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 14, 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. 2004-36
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
Request: A request to revise the orientation of the building footprint for an approved 5,482 square foot residence.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission receive and file the withdrawal of the application
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.)
Request: A request to revise Height Variation No. 884, which was approved on August 24, 1999 for the construction of a new 6,696 square foot two-story residence, and an Amendment to Tract No. 31617. Due to an incorrect survey, the new residence was constructed at an unapproved location. Thus, the Height Variation revision and tract map amendment request is to allow a reduction in the required setback from 15-feet to 5-feet between the existing residence and the trail easement along the rear, thereby allowing the residence to remain in its current location. In addition, the request is to allow two balcony support columns that are greater than 30-inches in height to encroach into the established BGR (building/grading restriction) line.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission continue this item to the October 26, 2004 Planning Commission meeting.
3. EQUESTRIAN CODE AMENDMENT (CASE NO. ZON2004-00264): City (DB)
Request: A request to amend Section 17.46.060 of the Municipal Code to require every residential property located within an Equestrian (Q) Overlay District to maintain a certain portion of their property as open space, so as not to preclude future possible horse keeping.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review the proposed code amendment language, accept public testimony, and either deny the proposal or forward a recommendation to the City Council to amend the City’s Development Code as proposed by the City’s Equestrian Committee.
4. PODS CODE AMENDMENT (CASE NO. ZON2004-00265): City (DB)
Request: A request to amend Title 17 of the Municipal Code regulating the use of Portable On Demand Storage containers.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission recommend to the City Council that they approve the Code Amendment (Case No. ZON2004-00265).
Request: A request to trim and/or remove foliage located at 6108 Arrowroot Lane,
in order to restore the view from 6100 Arrowroot Lane.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission continue the public hearing to the October 12, 2004 Planning Commission meeting.
6. GENERAL PLAN ANNUAL REPORT: City (BY)
Request: Review the City’s Annual Report to the State regarding the status of the City’s General Plan.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission direct Staff, via Minute Order, to forward the City’s Annual Report to the City Council regarding the status of the General Plan and the progress on its implementation during the fiscal year 2003-2004.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2004, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.