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File #: 22-642    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Miscellaneous Status: Passed
File created: 8/10/2022 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Recommendation to: A) Open public hearing B) Close public hearing C) Deny the appeal and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Coastal Development Permit (PLN 2018-00057), by making the required findings and adopting the conditions of approval listed in Attachment A.
Attachments: 1. 20220913_att_Executive Summary - PLN 2018-00057 (Bucks-Butane-Amerigas).pdf, 2. 20220913_att_Attachment A, 3. 20220913_att_Attachments B-G, 4. Item No. 14 - Amerigas Appeal.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Steve Monowitz, Community Development Director
Subject: Consideration of an appeal of the Planning Commission's approval of a Coastal Development Permit to legalize improvements to an existing propane distribution facility at 399 Airport Road in unincorporated Moss Beach. The project is appealable to the California Coastal Commission.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommendation to:

A) Open public hearing

B) Close public hearing

C) Deny the appeal and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Coastal Development Permit (PLN 2018-00057), by making the required findings and adopting the conditions of approval listed in Attachment A.

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BACKGROUND:
Project Proposal: The applicant is requesting a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) to legalize improvements that expand an existing propane distribution facility's use on a 1.47-acre parcel located on the west side of Airport Street in the unincorporated area of Moss Beach. The improvements include perimeter security fencing, graveling of the parcel, two cargo containers used to store tools and miscellaneous business-related storage, and the placement of a water tank (8-foot diameter).

At its public hearing on April 27, 2022, the Planning Commission considered the project, heard testimony from members of the public that oppose to the project due to their concerns about safety hazards caused by the existing use, and heard testimony from the applicant, including retraction for the proposed temporary and periodic storage of used propane tanks on the site. The Planning Commission approved (3-1) the CDP by adopting the required findings and modified conditions of approval (Attachment B).

On May 11, 2022, the appellant filed an appeal (Attachment C) of the Planning Commission's approval asserting that the fact that the existing 15,000-gallon propane storage tank and associated operations w...

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