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, MARCH 9, 2004
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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. 2004-10
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
1. Selection of vice-chairman of the planning commission (JR)
Recommendation: Select a Vice-Chairman of the Planning Commission by simple majority vote.
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
(This item was continued from the February 10, 2004 Planning Commission meeting)
Request: A request to allow the construction of 519 square feet of first story additions and a 902 square foot second story addition. The proposed structure is proposed at a maximum height of 23.87’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation meets finished grade (104.62’), and 23.17’, as measured from the highest grade covered by structure (105.32’) to the highest ridge (128.49’).
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-__, denying without prejudice Height Variation Permit Case No. ZON2003-00180.
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.):
Request: A request to trim, lace and/or remove foliage located at 30466 Via Cambron, in order to restore a view from 7256 and 7264 Berry Hill Drive.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission continue the item to the March 23, 2004 or the April 13, 2004 Planning Commission hearing.
Request: A request to construct a 772 square foot addition to an existing 2,016 square foot residence and conduct 232 cubic yards of grading. The Height Variation is to construct the proposed addition, which measures 21.34’ high, as measured from the lowest grade adjacent to the building foundation/slab (95.8’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence (117.14’), and 13.29’ high, as measured from the highest grade adjacent to the foundation/slab (103.85’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence. The Grading Permit is to allow the 232 cubic yards of cut to accommodate the addition
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-___; thereby approving, with conditions, the Height Variation and Grading Permit (Case No. ZON2003-00510).
Request: A request to overturn the Director’s approval of a 4,507 square foot single-family residence and 622 cubic yards (149 cubic yards of cut and 473 cubic yards of fill) of grading. The residence has a height of 30’, as measured from the lowest finished grade adjacent to the foundation/slab (112’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence (142’). Furthermore, the highest ridgeline of the residence (142’) is 6’ below the average elevation of the front setback line (148’) for the property.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-___; thereby denying the appeal and upholding the Director’s approval of the Grading Permit (Case No. ZON2003-00088).
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,
March 23, 2004, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.