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, SEPTEMBER 23, 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. 2003-42
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
1B. Exhibit "A"
Request: A request to allow the construction of 618 square feet of first-story additions and the construction of 563 square feet of second-story additions to an existing single-family residence. The proposed additions are proposed at a height of 24.75’, as measured from the finished grade adjacent to the lowest foundation (451.00’) to the highest ridge (475.75’), and 19.75’, as measured from the highest elevation to be covered by structure (456.00’) to the highest ridge.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt Resolution No. 2003-__, approving with conditions Height Variation and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2003-00059).
2D. Exhibit "A"
Request: A request to allow the land division of an 83,638 square foot lot into two parcels. As proposed, Lot 1 will be 46,207 square feet, and Lot 2 will be 37,431 square feet in an area designated by the City’s Zoning Map as a RS-2 district (minimum lot area 20,000 square feet), and a request to construct a new 6,600 square foot two-story single-family residence to replace the existing residence. The new residence is proposed at a maximum height of 25.89’, as measured from the finished grade adjacent to the lowest foundation (132.67’) to the highest ridge (158.56’), and 21.96’, as measured from the highest elevation to be covered by structure (136.60’) to the highest ridge. The request includes the grading of 3,360 cubic yards, and the construction of a 5’-0" high wrought iron fence, gate, and pilasters located between the front property line and the exterior façade of the single-family residence closest to the front property line.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution 2003-__ adopting the Negative Declaration, and adopt P.C. Resolution 2003- __, approving with conditions Tentative Parcel Map No. 27090 (Case No. SUB2003 00006), and Height Variation, Grading Permit, and Minor Exception Permit (Case No.ZON2002-00602).
Request: A request to allow the installation of eight panel antennas (four sectors; two per sector), within four faux chimneys to be constructed on the roof of the existing building and the construction of the related equipment on the roof.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2003-___; thereby approving, with conditions, the Conditional Use Permit (Case No. ZON2003-00282).
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 continue the Public hearing for consideration of the proposed ordinance to the Planning Commission’s
October 14, 2003 meeting.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review the draft language of the code amendments requested by the City Council on July 15, 2003 and provide the City Council with feedback on possible code amendment language to clarify the Height Variation and Grading Application findings not addressed by the City Council on July 15, 2003.
6B. Exhibit "A"
Request: A request to allow the construction of a 172 square-foot two-story addition to an existing two-story single-family residence, at a proposed maximum height of 22’-3", and for a 473 square-foot expansion of the existing first story habitable space. The applicant is also requesting approval for an Extreme Slope Permit to allow the placement of a deck over an extreme slope (+35%) at the rear of the lot.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2003-__, thereby approving, with conditions, the submitted Height Variation, Site Plan Review, and Extreme Slope Permit.
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.):
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,
October 14, 2003, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.