DeTurk Round Barn Appeal 6/30/09 at 5 PM.

Jun 29, 2009 in Public Meetings

Santa Rosa City Council will hear the Appeal regarding the De Turk Round Barn use permit at  City Hall  100 Santa Rosa Ave.  June 30, 2009 at 5:00 P.M.   AGENDA

ITEM 11.3 Public Hearing – Appeal of Planning Commission Decision – De Turk Round Barn– 819 Donahue Street

 Turk Round Barn and Park, located in the heart of our neighborhood

Turk Round Barn and Park, located in the heart of our neighborhood

BACKGROUND: On May 14, 2009, the Planning Commission approved (6 0) a Conditional Use Permit for use of the existing De Turk Round Barn, 819 Donahue Street, as a community center. On May 26, 2009, Lea Barron-Thomas submitted an appeal requesting that the Planning Commission’s approval of the Conditional Use Permit be modified to address neighborhood concerns. Grounds for appeal include four specific issues including parking, noise, alcohol, and the dog park.

Full Staff report

Quick notes: Hours of operation (including set up and take down):
Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 am to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Events over 70 people: requires a special event permit; No more than two events in any 30 day period, Parking and security plan required. Maximum occupancy of the barn is 150 people; events with more than 100 people will require additional restrooms to be placed in the park. Additional restrooms will only be open during event hours. Outdoor restrooms will be locked and removed from the park within a timely manner after the conclusion of the event.

All activities must meet City’s noise ordinance.  Amplified sound equipment (D.J., amplified band) limited to hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Sundays and legal holidays.

Neighbors are encouraged to review the full staff report and to attend the meeting and make comments. You may also contact your City Council (ASAP)to provide input: Santa Rosa City Council

Neighbors may call Lea Barron-Thomas, West End Neighborhood Assocation President for more info. (707) 694-5113