DATE OF NOTICE: June 6, 2020
CITY OF MURRIETA
DIRECTOR’S DETERMINATION - NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPROVE
Minor Conditional Use Permit (MCUP) 2019-2050
MINOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (MCUP) 2019-2050: A Minor Conditional Use Permit to allow for an expansion of an existing brewery to add a 903 square foot tasting facility (Tap Rooms, Service/Bar, Restrooms) within an existing 17,000 square foot one-story commercial building. Additionally, a 1,770 square foot outdoor accessory patio is proposed for operations, which will be contained within an existing landscaped area. The subject property is located at 26015 Jefferson Avenue, Suites D, E, and F (APN: 910-221-004, 005, and 006); and
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN for the above described project and the following:
PRELIMINARY PROJECT DETERMINATION:
The City of Murrieta conducted a review of the project and the City Planner (On behalf of the Director) has made a preliminary determination to approve the project consistent with applicable findings. The City Planner will consider all comments before a final decision is made on proposed Minor Conditional Use Permit (MCUP) 2019-2050.
PRELIMINARY ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION:
The City of Murrieta conducted a preliminary environmental review of the project and the City Planner (On behalf of the Director) has made the following preliminary environmental determination pursuant CEQA Guidelines:
Categorical Exemption: The project meets the criteria as set forth in State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) because the project involves no additions to the structure and a negligible expansion of use. The project involves minor alterations of the existing building and the existing exterior landscape area.
YOUR OPTIONS FOR SUBMITTING COMMENTS AND/OR REQUEST FOR A PUBLIC HEARING:
Any person may submit written comments on the preliminary project determination no later than 10 days after the date of this notice.
A public hearing at the Planning Commission can be requested no later than 10 days after the date of this notice for consideration of the project application.
State law provides that if you challenge the City’s action on this project in court you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing (if requested with this application) or described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to, or prior to the public hearing (if requested with this application).
If the last day to file a request for a public hearing on the above application falls on a legal holiday recognized by the city or on a Saturday or Sunday, the following business day shall be deemed the last day to file the request.
The proposed project application, plans, environmental documentation, technical studies, and other related information may be reviewed at the Planning Division office at City Hall Monday – during the hours of operation open to the general public. Please contact the Planning Division at (951) 461-6060 with any questions or to assist you further. You are welcome to review the project plan(s) and information.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, please contact staff for further assistance, or visit https://www.murrietaca.gov/746/Development-Services COVID-19 updates webpage. You may request a copy of the above-described items and draft decision. This can be to be mailed, or emailed to you by calling the project planner, Aaron Rintamäki, Associate Planner, (951) 461-6079, [email protected]. Staff will also make themselves available via phone to go over any questions and/or concerns that you may have with the proposal.
Comments on the project application and/or a request for a Public Hearing may be submitted to following:
City of Murrieta, Development Services Department, Attn: Aaron Rintamäki, Associate Planner, 1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562 or [email protected]