Meeting details

Planning Commission

Held at Board Chambers

Thursday, 02/04/2016

From 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Members of the public wishing to address the Commission on matters other than scheduled items may do so at this time, when recognized by the Chairman. Presentations are limited to three minutes per individual.
This is the time set for Planning Staff updates.
HEARINGS: (Advertised for 9:00 a.m.)
A request by the PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY for a Development Plan/Coastal Development Permit to allow the modification of the existing rail spur currently on the southwest side of the Santa Maria Refinery in order to allow for the import/unloading of crude oil at the refinery via train. The rail spur project includes a 6,915-foot long rail spur, an unloading facility, onsite pipelines, replacement of coke rail loading tracks, the construction of five parallel tracks with the capacity to hold a 5,190-foot-long unit train consisting of 80 tank cars (60 feet each), two buffer cars (60 feet each), and three locomotives (90 feet each), and accessory improvements outlined in more detail below in the staff report as well as the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). The site is in the South County Coastal Planning Area, in the Industrial Land Use Category, and is located at 2555 Willow Road, approximately 3 miles west of the Nipomo Urban Reserve Line and approximately 3,300 feet from the nearest residence. Also being considered is the FEIR.

County File Number: DRC2012-00095
Assessor Parcel Numbers: 092-401-011, 092-401-013, 092-401-005, & 092-411-005
Supervisorial District: 4 Date Accepted: July 12, 2013
Project Manager: Ryan Hostetter Recommendation: Denial
PLC 5/2016