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 12, 2005
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. 2005-16
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Council Policy Items (Excerpt Minutes):
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE (regarding non-agenda items):
1. SWEARING IN OF NEW PC MEMBER GOLIDA: CITY (CP)
2. VARIANCE, HEIGHT VARIATION AND GRADING PERMIT (CASE NO.ZON2003-00465): 4348 Via Frascati / Skelton (ES)
Request: A request to demolish an existing one-story residence, and construct a new 5,182 square foot three-story residence measuring 30-feet in overall height. A total of 40 cubic yards of grading is proposed to accommodate construction of the new residence, and a variance is requested to maintain the existing 17-foot front yard setback since the City’s Development Code requires a 20-foot front yard setback.
(This item was continued from the March 22, 2005 Planning Commission meeting)
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2005-__, conditionally approving Case No. ZON2003-00465, for a Variance, Height Variation and Grading Permit.
3. CODE AMENDMENT (CASE NO. ZON2004-00265): CITY (DB)
3a. Exhibit ‘A’
Request: A request to amend the Development Code to regulate the use of cargo containers.
(This item was continued from the September 14, 2004, November 9, 2004, January 11, 2005, and February 8, 2005 Planning Commission meetings).
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2005-__, thereby recommending to the City Council that they adopt Addendum No. 12 to Environmental Assessment/Negative Declaration (EA/ND) No. 694 and approve the Code Amendment (Case No. ZON2004-00265) to regulate the use of cargo containers on private property.
RECESS (approximately 8:30 P.M.)
Request: A request to construct a new 4,485 square foot, two-story split-level single-family residence with attached garage on a vacant property. A total of 150 cubic yards of overall grading will be conducted to accommodate the new residence. Lastly, the variance is for the proposed construction over an extreme slope, which is prohibited by the City’s Development Code, and is for the resulting height of the building proposed at 30-feet, where the Development Code restricts height to 26-feet
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2005-__, conditionally approving Case No. ZON2004-00451, for a Variance, Height Variation and Grading Permit.
Request: A request to trim and/or remove foliage located at 8 Bronco Drive, in order to restore the view from 40 Mustang Road.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission accept the applicant’s recent withdrawal of the permit application.
Request: A request to install a whip antenna mounted to the two-story City Hall building. The requested antenna is proposed to extend 8’ higher than the existing building.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt PC Resolution No. 2005-__; thereby approving, with conditions, the conditional use permit.
7a. ORDINANCE NO.
Request: A request to amend the Development Code to establish regulations and procedures relating to the conservation and management of coastal sage scrub habitat.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission review the proposed Ordinance and forward it to the City Council with a recommendation of approval.
Request: A request to find that the City's acceptance of the "Additional Non-Golf Setback" areas within the boundaries of the Trump National Golf Course will be consistent with the City's General Plan.
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt PC Resolution No. 2005-__, finding that the City's acceptance of the "Additional Non-Golf Setback" areas at the Trump National Golf Course is consistent with the General Plan.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2005, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.