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AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013

**AMENDED AGENDA
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
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 COMMUNIITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR 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, UNLESS THE PLANNING COMMISSION AGREES TO SUSPEND ITS RULES, NO NEW BUSINESS WILL BE HEARD AFTER 11:00 P.M. AND NO ITEM WILL BE HEARD PAST MIDNIGHT. ANY ITEMS NOT HEARD BECAUSE OF THE TIME LIMITS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CONTINUED TO THE NEXT COMMISSION AGENDA.

NEXT P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2013-06
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** AGENDA AMENDED – This Amended Agenda corrects the ADJOURNMENT date noted on the previous released Agenda from Tuesday, March 13, 2013 to Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

CALL TO ORDER:

FLAG SALUTE:

ROLL CALL:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

COMMUNICATIONS:

City Council Items:

Staff:

Commission:


COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):

CONSENT CALENDAR:

NONE

CONTINUED BUSINESS:


NONE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1. HEIGHT VARIATION, GRADING PERMIT, EXTREME SLOPE PERMIT & SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2012-00172): 5345 BAYRIDGE - CHANG (LM)
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Request: A request to demolish the existing residence and construct a new 4,740 square foot two-story home (4,345 square foot residence with 395 square foot garage). The overall height of the residence will be 22’-5”, as measured from the lowest finished grade adjacent to the foundation of the structure (elev. 95.0’) to the highest ridgeline (elev. 117.4’), and 18’-9”, as measured from the highest existing grade covered by the structure (elev. 98.65’) to the top of the highest ridgeline. The project also includes 401 cubic yards of grading (cut) for the construction of the new residence and two 42” tall retaining walls on both sides of the property.

Action Deadline: June 9, 2013

Recommendation: Direct the applicant to redesign the project to reduce the overall scale of the residence and reduce bulk and mass impacts created by the front, west two-story façade, and continue the public hearing to March 12, 2013.

2. HEIGHT VARIATION PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2012-00356): 30687 GANADO DRIVE - CALLANAN (LM)
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Request: A request to construct a 282 square foot second story addition to the existing two-story residence. The overall height of the residence will be 23’-0” to match the existing ridgeline. The addition will be located at the front of the residence, a portion of which will extend over the existing garage.

Action Deadline: March 8, 2013

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2013-__, thereby conditionally approving the Height Variation for 30687 Ganado Drive (Case No. ZON2012-00356).

3. GENERAL PLAN UPDATE – DIRECTION REGARDING CHANGES TO OPEN SPACE HILLSIDE (HAZARD) AREAS: City/Citywide (GP)

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ATTACHMENTS:
Correspondence from Carol Williams, dated February 19, 2013
January 22nd excerpt Minutes
January 22nd Staff Report
December 11 th excerpt Minutes
December 11 th Staff Report
September 25,2012 excerpt Minutes
September 25,2012 Staff Report
August 28,2012 excerpt Minutes
August 28, 2012 Staff Report

Request: A request of the Commission to confirm its direction to Staff of only moving forward with changes to the “Hazard” land use designation that would see a reduction or removal of the “Hazard” land use designation from residential properties.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission provide direction to Staff regarding changes to the General Plan’s Open Space Hillside (Hazard) land use areas.

NEW BUSINESS:

NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

4. FEBRUARY 12, 2013 MINUTES
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:


5. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON MARCH 12, 2013
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ADJOURNMENT:


The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.

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Americans with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the Community Development Director at 310 544-5228 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Notes:
1. Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday. The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during the Planning Commission meeting.
2. Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the front counter of the Planning Division lobby at City Hall, which is located at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes during normal business hours as stated in the paragraph above.
3. You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.
4. Written materials, including emails, submitted to the City are public records and may be posted on the City’s website. In addition, City meetings may be televised and may be accessed through the City’s website. Accordingly, you may wish to omit personal information from your oral presentation or written materials as they may become part of the public record regarding an agendized item.