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JUNE 12, 2007 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA JUNE 12, 2007 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
JUNE 12, 2007 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2007
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 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. 2007-41 ______________________________________________________________________

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:

1. HEIGHT VARIATION PERMIT, GRADING PERMIT, VARIANCE AND SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2006-00522): 3444 Gulfcrest Drive / Gunderson (SK)
Attachment: P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2007

Request: A request to conduct 2,098yd³ of grading to accommodate a 2,221ft² addition as a lower level in the rear yard of an existing single-story residence. The proposed height is 26’-0” as measured from the point where the lowest foundation or slab meets finished grade, to the ridgeline or highest point of the structure. The Variance request is to construct a portion (33ft²) of the proposed addition over an extreme slope in the side yard.

Action Deadline: June 3, 2007

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2007-__, thereby approving the Height Variation Permit, Grading Permit, Variance Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2006-00522)

CONTINUED BUSINESS:

NONE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2. HEIGHT VARIATION PERMIT (CASE ZON2006-00549): 2049 Jaybrook Drive / Ybarra (SK)
Attachment: P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2007

Request: A request to construct a 461.5ft² single story addition and a 354ft² deck extension to the rear of an existing single-story residence. The proposed height of the overall structure is 25.9’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation meets finished grade to the ridgeline; and 16.25’, as measured from the highest existing grade to the ridgeline.

Action Deadline: July 6, 2007

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2007-__, thereby approving the Height Variation Permit (Case No. ZON2006-00549)

3. HEIGHT VARIATION PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2007-00085): 28445 Lomo Drive / Chen (LM)
Attachment: P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2007

Request: A request to construct a 536 square foot second story addition to the existing 2,330 square foot two-story single-family residence in the RS-4 zoning district. The new addition would be constructed above the existing 536 square foot garage. The residence would maintain its existing building heights, measuring 22’-0” in height from the lowest finished grade covered by the structure to the top of the highest ridgeline and 23’-0” in height, as measured from the highest pre-existing grade to the top of the highest ridgeline.

Action Deadline: July 10, 2007

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2007-__, thereby denying, without prejudice, the Height Variation Permit (Case No. ZON2007-00085)

4. MISCELLANEOUS CODE AMENDMENT (CASE NO. ZON2007-00076): City Council / Staff (KF)
Attachment: P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2007

Request: A request for miscellaneous amendments to Title 17 (Zoning) of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code, including:

1. A City Council-initiated request to amend Section 17.78.010 to allow for the waiver of duplicate penalty fees for after-the-fact Planning applications in certain specified circumstances;
2. A City Council-initiated request to amend Sections 17.02.030 and 17.84.060 to expedite Planning review and exempt the reconstruction of single-family residences that are damaged or destroyed due to an involuntary act, or due to a voluntary act that is not the fault of the property owner or lessee, from the neighborhood compatibility requirements of the Municipal Code;
3. A Staff-initiated request to revise the noise and vibration attenuation standards of Chapter 17.06 “Attached Unit Develop-ment Standards”; and,
4. A Staff-initiated request to amend Chapters 17.04, 17.12, 17.26 and 17.28 to require the construction of temporary framework silhouettes as a part of the complete application requirements for projects in multi-family residential, commercial, institutional and cemetery zoning districts that require the approval of a conditional use permit.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2007-__, thereby forwarding a recommendation of approval of the proposed Miscellaneous Code Amendment to the City Council.

NEW BUSINESS:

5. REVIEW OF PLANNING COMMISSION RULES & PROCEDURES: City (JR)

Request: 1) Review the topics suggested for discussion by Commissioner Tetreault and where appropriate, provide staff with direction on whether to update the Commission’s current Rules and Procedures; 2) Direct Staff to make any other revisions to the Planning Commission’s current Rules and Procedures.

Action Deadline: None

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

6. MINUTES OF MAY 8, 2007

7. MINUTES OF MAY 22, 2007

ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

8. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF JUNE 26, 2007

Commission

ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, 2007, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.