CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: July 22, 2003
Subject/Title: Set Public Hearing for an Appeal of Signature Homes Rezone
Amendment to PD-45, TSM 8534, DR02-33 and the Mitigated Negative Declaration
prepared for the project proposed north of Sycamore Avenue at it’s existing
Submitted by: Community Development (M. Oshinsky/M.Leana)
Approved by: John Stevenson, City Manager
Set the public hearing for this appeal for the meeting of August 12, 2003.
The City Council created PD-45 in November, 2001 in conjunction with the
adoption of the new General Plan. At the time, this planned development was
created as a “shell” PD, without development standards.
On July 1, 2003, the Planning Commission by passage of Resolutions 03-45 and
03-46 recommended that the City Council amend PD-45 by creating development
standards for a 54.69 acre parcel located along the north side of Sycamore
Avenue at its present easterly terminus, approve TSM 8534 subdividing this
parcel into 177 single family residential lots and four remainder parcels
which included two “pocket parks” and a woman’s shelter, and a residential
design review for eight models on the 177 lots. Included within this
recommendation was approval of a Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for
On July 10, 2003, within the ten day appeal period established under the
Brentwood Municipal Code, Mr. Richard G. Bates, Jr. filed an appeal of the
Planning Commission’s action on the above referenced project applications.
As required by City Code, Mr. Bates has paid the appropriate appeal fee and
has provided a written statement as to where he believes there was an error
or abuse of discretion by the Planning Commission in its action on the
project and where the Commission’s decision was not supported by evidence on
Letter of appeal from Mr. Richard G. Bates, Jr., dated July 1, 2003.