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How Planning Commission Meetings Are Conducted

AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY,TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 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. 2010-31
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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. HEIGHT VARIATION & SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2010-00044): 28820 Cedarbluff Drive / Peters Architecture (SK)
           To review the staff report click here

Request: A request to construct a 635ft² addition and a balcony to an existing single-story residence. The proposed height of the two-story addition is 24’, as measured from the point where the lowest foundation or slab meets finished grade, to the ridgeline or highest point of the structure.

Action Deadline: October 29, 2010

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2010-__; thereby approving, with conditions, a Height Variation and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2010-00044).

2. VARIANCE, COASTAL PERMIT & SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2009-00402): 109 Spindrift Drive / Tim Racisz (AH)
           To review the staff report click here
Request: A request to construct a 191 square foot balcony at the front of the existing split-level residence, projecting into the front and north side setbacks, and exceeding the maximum lot coverage allowable.

Action Deadline: November 1, 2010

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2010-__; thereby approving, with conditions a Variation, Coastal Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2010-00044).

3. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 200, REVISION “B”, GRADING PERMIT & COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2009-00442): Lower Point Vicente / Annenberg Foundation (AM)
           To review the staff report click here

Attachments:
Project Plans
Vision Plan Exhibit for Lower Point Vicente
Legal Documents:
o 1978 Quitclaim Deed between the D.O.D and LA County
o 1979 Lease Agreement
o 1981 Lease Agreement Amendment
o 2004 Quit Claim Deed
o Lower Point Vicente Program of Utilization
o State Parks Section 6(f)(3) map
ConsultEcon Marketing and Operating Report September 2009
Draft EIR Visual Simulations (4)
View Photos
o Silhouette Unmarked
o Silhouette Marked
P.C. Conditions of Approval for the Parking Lot and Site Improvement Project
Annenberg Foundation’s Additional Time to Speak
Public Comments

Request: A request to construct a 50,979 square-foot education building (including an 11,850 sq. ft. enclosed subterranean parking lot and a 3,916 sq. ft. enclosed mechanical area) and a 990 square-foot outpost building, as well as site improvements consisting of an outdoor exhibit area (archaeological dig, dry farming exhibit, and Tongva Village), expanded picnic and viewing areas, enhanced on-site trails, restroom facilities, and approximately 10 acres of new landscaping. The proposed education building would be two-stories with an approximately 35,000 square foot footprint, and at its highest point, the building would be 16-feet above the existing grade (the “by right” height limit for buildings within the Open Space Recreational zoning district) and 27-feet above the proposed finished grade, as measured from the lowest finished grade (153’ – garage entrance) to highest roof ridge line (180’ – upper parapet). The Outpost Building would be 16-feet in height as measured from existing grade. The project would be served by 197 parking spaces, including 101 parking spaces previously approved by the Planning Commission under a separate permit for the PVIC expansion project. Site preparation would involve excavation of approximately 39,570 cubic yards of material (soil and rock) and placement of approximately 14,780 cubic yards of fill material. Approximately 24,790 cubic yards of material would be exported from the site (primarily consisting of rock material).

Action Deadline: One year from the date the EIR is certified

Recommendation: 1) Receive a summary presentation on the requested planning applications being considered for the proposed project; 2) Review the Findings of Facts for Conditional Use Permit No. 200 Revision ‘B’ and provide Staff with direction; and, 3) Continue the public hearing to October 26, 2010 to discuss the remaining planning applications and review the Final EIR.

4. GENERAL PLAN UPDATE – “DRAFT” NOISE ELEMENT: City (GP)
           To review the staff report click here

Request: A request to receive the Staff recommended “Draft” Noise Element, direct the Sub-committee to begin review of the “Draft”, and then continue the review to the November 9, 2010 meeting.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: 1) Receive the Staff prepared “Draft” Noise Element; 2) Hear any public testimony on the “Draft” Element; 3) Direct the Planning Commission Sub-committee (Gerstner, Leon) to begin work on the “Draft” Element”; 4) Continue review of the Element to the November 9, 2010 meeting; and 4) Receive and file the revised “Draft” Schedule.

NEW BUSINESS:

NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

NONE

ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:


5. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON OCTOBER 26, 2010
           To review the staff report click here

ADJOURNMENT:


The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park.

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