Auburn Planning Commission

Our View: Commissioners need to take vote seriously

Auburn’s planning commission may be able to say it unanimously approved recommending a controversial housing development entrance but how unanimous was it really? Last week the ...

Planning Commission says Herdal the best

The Auburn Planning Commission thinks Herdal Drive is the best way to get into the potential 790-home Baltimore Ravine development, despite some neighbors disagreeing. In a 2-0 v ...

Fines instead of jail for marijuana dispensaries?

Anyone trying to run a medical marijuana dispensary in Auburn could face fines instead of court in the near future. The Auburn Planning Commission voted Tuesday night to recommen ...

Residents, developer argue over best road for project entrance

Residents sounded off Tuesday on which street they think would be a better main entrance for a proposed large-scale housing development in South Auburn. On Jan. 13 the Auburn Cit ...

Commission to explore access options for Baltimore Ravine

The Auburn Planning Commission will take another look at a controversial aspect of a potential 790-home project for the area. The Auburn Planning Commission is scheduled to give a ...

Baltimore Ravine gets Planning Commission approval

A plan to build hundreds of homes in Auburn moved forward after the Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve it, despite some residents’ concerns. Two parts of the Balti ...

Baltimore Ravine on the road to approval?

The Baltimore Ravine Specific Plan and Study Area project may come one step closer to approval Tuesday night. The entire Baltimore Ravine project is planned to include 725 homes, ...

Views vary on development

Residents gave mixed reviews at an Auburn Planning Commission hearing about Baltimore Ravine. While some were supportive, others were vehemently against the 725-home project. T ...

More chances for Ravine comment

Residents will be able to voice their concerns and comments in a set of upcoming hearings on the Baltimore Ravine project. At 6 p.m. Sept. 21 and Nov. 16 residents can attend Aubu ...

New apartments mean more traffic?

Traffic problems are a topic of debate surrounding a possible senior apartment complex on Sacramento Street. In a four-to-one vote Tuesday night, the Auburn Planning Commission m ...

St. Joseph assembly hall OK'd

The expansion of a Downtown Auburn Catholic church is raising parking concerns for residents on Pine and East Placer streets. Tuesday night the Auburn Planning Commission approve ...

Ravine project riles residents

Residents expressed deep concerns Tuesday night over the proposed 725-home Baltimore Ravine project. Locals gave their views about traffic, displacement of wildlife and disruption ...

Projects bring jobs, town improvements

Phase I of Auburn’s Streetscape project is well under way as visitors to the Central Square area are quick to acknowledge. Some of the businesses in that area have been impacted ...

Our View: Business as usual isn’t good enough

News that the Auburn City Council recently removed planning commission chairman Mark Smith was said to be no big deal by those running the city. “... I don’t think anyone thoug ...

Planning chairman upset over removal

Chairman Mark Smith of the City of Auburn Planning Commission will no longer serve the city in that position. Selected to the commission by Bridget Powers, Auburn City Council mem ...