Author Archives: Ann Slaby

SIGNIFICANT DEGRADING OF PANORAMIC HILL ENVIRONMENT

Panoramic Hill, particularly the north side, faces a SIGNIFICANT degrading of the environment. Those are UC’s words and of great legal importance . This “gift” is from UC.  This new environmental impact report is a result of UC losing lawsuit regarding the … Continue reading

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Bedroom Definition on City Council Agenda, February 15, 2011

Planning and Development Office of the Director Date: February 3, 2011 TO: Interested Panoramic Hill Residents and Homeowners FROM: Dan Marks, Director of Planning and Development RE: Bedroom Definition on City Council Agenda, February 15, 2011 An Information Report from … Continue reading

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Environmental Safety zoning dates from 1975

The Berkeley section of Panoramic hill has had its own different zoning years before Nigel Guest purchased his house and began renting rooms. The unique safety issues of Panoramic Hill are the reasons the  zoning is different from other areas of Berkeley.  A major function of … Continue reading

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Nigel’s analysis of zoning is incorrect with PHA letter and Staff report to the Planning Commission added

From the November 10, 2010 staff report Planning Commission: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/uploadedFiles/Planning_and_Development/Level_3_-_Commissions/Commission_for_Planning/PC2010-11-10_Item9_ESRZoning_Report_Combined.pdf (Please note:  the typos are mine.  I do not have the software to copy the text of pdf files.  ) “Recommendation Recommend to the City Council that no changes be made … Continue reading

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Second Access Road that did not happen

From November 26, 1974 Planning Commission communication the City council: “At its meeting of November 6, 1974, the Planning Commission unanimously adopted the following recommendations for the Panoramic Hill area: 1. Emergency Access A. Designation of fire access roads as … Continue reading

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Few trees in mid 1940′s

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UC Contacts Regarding Noise

The person at UC to contact regarding noise problems that might be from construction at UC is: Christine Shaff cshaff@berkeley.edu Caleb Dardick is Community/Government Relations contact if you do not know from where the noise is coming but know it … Continue reading

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