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File #: ZA 19-130    Name: PLN180316 - Ramirez & Gonzalez
Type: Zoning Administrator Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/3/2019 In control: Monterey County Zoning Administrator
On agenda: 10/10/2019 Final action:
Title: PLN180316 - RAMIREZ & GONZALEZ Continued from September 12, 2019 and September 26, 2019 - Public hearing to consider an after-the-fact permit for the construction of a 1,380 square foot steel barn and a 720 square foot horse stable. Project Location: 14700 Del Monte Farms Road, North County Land Use Plan Proposed CEQA Action: Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15303(e) of the CEQA Guidelines.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit A - Project Data Sheet, 3. Exhibit B - Draft Resolution, 4. Exhibit C - Vicinity Map
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PLN180316 - RAMIREZ & GONZALEZ
Continued from September 12, 2019 and September 26, 2019 - Public hearing to consider an after-the-fact permit for the construction of a 1,380 square foot steel barn and a 720 square foot horse stable.
Project Location: 14700 Del Monte Farms Road, North County Land Use Plan
Proposed CEQA Action: Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15303(e) of the CEQA Guidelines.
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Zoning Administrator:
a. Find that the project qualifies as a Class 3 Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15303 of the CEQA Guidelines, and none of the exceptions pursuant to Section 15300.2; and
b. Approve a Coastal Administrative Permit for the installation of a 1,380 square foot equipment barn, a retaining wall, and an unpermitted 720 square foot stable with a 270 square foot deck and 1,031 cubic yards of grading associated with the stable.
c. Approve a Coastal Administrative Permit for Animal Husbandry - the keeping of six (6) horses on the property.
A draft resolution, including findings and evidence, is attached for consideration (Exhibit B).
Staff recommends approval subject to five (5) conditions.

PROJECT INFORMATION:
Project Owner: Bulmaro Ramirez and Maria Gonzalez
APN: 131-043-012-000
Zoning: Low Density Residential, 5 acres per unit (Coastal Zone) [LDR-5 (CZ)]
Plan Area: North County Land Use Plan - Coastal Zone
Parcel Size: 10.6 acres (461,736 square feet).
Flagged and Staked: No

SUMMARY:
On June 19, 2018, the Code Enforcement Division of the Resource Management Agency conducted an inspection of the property and structures located at 14700 Del Monte Farms Road, Castroville. The inspection revealed that a 1,380 square foot accessory structure (detached garage/storage), a 720 square foot horse stable, and retaining walls had been erected, and approximately 1,000 cubic yards or grading had occurred without the benefit of permits. To clear the violation, the property owners, Bulmaro Ramir...

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