NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sierra County Planning Commission will conduct the following public hearings at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, Sierra County Courthouse, Downieville, CA. Interested persons are urged to attend.
Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Co-op, Applicant and Landowner: Consideration of Zone Variance and Conditional Use Permit to install an 80’ tall tower for wireless communication to improve broadband internet coverage in the Sierraville area. The tower will be located at an existing electrical substation located at 100 Wilson Lane, Sierraville, and identified as APN 013-090-035. The property is zoned A1-Agricultural (requiring a Conditional Use Permit), and the proposed tower would be located approx. 31’ from the front property line (abutting Wilson Ln.)—requiring a 29’ setback variance. Planning staff’s preliminary environmental assessment: exempt under CEQA Guidelines Sections CCR 15303 (Class 3) and 15305 (Class 5) Categorical Exemption.
Lucy Blake, Applicant and Landowner: Consideration of a zone variance to allow the change of occupancy and conversion of an existing 3000 sq. ft. Masonic Hall into two residential units. One 1800 sq. ft. single family residence and a 1200 sq. ft. attached accessory dwelling unit. The project site, identified as APN 015-022-004, is located at 205 Battelle Street, Sierraville. Planning staff’s preliminary environmental assessment: exempt under CEQA Guidelines Sections CCR 15301 (Class 1) and 15303 (Class 3) Categorical Exemption.
County Initiated Zone Amendment: The project involves a County-Initiated Zone Amendment to re-zone nine (9) parcels identified by the Board of Supervisors as current priorities to bring each parcel’s zoning into consistency with the General Plan. The properties identified as APN’s 015-110-005; 015-033-003; 015-080-006; 015-080-014; 015-090-001; 008-200-008; 003-122-012; 002-160-072; and 004-270-006 are located in various areas of unincorporated Sierra County. Planning staff’s preliminary environmental assessment: statutorily exempt under CEQA, PRC Section 21083.3(e) [rezoning consistent with GP for which an EIR was already certified]
If you challenge the proposed actions for which this notice is given in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearings described in this notice, or raised within written correspondence delivered to the agency conducting the hearings, at, or prior to, the public hearings.