Planning Commission meets March 12. Here’s how to weigh in.
The City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission meets on March 12, 7 p.m. in City Hall Assembly Chambers to consider permits for a temporary asphalt plant at the airport, a brewery and tasting room in Auke Bay, and the use of a fifth wheel trailer as a dwelling on Cohen Drive. The Commission will also review a proposed city project to install a traffic signal in the Valley. All of these items are up for public hearing.
A temporary asphalt plant for an airport project (USE2019 0001)
The applicant requests a permit for the development of a temporary asphalt plant to support the repaving of the Northeast and Northwest Development Areas of the Juneau International Airport runway. Paving will occur from April to early May, 2019. A total of 35,404 tons of hot mix asphalt will be produced and transported.
Forbidden Peak Brewery’s proposal for the former UAS bookstore building (USE2019 0004)
The applicant requests a permit for the development of a brewery, tasting room, and office space. The proposed development will include the renovation and expansion of the existing building and outdoor renovations to create a new patio, landscaping, and parking areas. The subject building will house multiple tenants to include the brewery as well as individual tenants within the office spaces.
A fifth wheel trailer for use as a dwelling on Cohen Drive (USE2019 0002)
The applicant requests a permit for the use of a fifth wheel trailer as a residence on a lot in a D1 zoning district. The proposed project would include the placement of the fifth wheel on the parcel, the installation of an on-site waste water disposal system, and connection to public water. There are currently no residences on the subject parcel; however, there is a large garage that was permitted and built in 1983.
A traffic signal at the intersection of Stephen Richards and Riverside Drives (CSP2018 0020)
The State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposes to replace the all-way stop traffic control with a traffic signal at the intersection of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Riverside Drive. The project also includes new curb ramps and street lighting. Construction is expected to begin in early 2020 and is projected to last approximately two months.