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File #: 08-1241    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/29/2008 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Title: Supervisor Santiago recommending the Board waive the $20 per square foot fee for the required 500 square feet of matching commercial floor area for Bob Dogs Pizza in Meyers.
Attachments: 1. Letter to P. Maurer att'd 7-30-08.pdf
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Supervisor Santiago recommending the Board waive the $20 per square foot fee for the required 500 square feet of matching commercial floor area for Bob Dogs Pizza in Meyers.
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Background: The Meyers Community Plan, adopted by both the County and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), contains a formula for the allocation of commercial floor area (CFA) to new and expanded commercial projects. This permits the County to allocate up to 2000 square feet for any individual project, with a requirement that the applicant provide a match of CFA that is acquired from other sources. This includes purchasing CFA from a pool monitored by the County or purchased on the open market.

On August 5, 2008 the Board of Supervisors approved an allocation of CFA to Bryan Schwartz and Rebecca Schwartz-Leuch, owners of Bob Dogs Pizza, in order that they could construct a new, 2700 square-foot restaurant. The County allocated 2000 square feet from the CFA granted to the County by TRPA, and granted the use of an additional 500 square feet from the pool of CFA that can be used as the “match” requirement. The remaining 200 square feet was to be purchased from other sources available in the Basin.

The provisions for the matching commercial floor area are set forth in Appendix C of the Meyers Community Plan (MCP), as amended June 16, 1998. The plan reads:

As an option to providing the match required herein, the applicant receiving the allocation may pay a fee of $20.00 per square foot of required match. The funds received from this fee shall be allocated to Meyers Capital Improvement Projects.

The purchase of 500 square feet of the required match was condition 3 of the action taken by the Board when approving the allocation in 2008. The condition reads as follows:

The allocation recipient shall pay a fee of $20 per square foot to required “match” at the time of building permit issuance for up to 500 square feet of the proposed floor area. The allocation recipien...

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