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, JULY 27, 2004
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. 2004-30
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
1. REVIEW OF THE CITY'S VIEW RESTORATION GUIDELINES: City (TN)
Request: A Planning Commission request to review the View Restoration Guidelines and Procedures and determine whether any language clarifications are necessary.
(This item was continued from the May 25, 2004 and June 22, 2004 Planning Commission Meetings)
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review the July 2003 View Restoration Guidelines and Procedures and provide feedback to Staff as to whether any minor language clarifications are warranted.
2. NEIGHBORHOOD COMPATIBILITY CODE AMENDMENT: City (AM)
Request: A request to consider amendments to the current Neighborhood Compatibility requirements based on the one year review of the process and amendments initiated by the City Council.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission continue the public hearing to the August 10, 2004 Planning Commission meeting.
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.):
Request: A request to allow the construction of a new 5,775 square foot two-story single family residence, at a height of 17.95’, as measured from the highest elevation of existing building pad to be covered by the structure (101.05’) to the highest ridge (119.0’), and 24.5’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation meets finished grade (94.50’) to the highest ridge. The request is also to allow the grading of 1,035 cubic yards of cut to lower the building pad by 4’-7".
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission continue the item to the August 10, 2004 Planning Commission meeting.
4 B. Exhibit "A"
Request: An appeal of the Planning Director’s approval to allow the construction of 3,174 square feet of first-story additions to an existing single-family residence, at a height of 15.98’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation meets finished grade (111.97’), and 15.25’, as measured from the highest grade covered by structure (112.70’) to the top of the proposed ridge (127.45’).
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-__, denying the appeal thereby upholding the Director’s approval, with conditions, of Site Plan Review Case No. ZON2003-00280.
Request: A request to construct a 1,587 square foot addition to an existing 1,929 square foot residence. The proposed addition, measures 25.11’ high, as measured from the lowest grade adjacent to the building foundation/slab (103.87’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence (128.98’), and 24.33’ high, as measured from the highest elevation of existing building pad covered by structure (104.65’) to the highest ridgeline of the residence.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-___; thereby approving, with conditions, the Height Variation (Case No. ZON2004-00164).
Request: A request to modify an approved Height Variation application to allow the construction of a 350 square foot roof deck as part of the new 4,620 square foot singe family residence. The new residence, which is currently under construction, was approved by the Planning Commission under Case No. ZON2002-00593 on February 11, 2003.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-___; thereby approving, with conditions, the Height Variation (Case No. ZON2003-00559).
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 10, 2004, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.