Tag: Martinez Planning Commission

Commission endorses personal cannabis cultivation ordinance

Commission endorses personal cannabis cultivation ordinance

| November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission has endorsed a proposed ordinance that regulates personal cultivation of cannabis, and has recommended it for City Council approval. The decision came swiftly Tuesday after a staff presentation. Although no one spoke on the matter that night, Commissioners asked the Council to assure that some citizens’ concerns aired last […]

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Marijuana dispensary clears first hurdle

Marijuana dispensary clears first hurdle

| August 1, 2018 | 3 Comments

Planning Commission approves permit, sends agreement to council for vote MARTINEZ, Calif. – With an acknowledgment it is punting a final decision, the Planning Commission approved a permit for the city’s first medicinal marijuana dispensary and has sent the project’s development agreement to the Council for its vote. Firefly’s application is the only one under […]

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Planning commission may rule Monday on cannabis dispensary

Planning commission may rule Monday on cannabis dispensary

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez Planning Commission may decide Monday whether a medicinal marijuana dispensary is appropriate to open in a suite at 4808 Sunrise Drive, in the same building of an athletic gym that says more than two-thirds of its clients are minors. Brian Millar, contract planner, wrote in his report that while the applicant, Firefly Health Corporation […]

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Council approves DeNova residential development documents for former golf course

Council approves DeNova residential development documents for former golf course

| June 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council, with Vice Mayor Lara DeLaney abstaining, have approved development documents Wednesday associated with DeNova Homes’ proposal to put 92 homes on the former Pine Meadow Golf Course. The vote Wednesday night came during an extended appeal of a unanimous Planning Commission vote that also approved the mitigated negative declaration, […]

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Planning Commission recommends Council approval of General Plan, Housing Element reports

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission is sending the annual reports on implementation of the city’s General Plan and its Housing Element to the Martinez City Council for acceptance. Christina Ratcliffe, Community and Economic Development director, and Contract Planner Brian Millar sent the 2017 reports to the Commission, which conducted a public hearing Tuesday to […]

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Council to hear appeal of Vine Hill Way development

Council to hear appeal of Vine Hill Way development

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Two Martinez residents who historically are on opposite sides of whether the former Pine Meadow Golf Course should be developed with housing have sent a Planning Commission decision on the matter to the City Council. The public hearing is tonight at City Hall. In a brief message to several officials, including City […]

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Planning commission approves Pine Meadow development documents

Planning commission approves Pine Meadow development documents

| May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission has approved unanimously both the mitigated negative declaration and the vesting tentative map for a proposed development to be built on the former Pine Meadow Golf Course. “That’s it. The project is approved,” said Christina Ratcliffe, Martinez Community and Economic Development director. However, one the development’s opponent, Tim Platt, […]

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Public hearing on Pine Meadow documents Tuesday

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A public hearing for a mitigated negative declaration and vesting tentative map for the former Pine Meadow Golf Course will take place Tuesday during a meeting of the Planning Commission. The property is at 451 Vine Hill Way, and now is owned by the Meadow Creek Group, according to a notice issued […]

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Planning commission delays decision on commercial cannabis application

Planning commission delays decision on commercial cannabis application

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission agreed Tuesday with a city staff recommendation to delay deciding whether to recommend the City Council approve an application for a medicinal marijuana dispensary. Originally, Contract Planner Cindy Gnos and Community and Economic Development Director Christina Ratcliffe had suggested the Commission recommend approving the conditional use permit and an […]

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Planning commission rules land by complies with General Plan

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The city’s proposal to purchase of a building on Escobar Street that would be demolished so the site could be used for parking complies with the Martinez General Plan, the Martinez Planning Commission decided Tuesday. The building sits at 821 to 825 Escobar St., and is surrounded by a parking lot. Its […]

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