City Council Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Sonora City will conduct a Public Hearing (Click) at 5:00 PM, or shortly thereafter, on the 6th day of June 2022, in the Sonora City Council Chambers, 94 North Washington Street, Sonora, CA for the purpose of considering the following:

  • Saratoga/Shaws Flat Street Locations – Rezone from R-1 to R-2

The City of Sonora proposes to rezone the following properties from Single Family Residential (R-1) to Limited Multi-Family Residential (R-2) to provide consistency with the parcel’s current General Plan Land Use Designation of Medium Density Residential (MDR).

Assessor’s Parcel #                   Property Address 

035-180-049                                       Vacant Parcel

035-180-073                                        212 Saratoga Rd.

035-180-074                                        Vacant Parcel

035-142-023                                        1012 Shaws Flat Rd.

035-142-024                                        974 Saratoga Rd.

035-263-020                                        971 Shaws Flat Rd.

This meeting will be held in accordance with Government Code Section 52953(E) and the City of Sonora City Council Resolution No. 05-16-2022-A.  This meeting is physically open to the public or members of the public may participate in the meeting via video conferencing.  The posted meeting agenda will include the phone number and passcode needed to participate in the teleconference.  Pursuant to State law, challenges in court to actions on the above proposal may be limited to issues raised during public hearings or meetings conducted on the matter, or in correspondence submitted prior to the start of the meeting.

At its meeting of May 9, 2022, the City of Sonora Planning Commission held a public hearing on said project.  Subsequent to the hearing the Commission voted to recommend approval by the City Council.  The above rezones are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15153(a) – Use of an EIR from an earlier project.

The project staff report will be available for review at the City of Sonora Community Development Department, 94 North Washington Street, Sonora CA 95370, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00PM or on the City’s website at  Questions regarding the project may be directed to Community Development Director Rachelle Kellogg at (209) 532-3508.

Upon request, the agenda and the documents in the meeting agenda packet can be made available to persons with a disability.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City encourages those with disabilities to participate fully in the meeting process.  Any person requiring special assistance to participate in the meeting should call 209-532-4541 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.

Rachelle Kellogg

Community Development Director

Publication Date:  May 27, 2022   The Union Democrat Sonora, CA