Planning Commission

Planning Commission eliminates nonexistent parking

Planning Commission eliminates nonexistent parking

CARLSBAD — Planning Commission ruled on a parking issue for the shopping complex of the forthcoming La Costa Towne Square, which eventually boiled down to eliminating parking spaces that never existed in the first place.

Nursery land to sprout houses instead of trees

Nursery land to sprout houses instead of trees

CARLSBAD — With another plant nursery downsizing and selling land for potential house development, Carlsbad’s agricultural and nursery land is shrinking down to little more than the Flower Fields and strawberry fields.

Farmers market to sprout on State Street soil

Farmers market to sprout on State Street soil

CARLSBAD — After fading for the past few years, the Carlsbad Farmers Market has been given the chance to sprout on new soil on State Street.

In-N-Out closer to opening in Encinitas after permits approved

In-N-Out closer to opening in Encinitas after permits approved

ENCINITAS —In-N-Out Burger is poised to come to town after getting the green light from the Encinitas Planning Commission.

Carlsbad embraces new system for rating food trucks; appoints new planning commissioner

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad City Council amended its municipal code to allow the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health to extend restaurant ratings to food trucks within the city at the Dec. 4 meeting.

Lease to 24-hour towing company OK’d

Lease to 24-hour towing company OK’d

OCEANSIDE — The Planning Commission gave unanimous approval to a conditional use permit that allows 24,436 square feet of the 4.57-acre parcel at 1833 Oceanside Blvd. to be leased to a 24-hour towing company.

Planning Commission to hear on expansion of transfer station

CARLSBAD — A Planning Commission hearing is scheduled Oct. 3 to consider recommendations for the Palomar Transfer Station.

Planning Commission gives OK to housing density ordinance updates

OCEANSIDE — The Planning Commission OK’d updates to the city Zoning Ordinance that raises the housing density bonus, but questioned whether a proposed plan that requires builders to construct low-income housing instead of paying in-lieu fees would work.

Emergency seawall gets permanent status

Emergency seawall gets permanent status

ENCINITAS — The Planning Commission unanimously approved a major use permit on Jan. 5 that allows a seawall built under emergency conditions to become permanent despite objections by shoreline preservation groups.