Planning Commission

Cell service antennas planned for neighborhood

Cell service antennas planned for neighborhood

CARLSBAD — Sprint will be adding nine cell service antennas in a La Costa residential neighborhood, having obtained Planning Commission approval on Wednesday night.

La Costa Towne Center to be revamped with apartments

La Costa Towne Center to be revamped with apartments

CARLSBAD — With it’s primary storefront empty for five years, the 33-year-old La Costa Towne Center at the corner of El Camino Real and La Costa Avenue is at last getting a revamp.

Private club looks to open in Leucadia

Private club looks to open in Leucadia

ENCINITAS — Various rumors have pegged the private group Leucadia Club as a political think tank, a strip joint or even a religious cult. But those and other pieces of gossip aren’t true, the club’s organizers say.

Traffic calming, complete streets a driving force in general plan update

Traffic calming, complete streets a driving force in general plan update

CARLSBAD — Hoping to address perpetual traffic issues, Carlsbad’s traffic division is making traffic calming strategies and complete street concepts a driving force in the upcoming general plan update.

Cardiff beer-tasting room takes step forward

Cardiff beer-tasting room takes step forward

ENCINITAS — Beer-tasting rooms are allowed under Cardiff development rules, the Planning Commission determined last week.

City approves farm, microbrewery and market ‘experiment’

City approves farm, microbrewery and market ‘experiment’

CARLSBAD — When the city of Carlsbad was established in the late 1800s, agriculture served as its principle industry. The area was known for its flowers and avocados for decades.

Council adopts term limits for commission appointees

ENCINITAS — Terms limits and other changes for the city’s Arts Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Planning Commission and other commissions will take effect in 2014, as a result of a 3-2 council vote last week.

Appeal sparks debate over zoning of former Ecke Ranch property

Appeal sparks debate over zoning of former Ecke Ranch property

ENCINITAS — With 16 public speakers, Wednesday night’s council meeting set off a debate over which kind of groups can operate on the former Ecke Ranch property, purchased last year by the Leichtag Foundation.

Car dealership to expand, update

Car dealership to expand, update

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the expansion and upgrade of the Hoehn Buick Cadillac dealership at its Sept. 4 meeting.

Resident appeals decision over Bier Garden windows

Resident appeals decision over Bier Garden windows

ENCINITAS — Despite some residents’ objections, the Encinitas Planning Commission gave Bier Garden the OK two weeks ago to open its patio windows until 10 p.m.