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File #: 22-756    Version: 2
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/3/2022 In control: PLANNING COMMISSION
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action:
Title: PLANNING APPLICATION 21-21 FOR A RETAIL CANNABIS STOREFRONT BUSINESS LOCATED AT 1990 HARBOR BOULEVARD
Attachments: 1. PA-21-21 Report, 2. 1. Draft Planning Commission Resolution, 3. 2. Applicant Letter, 4. 3. Vicinity Map, 5. 4. Zoning Map, 6. 5. Site Photos, 7. 6. Conceptual Plans, 8. 7. Public Comment
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PLANNING APPLICATION 21-21 FOR A RETAIL CANNABIS STOREFRONT BUSINESS LOCATED AT 1990 HARBOR BOULEVARD

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DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT/PLANNING DIVISION
PRESENTED BY: MICHELLE HALLIGAN, CONTRACT PLANNER
CONTACT INFORMATION: MICHELLE HALLIGAN, 714-754-5608; Michelle.Halligan@costamesaca.gov

RECOMMENDATION:
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Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt a Resolution to:
1. Find that the project is categorically exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Class 1), Existing Facilities; and
2. Approve Planning Application 21-21, subject to conditions of approval.

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APPLICANT OR AUTHORIZED AGENT:
The property owner, applicant and authorized agent is Robert Taft, Jr. of Vertical Four, Inc.

BACKGROUND:
The subject 9,191-square-foot property is located at 1990 Harbor Boulevard and is situated on the east side of the street, between Ford Road and West Bay Street. The site is zoned C1 (Local Business District) and is surrounded by C1 and C2 (General Business District) zoned properties. The site and the surrounding properties have a General Plan Land Use Designation of "General Commercial."
The surrounding uses include an upholstery business to the north, an automotive repair business to the south, and a car dealership's parking lot located to the west. The adjacent sites are separated from the subject property by buildings and fencing. Existing uses located to the east (across Harbor Boulevard) include auto repair, vehicle accessories, and car rentals.
The existing development on the subject property consists of a one-story 2,446-square-foot building fronting Harbor Boulevard, a two-story 1,332-square-foot building located at the rear of the property and an un-striped surface parking area located between the two buildings. Two building permits were issued for the property in 2021, prior to the City accepting cannabis retail sto...

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