leash dog access on designated and signed trails in certain San Mateo County Parks, including the two subject parks. At the same meeting, the Board of Supervis...

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