APRIL 14, 2015


TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015 7:00 P.M.


Members of the public are advised that all pagers, cellular telephones and any other communication devices be put on vibrate mode or turned off during the Planning Commission meeting.

Call to Order: 7:00 PM

Roll Call – Chairperson/Commissioners Pledge of Allegiance

Item No. 1-Presentations

a. Recognition of Luis Enrique Flores for his Service on the Livingston Planning Commission.

Item No. 2 –Annual Review of Planning Commission Adopted Policies

a. Livingston Planning Commission Adopted Policies as Last Amended in June 2001

• Administrative Policies: A-1 through A-9 Note from TheGardeningSnail. These P0licies include: 

  • Policy A-1 Chairmanship Rotation

  • Policy A-2 Deadline for Planning Commission Agenda

  • Policy A-3 Water Meter Policy

  • Policy A-4 Home Occupation Permits

  • Policy A-5 Annual Review of Policies

  • Policy A-6 Environmental Mitigation Monitoring Program

  • Policy A-7 Presence of Additional City Staff

  • Policy A-8 Planning Commission Training

  • Policy A-9 Meeting Decorum

• Site Plan Review Policies: SP-1 through SP-6  – Note from TheGardeningSnail. These Policies include:

  • Policy SP-1 Apartment Live-in Manager

  • Policy SP-2 Passable Surfaces

  • Policy SP-3 Guidelines for Building Construction

  • Policy SP-4 Sidewalk Construction

  • Policy SP-5 Site Plan/Design Review, Variances, and Use Permits Policy S

  • P-6 Multiple Family Parking

• Conditional Use Policy: CUP-1 Note From TheGardeningSnail:

  • Policy CUP-1 Hours of Operation – Alcohol Sales

Item No. 3 -Election of Officers

a. Election of New Chair and Vice-Chair for 2015.


Item No. 4 – Consent Agenda

All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered routine by the Planning Commission and will be adopted by one action of the Commission unless any member of the Commission wishes to remove an item for separate consideration.

a. Action Meeting Minutes from the February 10, 2015, Planning Commission Meeting.

Item No. 5 – Public Comment

a. Members of the Audience -At this time, any person may comment on any item that is NOT on the Agenda. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD. While the Planning Commission encourages participation from the audience, no more than five (5) minutes are allowed per discussion item. Topics not considered urgency matters may be referred to City Staff and/or placed on the next agenda for consideration and/or action by the Planning Commission.

Item No. 6 -Action Items

a. Consider amendments to Planning Commission adopted Policies to reflect current procedures and laws and to substitute Rosenberg’s Rules of Order for Robert’s Rules of Order.

(Note from TheGardeningSnail: See https://www.cacities.org/Resources/Open-Government/RosenbergText_2011.aspx For more information on Rosenberg’s Rules of Order)

Item No. 7 – Reports

a. Planning Commission

b. City Staff

Item No. 8 -Adjournment to regular meeting on May 12, 2015.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Community Development Department at (209) 394-8041, Ext. 112. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting.

Members of the public who have questions regarding any agenda item may comment on that item before and during consideration of that item when called upon by the Planning Commission Chairperson.

All actions of the Livingston Planning Commission can be appealed to the Livingston City Council by filing an appeal, in writing and paying the appropriate fees, with the City Clerk.


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