AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2001

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

REGULAR MEETING

7:00 P.M.

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SCHEDULING NOTES

REQUESTS TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE RECORDING SECRETARY PRIOR TO THE COMPLETION OF THE REMARKS OF THE FIRST SPEAKER ON THE ITEM. NO REQUEST FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT TIME.

PURSUANT TO ADOPTED PLANNING COMMISSION PROCEDURE, NEW BUSINESS ITEMS NOT HEARD BEFORE ll:00 P.M. WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CONTINUED AND WILL BE HEARD ON THE NEXT COMMISSION AGENDA.

NEXT P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2001-04

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CALL TO ORDER:

FLAG SALUTE:

ROLL CALL:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

COMMUNICATIONS:

Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):

  • None

Staff:

Commission:

CONSENT CALENDAR:

  1. MINUTES OF MARCH 13, 2001
  2. HEIGHT VARIATION NO. 888 AND SITE PLAN REVIEW NO. 8637 – TIME EXTENSION: Sanjay Kirti Celly (applicant), 27041 Whitestone Road. (AM)
  3. Requested Action: Deny the applicants’ second request for a 180 day time extension, from the date of expiration (February 22, 2001) via Minute Order, thereby deeming the subject applications null and void due to a lapse in time

    Recommendation: Deny the applicants’ second request for a 180 day time extension, from the date of expiration (February 22, 2001) via Minute Order, thereby deeming the subject applications null and void due to a lapse in time.

    RECESS/COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items) at APPROXIMATELY 8:30 P.M.:

    CONTINUED BUSINESS: (NO ITEMS)

    PUBLIC HEARINGS:

  4. VARIANCE NO.480: John Steiner, Steiner Bros.Construction(applicant), 30822 Rue de la Pierre (ES)
  5. Requested Action: Allow construction of a pool, spa and related equipment on an extreme slope (37-percent slope) yard area located between the residence and Rue de la Pierre, with related fencing around the new pool. The Variance is requested because the City’s Development Code prohibits development or construction of any structure on any extreme slope (grade of thirty-five percent or greater).

    Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2001-__, thereby denying Variance No. 480.

  6. INDIAN RIDGECREST GARDENS (Conditional Use Permit No. 210 et al) DRAFT SUPPLEMENT TO FEIR NO. 27: Indian Ridgecrest Gardens L.P.
  7. (GP)

    Requested Action: Take testimony regarding the Draft Supplemental EIR prepared for the Indian Ridgecrest Gardens proposal, which involves a request to construct a 64-unit apartment building for seniors located at the northwest corner of Crestridge Road and Crenshaw Boulevard. Thirteen of the proposed units would be reserved for lower income residents (very low to low income), while the remainder would be leased at market rate. The proposed project will include parking, landscaping and an approximate 2,000 square foot community room for residents only. Proposed grading for the project would consist of 25,302 cubic yards of cut, 14,044 cubic yards of fill and 11,258 cubic yards of export.

    Recommendation: Open the public hearing and receive public comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for the proposed Indian Ridgecrest Gardens Senior Housing Project. Additionally, staff requests Planning Commission input regarding the Draft SEIR.

    NEW BUSINESS:

  8. INDIAN RIDGECREST GARDENS (Conditional Use Permit No. 210 et al) DRAFT PLANNING COMMISSION PROCESSING SCHEDULE: Indian Ridgecrest Gardens L.P. (GP)

Requested Action: Discuss the Draft Processing Schedule.

Recommendation: Receive and File.

6. LONG POINT RESORT (consisting of Coastal Permit No. 166, General Plan Amendment No. 28, Conditional Use Permit Number 215, Conditional Use Permit No. 216, Parcel Map No. 26073 and Grading Permit No. 2229, and Grading Permit No. 2230) DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT; Destination Development Corporation, (applicant), 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South and 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard. (DS)

Take testimony regarding the Draft EIR prepared for the Long Point Resort proposal involving a mix of uses including a 9-hole golf course and a public practice facility, a 400 room hotel (including some bungalow units), 50 casita units with a maximum of 3 keys per unit, 32 single key resort villa units, conference center, related commercial uses, restaurants, trails, and public park areas, coastal access points and parking, and natural open space and habitat areas. The overall acreage of the proposed project is approximately 168.4 acres including the Long Point site (old Marine Land site owned by York Long Point Associates) and a portion Upper Point Vicente property (the areas surrounding the Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall buildings owned by the City of Rancho Palos Verdes).

Recommendation: Receive and file updated report.

ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

Staff

7. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF APRIL 10, 2001.

Commission

ADJOURNMENT:

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,

April 10, 2001, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.