A. Procedure; minor applications. Minor applications are applications to construct a structure not otherwise prohibited by any provision of this code, on a lot at least one (1) acre and up to five (5) acres in area, submitted after April 19, 2014, the effective date of this chapter, and where such structure is. The property owner shall submit an application for building permit review and approval evidencing compliance with § 20.263.040. The building permit shall be reviewed and approved by the Community Development Department and a permit obtained prior to issuance of final granting of the use at the new location.
B. Procedure; major applications. Major applications are proposals to construct an equestrian facility not otherwise prohibited by any provision of this code, on a site more than five (5) acres in area, submitted after the effective date of this chapter. These applications shall be subject to conditional use permit approval. All procedures regarding conditional use permit approval of equestrian facilities in the Equestrian Overlay Zone, and/or the revocation or modification thereof, shall be governed by procedures and requirements related to conditional use permits set forth in § 20.408.030, as amended from time to time. In addition to the application requirements in § 20.408.030, the application for a conditional use permit in the Equestrian Overlay Zone shall include:
1. A boundary survey map of the property. (A tentative subdivision map may be substituted for this requirement if the applicant proposes to subdivide the property.)
2. Existing topography of the development area shall be shown with contours at not more than two (2) foot intervals.
3. The gross land area of the development and the zoning classification and existing land use on all adjacent properties, including the location of structures and other improvements thereon.
4. A general development plan in compliance with § 20.263.040 (General Development Standards) and the following details shown to scale and dimensioned:
a. Location and use or uses proposed for each existing and each proposed structure in the development area, the number of stories, gross building area, and approximate location of entrances.
b. Location and use for any proposed structures related to the keeping of horses or horse activities.
c. All existing and proposed storage, curb cuts, driving lanes, parking areas, and loading areas.
d. All pedestrian walks, open areas, any horse arena and trails for the use of occupants of the proposed development or the public.
e. Types of surfacing proposed for all walks, driveways, any horse arena and trails.
f. A detailed plan for the landscaping of the development, including the location and heights of all proposed walls, fences and screen planting, and a statement setting forth the method by which such landscaping and fencing shall be preserved and maintained in compliance with Ordinance No. 1134.
g. A grading plan for the entire development.
h. All existing or proposed physical features such as hydrants, utility facilities, flood lights, drainage facilities and recreation facilities, and a statement setting forth the method by where these features shall be preserved and maintained.
i. Any additional drawings or information as may be required by the Planning Commission.
5. Plans and elevations of all structures indicating proposed architectural type and materials of construction.
6. Adequate information necessary for the city and applicant to comply with all requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the guidelines thereunder.
C. Planning Commission authority.
1. The Planning Commission shall have the authority to review major applications, as an administrative act, subject to the provisions of this Section, to require conditions of development in addition to those required by the zone where it is determined that such conditions are necessary to maintain consistency with, and/or further the objectives of the General Plan; are necessary to maintain harmony with the intent, purpose and spirit of this chapter; and/or where such additional requirements are deemed essential to protect the public safety and general welfare of the community.
2. Any condition of approval established by the Planning Commission in accordance with this section may be appealed to City Council.
(Ord. 1173, passed 3-18-14)