Tag: Martinez Planning Commission

Planning commissioners nix shooting galleries, OK park and Measure I

Planning commissioners nix shooting galleries, OK park and Measure I

| September 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – If Brandon Varise proceeds with the Flexsquare LLC application for Off Trail Outfitters, a flagship sporting goods store at 604 Ferry Street, there will be no enclosed shooting galleries with it. The audience burst into applause when four members of the City Planning Commission unanimously passed a resolution recommending the city council […]

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Planners consider downtown sports store with indoor gun range

Planners consider downtown sports store with indoor gun range

| July 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – People opposed to guns downtown filled the usually empty seats at the Planning Commission meeting, July 23. The reason is Brandon Varise’s proposal for Off Trail, a “flagship sporting goods store” at 604 Ferry Street would have a shooting range in the basement. Not all of the people who came to give […]

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Planning Commission eyes capital improvement program Wednesday

| May 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez Planning Commission will meet Wednesday in a special session to determine whether the city’s five-year capital improvement program conforms with the General Plan. A staff report said most projects consist of rehabilitation or maintenance tasks that don’t require a finding of General Plan consistency. However, the city’s practice is to send the Capital Improvement […]

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Sal’s lease extension, concession stand repairs, Firefly on tonight’s Council agenda

Sal’s lease extension, concession stand repairs, Firefly on tonight’s Council agenda

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Decisions on a restaurant’s lease extension, Waterfront Park’s concession stand repairs and an ordinance amendment to accommodate the company whose cannabis dispensary application had been put on hold are on tonight’s Martinez City Council meeting agenda. Also under consideration tonight are an employees’ compensation plan and a Capital Improvement Program amendment related […]

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Planning Commission moves forward Dunivan annexation request, shooting range zones

Planning Commission moves forward Dunivan annexation request, shooting range zones

| April 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez Planning Commission met Tuesday and unanimously approved an annexation request for 10 acres owned by the Dunivan Family Trust and also unanimously approved a conditional permitted use for an indoor shooting ranges in the Central Commercial zoning district. The annexation request is for a narrow parcel at 1030 Vaca Creek Road that is bounded […]

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Planning Commission sends recommendation for cannabis ordinance to City Council

Planning Commission sends recommendation for cannabis ordinance to City Council

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission decided Tuesday it likes most of the provisions of a proposed commercial cannabis ordinance, but suggested allowing an additional delivery service among those the city would allow to operate within its limits. City staff has recommended two retail, or dispensary, cannabis businesses, and has suggested they’d be suitable additions […]

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Planning Commission approves permits, variances for two homes

| January 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission has given its approval for construction of two neighboring homes, one at 120 Westpark St. and the other at 1491 Prospect Ave. Applicants needed Commission approval Tuesday night for conditional use permits because the houses would exceed the 25-foot height limit, and variances to side yard setback requirements. Both […]

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City panels touring Vallejo cannabis businesses Wednesday

City panels touring Vallejo cannabis businesses Wednesday

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez City Council and the Planning Commission will tour two Vallejo cannabis businesses today. Afterwards, the Council will consider its final vote on personal cultivation, then turn its attention to the end of year audit report. The Council and Commission will meet at 3 p.m. at Martinez City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., then travel to […]

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Planning Commission weighs in on commercial cannabis ordinance

Planning Commission weighs in on commercial cannabis ordinance

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In a workshop devoted to making suggestions for Martinez’s commercial cannabis ordinance, the Planning Commission focused Thursday on getting one phrase defined – “youth center.” Frustrated by the vague way California defined the term in its own cannabis law, the Planning Commission equally has been upset that the definition has delayed a […]

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Planning Commission to review Martinez’s proposed cannabis management

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission will review proposals Thursday for the city’s proposed Cannabis Management Program. Community and Economic Development Director Christina Ratcliffe wrote in her report that the Commission’s directions on topics under consideration for the program would be incorporated into a draft ordinance, which the panel will see in 2019. This is […]

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