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AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2008
               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 DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, BUILDING & CODE ENFORCEMENT 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, UNLESS THE PLANNING COMMISSION AGREES TO SUSPEND ITS RULES, NO NEW BUSINESS WILL BE HEARD BEFORE ll:00 P.M. AND NO ITEM WILL BE HEARD PAST MIDNIGHT.  ANY ITEMS NOT HEARD BECAUSE OF THE TIME LIMITS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CONTINUED TO THE NEXT COMMISSION AGENDA.

NEXT P.C. RESOLUTION NO. 2008-22  ______________________________________________________________________

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 & GRADING PERMIT (ZON2008-00193):  5338 Bayridge Road / Martin  (SK)
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Request:  A request to demolish an existing garage, conduct 59.6yd³ of grading to accommodate a 2,025.4ft² split-level addition (674.2ft² upper level, 737.9ft² lower level and 613.3ft² garage) to an existing single story residence.  The proposed structure height is 17’, as measured from pre-construction grade at the highest elevation of the existing building pad area covered by the structure to the ridgeline; and 20.46’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation or slab meets finished grade, to the ridgeline. 

Action Deadline:       June 22, 2008

Recommendation:    Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2008-__; thereby conditionally approving the Height Variation Permit and Grading Permit application (Case No. ZON2008-00193).

CONTINUED BUSINESS:

2.         RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS CODE AMENDMENT & ZONE CHANGE (CASE NO. ZON2007-00377):  Citywide / City (KF)
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Request: A request to amend the City’s Zoning Code to implement the recommendations of the City’s Residential Development Standards Steering Committee, and other miscellaneous Zoning Code “clean-up” amendments.

Action Deadline:       None.

Recommendation:    Review and provide direction regarding the remaining code language and zoning map changes presented at the May 13, 2008, Planning Commission meeting and the Residential Development Standards Steering Committee recommendations regarding fences, walls and hedge; receive the recommendations of the Residential Development Standards Steering Committee regarding minor structures and miscellaneous development provisions for future discussion; and continue the public hearing in this matter to July 8, 2008.

 (This item was continued from the May 13, 2008 Planning Commission meeting)

3.         GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM:  Citywide / City (LM)
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Request:  A request to amend Title 15 (Building Code) and Title 17 (Development Code) of the City’s Municipal Code to establish certain building and remodeling requirements for a Green Building Program, adopt the Build It Green Guidelines and Build It Green Rating System for certified recognition of green buildings, and establish incentives for Green Building Projects throughout the City.

Action Deadline:       None

Recommendation:    Continue the public hearing to the July 8, 2008 meeting.

(This item was continued from the May 13, 2008 Planning Commission meeting)

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

4.         HEIGHT VARIATION PERMIT, GRADING PERMIT & MINOR EXCEPTION PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2008-00040):  5335 Rolling Ridge Road / Peha & Associates  (SK)
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Request:  A request to demolish an existing single-story residence and conduct 738.9yd³ of grading to accommodate the construction of a new 7,067.46ft² two-story residence with a 1,229.59ft² attached garage.  The proposed structure height is 25.89’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation meets finished grade, to the ridgeline of the structure. The minor exception permit application involves a request to reduce the lot’s open space requirement from 60% to 54.55%.

Action Deadline:       June 22, 2008

Recommendation:    Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2008-__; thereby denying, without prejudice, the Height Variation, Site Plan Review and Grading Permit (Case No. ZON2008-00040).

5.         HEIGHT VARIATION PERMIT, SITE PLAN REVIEW & GRADING PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2007-00536):  5501 Shoreview Drive / Barto (SK)
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A request to demolish an existing single-story residence and conduct 475yd³ of grading to accommodate the construction of a new 4,646ft² two-story residence (2,092ft² 1st floor, 1,168ft² 2nd floor and 1,386ft² basement).  The proposed structure height is 25.5’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation meets finished grade, to the ridgeline of the structure. 

Action Deadline:       July 5, 2008

Recommendation:    Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2008-__; thereby approving, the Height Variation, Grading Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2007-00546).

6.         GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, ZONE CHANGE, VARIANCE, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT, GRADING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (CASE NO. ZON2008-00091):   28103 Hawthorne Boulevard (CVS Pharmacy) /Tricor Southwest Corp.
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Request:  A request to change the General Plan Land Use designation from Residential (2-4 d.u./acre) to Commercial Retail, and the Zoning designation from RS-4 (Single-Family Residential) with Automotive Service Station Overlay to CL (Commercial Limited).  Further, the project proposes to demolish an existing Valero gas station building with service bays and a cashier kiosk, and the related canopy, gas pumps and fuel storage tanks; and, construct a new 10,880 square foot pharmacy/convenience store building at the southeast corner of the lot (closest to the intersection) measuring 20-feet in overall height as measured from lowest finish grade to highest ridgeline of the structure; install wall-mounted and monument signage; a new trash enclosure; and, conduct 3,948 cubic yards of grading to accommodate construction of the new building.

Action Deadline:       November 1, 2008

Recommendation:    Review the proposed project and direct the applicant to redesign the proposed CVS Pharmacy store building, and continue the hearing to July 10, 2008 to allow the applicant time to modify the proposed building design and time to re-silhouette a redesigned building.

NEW BUSINESS:

NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:                            

7.         MAY 13, 2008
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

8.         PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF JUNE 24, 2008
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Commission

ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.