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, AUGUST 10, 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. 2004-32
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
Request: A request to construct a 1,246 square foot addition to an existing 2,282 square foot residence. The proposed addition, measures 24.6 high, as measured from the lowest grade adjacent to the building foundation/slab (102.5) to the highest ridgeline of the residence (127.1), and 23.83 high, as measured from the highest elevation of existing building pad covered by structure (103.27) to the highest ridgeline of the residence.
Recommendation: Staff is recommending that the Planning Commission continue the Height Variation (Case No. ZON2004-00087), to the Planning Commission meeting on October 12, 2004.
(This item was continued from the July 13, 2004 Planning Commission meeting)
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 September 28, 2004 Planning Commission meeting.
(This item was continued from the July 27, 2004 Planning Commission meeting)
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: 1) Review the proposed code amendment language to Section 17.02.030 of Title 17 of the Citys Municipal Code establishing exemptions to the Neighborhood Compatibility requirements; and 2) If deemed acceptable, direct Staff to bring back a resolution forwarding a recommendation to the City Council at the August 24th Planning Commission meeting.
(This item was continued from the July 13, 2004 and July 27, 2004 Planning Commission meetings)
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.):
Request: A request to revise the approved lot coverage from 37% to 50% and to increase the approved grading quantity from 561 cubic yards to 761 cubic yards for a new single-family residence that is currently under construction.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2004-___; thereby denying, with prejudice, the Revision to Conditional Use Permit No. 23 and Grading Permit (Case No. ZON2004-00215).
Request: A request by the Planning Commission at their July 27, 2004 meeting to review their policy on accepting late correspondence
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review their policy on accepting late correspondence and, if desired, make any changes to said policy.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 24, 2004, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.