NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Use Permit for 280 Mono Way

City of Sonora Planning Commission


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Sonora will conduct a public hearing at a regular meeting on Monday, June 10, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. in the City of Sonora Council Chambers located at 94 N. Washington Street Sonora, CA for the purpose of considering the matter described below. THIS MEETING WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND THE PUBLIC WILL BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT.

  1. 280 Mono Way – Use Permit

The applicant is requesting a Use Permit for 280 Mono Way (APN 056-083-016) to operate a gym. The business will include facilities for self-defense, mixed martial arts, boxing, kickboxing, and general gym recreational uses. The project is located in the Limited Multifamily Residential (R-2) zoning district and is designated as Medium Density Residential (MDR) on the General Plan Land Use Map. The facility will have two employees onsite. Under Sonora Municipal Code Chapter 17.60.040, clubs or associations are allowed in all residential zones with a Use Permit. Past use of the site was for an auto parts and repair shop. The proposal would make no changes to the exterior of the building. The project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15301, Existing Facilities.

ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: are invited to participate in the public hearing to express opinions or submit evidence for or against the approval of the item above. At the above noted time and place, in-person testimony from interested persons will be heard and considered by the Planning Commission prior to taking action or making any recommendation.  Written comments will be accepted prior to the start of the meeting and can be submitted to the Community Development Department at 94 N. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370 or via email to [email protected].

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 209-532-3508 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.

Information regarding the public hearing will be available at City Hall, 94 N. Washington Street, Sonora, CA or on the City’s website at  Questions regarding the project may be directed to the Community Development Department at 209-532-3508, Ext 2.

Tyler Summersett

Community Development Director


The Union Democrat

Sonora, CA

Publication Date:  May 31, 2024