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File #: 22-874    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/15/2022 In control: PLANNING COMMISSION
On agenda: 9/26/2022 Final action:
Title: PLANNING APPLICATION 21-29 FOR A RETAIL CANNABIS STOREFRONT BUSINESS LOCATED AT 170 EAST 17TH STREET, SUITES 115 AND 116 (CATALYST)
Attachments: 1. Agenda 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. Project Plans, 8. 7. Public Comments
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TITLE:
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PLANNING APPLICATION 21-29 FOR A RETAIL CANNABIS STOREFRONT BUSINESS LOCATED AT 170 EAST 17TH STREET, SUITES 115 AND 116 (CATALYST)

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DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT/PLANNING DIVISION
PRESENTED BY: NANCY HUYNH, SENIOR PLANNER
CONTACT INFORMATION: NANCY HUYNH, 714-754-5609; Nancy.Huynh@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 21-29, subject to conditions of approval.

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APPLICANT OR AUTHORIZED AGENT:
The applicant/authorized agent is Elliot Lewis of RD x Catalyst - Costa Mesa LLC, on behalf of the property owner, Jewell Brother Properties LLC.

BACKGROUND:
At the Planning Commission meeting on August 22, 2022, Planning Application 21-29 was requested to be continued by the applicant due to a noticing issue. The applicant requested to continue their project so that they could work with staff to address these issues. The Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue the public hearing to their regular meeting on September 26, 2022.The details and analysis of the proposed project can be found in the August 22, 2022 Planning Commission staff report and attachments at the link below:
https://costamesa.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=PA&ID=922027&GUID=087F0A0E-03A6-4E97-8C5D-DEFB294D6957
Public comments received during the August 22, 2022 Planning Commission meeting can be found at the link below:
https://costamesa.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=E3&ID=922027&GUID=087F0A0E-03A6-4E97-8C5D-DEFB294D6957
This staff report focuses on providing analysis of issues raised as part of the public comments which were not already addressed in the prior staff report.
DESCRIPTION:
Planning Application 21-29 is a request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to...

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