Tag Archives: Planning Commission

Top planner: County, state ‘out of sync’ on permitting

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county’s planning director has told the Planning Commission that local and state oversight of marijuana permitting is “completely out of sync” and “Humboldt County has lost its position as lead agency because people are going to the state agencies first.” Prioritization of county permitting is covered in

Supes address scope of PlanCo

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With dissent from one of its members, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved notifying the Planning Commission that it must go through the board to agendize discussions on issues out of its purview. The process for agendizing Planning Commission items is explained in a letter to commissioners

Supes refer ‘substantial changes’ to Planning Commission

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county’s General Plan Update is nearing its final phase and the Board of Supervisors is asking for timely progress as it refers 168 land use changes to the Planning Commission. A requirement to refer substantial changes to the update back to the commission was discussed at a

Medijuana Zone OKd by Planco, now on to the council

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Planning Commission last week approved a resolution creating a Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ) on West End Road. The resolution will next go to the City Council for possible further modification and final approval. The MMIZ designates 12 parcels near Aldergrove Industrial Park as sites where

McK Fire Station expansion, new teen center before PlanCo

Union Staff Report EUREKA – Two McKinleyville projects – the expansion of the fire station and the construction of a teen center – will be considered Thursday, July 3 by the Humboldt County Planning Commission. The commission meets at 6 p.m. at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 825 Fifth St., Eureka. The Arcata Fire Protection

News Analysis: General Plan Update Lawsuit Threat Bites The Feeding Hands

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county’s General Plan Update is the target of a lawsuit threat that could lead to its referral back to the Planning Commission. In some ways, it is a surprising twist. A Nov. 19 letter to the Board of Supervisors from a Sacramento-based land use law firm hired

McK projects before Planning Commission

The Humboldt County Planning Commission will consider two McKinleyville projects at its meeting Thursday, May 2. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at Board of Supervisors’ Chambers inside the County Courtouse in Eureka. The board will consider a modification to the conditions of approval for Phase Two of the Central Estates Subdivision. The project is