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The Planning Commission’s October 25th meeting was brief, but we got several updates on local projects we’ve been following. The lone Public Hearing was an application by the Rochambeau Cannabis Dispensary to expand their San...

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The Emeryville Planning Commission met on September 27th with three Public Hearings on the agenda. These items included a look at the proposed on-site consumption lounge for East Bay Therapeutics‘ new dispensary, a proposed senior housing...

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After a two month hiatus, the Planning Commission reconvened on August 23rd with two newly elected commissioners. Tito Young and Jonathan Hidalgo were both appointed by our City Council at the July 12 meeting to...

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The June Planning Commission meeting had updated discussions on several ongoing developments including the Ocean View Townhome project at 1270 Ocean Avenue and a proposed mixed-use project at 5850 Shellmound Way. In addition, it was...

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The Emeryville Planning Commission held a special meeting last week to discuss the city’s contentious Parking Management Plan. For a quick summation of the plan, the City is contemplating an overhaul of how parking is...

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The April Planning Commission meeting had discussions on a replacement for the Art.com signs as well as updates on the proposed AT&T cell facilities and East Bay Therapeutics’ new dispensary that will occupy 5745 Peladeau...

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Cellular antennas were the focus for much of the Planning Commission’s March meeting as both Sprint and AT&T look to install new equipment in Emeryville. In addition, we got an update on the Adeline Springs...

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Planning Commission held a special meeting on March 15th to discuss a conditional use permit for a temporary lot for the Emery Go-Round fleet, as well as a PUD amendment for the Sherwin Williams development....

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February’s Planning Commission meeting included a discussion of the annual general plan progress report, approval of a new cannabis dispensary and a review of an updated final architecture plan for the Sherwin-Williams project. Director’s Report:...

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The new year started with a marathon January 25th Planning Commission meeting that spanned nearly five hours. The meeting was filled with interesting updates to some ongoing large projects as well as another use permit...

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The Emeryville Planning Commission held a special meeting on December 20th to discuss the issuance of use permits for three cannabis manufacturing applicants. All three applications are a result of our City Council’s decision back...

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The December 14th Planning Commission meeting saw two study sessions on the agenda. The first was for the Ocean View townhouse development that was previously discussed at the Commission’s January meeting. The second presented results...

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Emeryville City Council met for a Special Meeting on November 21st with significant developments including issuing the city’s first use permits for cannabis dispensaries. The meeting also saw the appointment of Councilmember John Bauters to...

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The October 25th Planning Commission meeting involved discussions on several ongoing projects in our city. The biggest agenda item was the final development plan study session for the architecture and park space of the massive...

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The September 27th Planning Commission saw two developments on the agenda. One being an update to the “Doyle Street Mews” project that was previously reviewed in the July recap, and a new development located at...

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The August 24th Planning Commission saw three public hearings on the agenda; two dealing with sign permits and the other involving potential wireless telecom installations to help increase the signal strength for cellular users. Prior to...

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The July 27th Planning Commission saw two study sessions on the agenda for two new housing projects. One for the “Doyle Street Mews” project that had been previously reviewed back in April of 2016, and...

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A formal design permit has been filed with the Oakland Bureau of Planning and Zoning for the proposed development of the empty lot at 6500 San Pablo Avenue, a lot that once housed the original Trader Vic’s...

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The June 21st Planning Commission saw agenda items including proposed signage for the Avalon residential development at 6301 Shellmound Street as well as an extension request for the 6701 Shellmound street (AKA The “Nady” Site) development. The agenda was slightly overshadowed by the news...

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The May 27th Planning Commission saw several important projects on the agenda. Public hearing occurred on two projects, including the Sherwin Williams property subdivision map, and the permitting of signage for the New Seasons market. There...

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