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Zoning Administrator Meeting – December 5, 2012 <br />Page 1 <br />TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br />ZONING ADMINISTRATOR <br />REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br />December 5, 2012 <br />Town Hall – Administrative Center <br />10183 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee, CA <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />1. CALL TO ORDER. The meeting was called to order at 1:04 p.m. by Zoning Administrator John <br />McLaughlin. <br /> <br />Attendees Present: John McLaughlin, Zoning Administrator/Community Development Director; <br />Denyelle Nishimori, Senior Planner; Yumie Dahn, Planning Division Intern; Mike Vaughn, Senior <br />Engineer; Laura Dabe, Administrative Secretary; Item 4.1: Gordon and Kim Cross, Applicant. <br /> <br />2. PUBLIC COMMENT. <br /> <br />Zoning Administrator McLaughlin opened public comment at 1:04 p.m. Seeing none, Zoning <br />Administrator McLaughlin closed public comment. <br /> <br />3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. <br /> <br />3.1 November 20, 2012 – Rescheduled Regular Meeting <br /> <br />4. PUBLIC HEARINGS. <br /> <br />4.1 Application No. 12-029/MUP (Boehmer Garage Addition); Gordon Cross, Lake Tahoe <br />Designs, Applicant; David Boehmer, Owner. Yumie Dahn, Planning Division Intern. <br /> <br /> The applicant is requesting the following land use permit approvals: (1) Minor Use Permit to <br />construct a new approximately 687-square-foot two-story single-car garage within an existing 10- <br />foot power and telephone easement located along the southern property line; and (2) Minor Use <br />Permit approval to reduce the required 12.5-foot Donner Lake side yard setback to eight feet for <br />the eastern garage wall and 6.5 feet for the garage eaves. <br /> <br />Staff Recommendation: That the Zoning Administrator determine the project to be exempt from <br />CEQA pursuant to Section 15303(e) approve the Minor Use Permits based on the recommended <br />findings and subject to the recommended conditions of approval. <br /> <br />Planning Division Intern Dahn presented information from the staff report (on file with the Town <br />Clerk). <br /> <br />APPLICANT PRESENTATION <br /> <br />Gordon Cross, Applicant for Owner David Boehmer: <br />• Project is not setting precedent. <br />• Project will save the existing driveway. <br /> <br />McLaughlin: The driveway goes down the slope and is used by others? <br /> <br />Cross: Several property owners use the driveway and the owner does not want to create a fight <br />over the easement; it is 100 percent open for use.