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File #: 426-2021    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/8/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 12/7/2021 Final action:
Title: Soscol Square Shopping Center Appeal
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - Amended Resolution PC2021-24
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Community Development Director

Prepared By: Michael Allen, Acting Planning Manager

Soscol Square Shopping Center Appeal


Adopt a resolution approving an appeal of the Planning Commission's approval of a Use Permit for a restaurant with a drive-through for the Soscol Square Shopping Center at 333 & 407 Soscol Avenue (APN: 046-190-024 & 046-190-054), resulting in a denial of the Use Permit previously approved by Planning Commission resolution PC2021-24, and determining that the actions authorized by this resolution were adequately analyzed by a previous CEQA action.

The Soscol Square Shopping Center Appeal was reviewed by the City Council during a public hearing held at their October 5, 2021 meeting. At that meeting, the Council continued the Appeal hearing to their November 2, 2021 meeting to give the future restaurant operator the opportunity to explain how they would manage the drive-through. At the November 2, 2021 meeting, after the City Council considered substantial testimony during the public hearing, the Council deliberated and took action on a 3 to 1 vote (Narvaez - no; and Luros - recused) to direct staff to prepare a resolution approving the appeal of the Use Permit for a drive through facility for a restaurant in the Soscol Shopping Center, thereby denying the drive through facility that was previously approved by Planning Commission resolution PC2021-24.

Attached to this staff report is a recommended resolution approving the appeal and denying the Use Permit for the drive through. Exhibit "A" to the recommended resolution identifies the modification of four conditions of approval related to the drive through, as summarized below.

In an e-mail to Staff, the Applicant requested that City Council remove three conditions of approval (COA) that the Planning Commission added to the Project at their Augus...

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