The following Planning Commission agenda includes text only version of the staff reports associated with the business matters to be brought before for the Planning Commission at its Regular Meeting of this date. Changes to the staff reports may be necessary prior to the actual Planning Commission meeting. The Planning Commission may elect to delete or continue business
matters at the beginning of the Planning Commission Meeting. Additionally, staff reports attachments, including but not limited to, pictures, plans, drawings, spreadsheet presentations, financial statements and correspondences are not included. The attachments are available for review with the official agenda package at the Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement Department.
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RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2003
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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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. 2003-27
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
Request: A request to allow 3,592 square feet of additional floor area to an existing residential structure on a pad lot. The design of the addition will be two-story, located at the rear of the existing residence, and will attach to the existing detached garage. The project will result in a 6,606 square foot residence with attached garage. A new 196 square foot pool cabana is proposed at the rear of the property. Lastly, a total of 315 cubic yards of grading is proposed.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C.
Resolution No. 2003-___; thereby approving Case No. ZON2002-00388 (Height Variation and Grading Permit).
Request: A request to construct a 5,336 square foot single-family residence and conduct 875 cubic yards of grading. The Height Variation is to allow the proposed project to exceed 16 feet in height. As proposed, the residence will measure 22.7’ from the lowest elevation where the finished grade is adjacent to the building foundation/slab to the highest roof ridgeline, and 15.5’ from the highest elevation where the finished grade is adjacent to the building foundation/slab to the highest roof ridgeline. The Grading Permit is to allow the 835 cubic yards of cut and 40 cubic yards of fill (875 cubic yards total). The Minor Exception Permit is to allow a 2’ encroachment of a balcony into the required 15-foot rear yard setback. The Coastal Permit is to allow development on a parcel within a non-appealable area of the City’s Coastal Specific Plan.
Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2003-___; thereby approving, with conditions, the Coastal Permit, Height Variation, Grading Permit, and Minor Exception Permit (Case No. ZON2002-00272).
Request: An appeal of the Director’s decision to deny Case No. ZON2001-00213 for a Grading Permit and Site Plan Review for 505 cubic yards of grading to facilitate the construction of a 2,494 square foot, two-story, single-family residence with detached garage and storage structure on a vacant property.
Recommendation: Continue the appeal hearing to the Planning Commission meeting of July 22, 2003.
Request: A request to amend Chapters 17.11 and 17.96 of Title 17 of the City’s Municipal Code pertaining to Affordable Housing and state mandated density bonus provisions, based on Assembly Bill 1866 (Wright) signed into law by Governor Davis on September 29, 2002.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review the proposed draft language for the code amendments to Chapters 17.11 and 17.96 of Title 17 of the City’s Municipal Code as they pertain to Affordable Housing and state mandated density bonus provisions; and recommend approval of the proposed code amendments to the City Council.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review the draft Staff
Report that will be presented to the City Council on this topic and provide input to Staff
whether all the relevant issues are being adequately addressed.
Request: A request to adopt an Ordinance relating to the conservation and management of Coastal Sage Scrub habitat and establishing regulations and procedures applicable thereto.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission forward the
proposed Ordinance to the City Council with a recommendation of approval.
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.):
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,
July 8, 2003, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.