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How Planning Commission Meetings Are Conducted

AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY,AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY, June 22, 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
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 COMMUNIITY
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR 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 AFTER 11:00 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. 2010-20
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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:


None

CONTINUED BUSINESS:


None

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1. LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT & VARIANCE (CASE NO. ZON2009-00434 & SUB2009- 00005): 5 Bronco Road and 27 Stallion Road / Studarus (LM) Request: A request to adjust the lot lines between two parcels (5 Bronco – Parcel A and 27 Stallion – Parcel B) to accommodate an encroaching house and deck onto Parcel A. The lot area for Parcel A will decrease from 20,000 square feet to a non-conforming 17,045 square feet. The lot area for Parcel B will increase from 21,695 square feet to 24,650 square feet. A Variance is required to allow a lot to be less than the minimum required lot size (20,000 square feet) in the RS-2 Zoning District.
Action Deadline: July 10, 2010
            To review the staff report click here

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2010-__, thereby conditionally approving the requesting Lot Line Adjustment and Variance (Case No. ZON2009-00434 & SUB2009-00005).

2. REVISION TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2009-00469): 27774 Hawthorne Boulevard / Olivas (SK)
Request: A request to construct a 1,220ft² two-story addition (610ft² ground floor & 610ft² upper floor) to an existing Chevron gas station and car wash facility. The proposed maximum height is 29’-6”, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation or slab meets finished grade, to the ridgeline or the highest point of the structure. The proposed 610ft² ground floor addition and a portion of the existing boutique and office will be converted to a new convenience store area (“ExtraMile”). The proposed 610ft² upper floor will be used as an office space. The project also includes six additional standard parking spaces and one loading space; additional landscaping along the property lines abutting Hawthorne Blvd. and Highridge Rd.; upgrading the existing monument sign to include the “ExtraMile” convenience store; two “ExtraMile” identification signs on the new upper floor building façade; and an exterior modification to the existing Chevron gas station and car wash facility.
            To review the staff report click here

Action Deadline: November 4, 2010

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2010-__; thereby certifying a Mitigated Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and 2) Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2010-__; thereby approving, with conditions, the requested Conditional Use Permit Revision and Sign Permit (ZON2009-00469).

3. GENERAL PLAN UPDATE – “DRAFT” FISCAL ELEMENT AND “DRAFT” HOUSING ELEMENT INSERT: City (GP, AH)
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Request: A request to review and approve the Sub-committee recommended “Draft” Fiscal Element, and review and discuss the Staff recommended “Draft” Housing Element Insert.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: 1) Review and approve the Sub-committee (Gerstner, Tomblin, Emenhiser) proposed “Draft” Fiscal Element; 2) Review and select a preferred format option for the “Draft” Housing Element; and 3) Receive and file the revised “Draft” Schedule.

NEW BUSINESS:

4. DISCUSSION OF THE “FOLIAGE AS CONDITION OF PERMIT ISSUANCE REQUIREMENT” OF THE DEVELOPMENT CODE: City (JR)
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Request: A request by the Planning Commission to discuss the “Removal of Foliage as Condition of Permit issuance” requirement of the Development Code.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Receive and file report

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

5. MINUTES OF MAY 11, 2010
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6. MINUTES OF MAY 25, 2010
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:


7. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON JULY 13, 2010
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ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.
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Americans with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disabilityrelated modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the Community Development Director at 310 544-5228 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Notes:

1. Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday. The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during the Planning Commission meeting.

2. Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the front counter of the Planning Division lobby at City Hall, which is located at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes during normal business hours as stated in the paragraph above.

3. You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.

4. Written materials, including emails, submitted to the City are public records and may be posted on the City’s website. In addition, City meetings may be televised and may be accessed through the City’s website. Accordingly, you may wish to omit personal information from your oral presentation or written materials as they may become part of the public record regarding an agendized item.