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, APRIL 22, 2003
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. 2003-15
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. Although the roof ridgeline of the existing residence will not be raised, the resulting overall height of the residence will measure 33.48-feet, which exceeds the 26-foot height limit that may be requested. A new 196 square foot pool cabana is proposed at the rear of the property. Lastly, a total of 238 cubic yards of grading is proposed.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2003-___; thereby denying Case No. ZON2002-00388.
Request: A request to allow 1,628 square feet of additional floor area to an existing 2,124 square foot one-story residence on a pad lot. Specifically, a 362 square foot expansion to the existing first story, a 230 square foot expansion to the existing garage, and a 1,036 square foot new second story over the garage. The resulting structure size will measure 3,721 square feet, while the resulting overall height of the second story will measure 26-feet.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2003-___; thereby approving, with conditions, Case No. ZON2002-00623.
Request: Case No. ZON2003-00036 is a request to amend the General Plan and Coastal Specific Plan Land Use Designations of the subject property from Commercial (office) to Residential (2-4 dwelling units per acre) and rezone the property from Commercial Professional (CP) to Single Family Residential (RS-4).
Case No. ZON2003-00113 is a City initiated Zone Text Amendment to Section No. 17.84 of the Municipal Code (Nonconformities) to require development on parcels, where the underlying zoning designation changes, to comply with the parking standards of the new zoning designation, at such time that a change in the building occupancy, as defined by the Uniform Building Code, is proposed.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C.
Resolution No. 2003-___; thereby recommending the City Council adopt a Negative
Declaration and approve the Zone Text Amendment, General Plan Amendment, Coastal
Specific Plan Amendment, and Zone Change (Case Nos. ZON2003-00036 & ZON2003
Request: An appeal of the Director’s decision approving a 3-foot high wall located at the top of an existing slope at the rear of the property. The wall is proposed to run parallel with the rear property line and will span approximately sixty-six (66) feet.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2003-__, denying the appeal and upholding the Director’s decision to approve, with conditions, Fences, Walls, and Hedges Permit (Case No. ZON2002-00560).
Request: Continued discussion of possible modifications to the current 72-hour public street parking regulations.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission: 1) Review the information regarding the Costa Mesa ordinance regulating the parking and storage of recreational vehicles (RV's) on public streets; as well as the legal requirements for enacting a similar ordinance in RPV; and 2) Recommend to the City Council that no action be taken on imposing additional street parking restrictions until the results from implementing the proposed private property parking restrictions can be evaluated.
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.):
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,
May 13, 2003, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.