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AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION TUESDAY,TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 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. 2010-33 ______________________________________________________________________

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. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 200, REVISION “B”, GRADING PERMIT & COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2009-00442): Lower Point Vicente / Annenberg Foundation (AM)
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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: Continue the public hearing, without discussion, on the proposed planning applications to the December 14, 2010 Planning Commission meeting.

2. AMENDMENT TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 68: Lunada Pointe Tract No. 40640 / City (AT)
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Request: A request by the City for an amendment to Conditional Use Permit No. 68 to modify the City's involvement regarding landscaping in the Lunada Pointe Tract.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Review the revisions Staff has made to the proposed amendment to Conditional Use Permit No. 68 based on the feedback received from the PC on September 28, 2010, and adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2010-_ and P.C. Resolution No. 2010-_; thereby approving the Addendum to Environmental Impact Report No. 21 and the proposed amendment to Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 68 (Case No. ZON2010-00185), respectively.

3. GENERAL PLAN UPDATE – “DRAFT” CIRCULATION ELEMENT AND THE “DRAFT” NOISE ELEMENT: City (GP)
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Request: A request to review and discuss the Sub-committee’s recommendations on the “Draft” Circulation Element and the “Draft” Noise Element.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: 1) With regards to the Circulation Element, Staff recommends that the Planning Commission: A) Review the attached Sub-committee (Tomblin, Lewis, Leon) and Traffic Safety Commission prepared Draft, which includes proposed revised Goals and Policies; B) Within the Draft, review the text box comments submitted by Staff and the Traffic Safety Commission and provide direction to Staff on whether to incorporate those comments or not, C) Consider any late comments submitted by the Sub-committee, the Planning Commission, and/or the Public; and D) Approve the proposed “Draft” Circulation Element with any revisions as directed.

2) With regards to the Noise Element, Staff recommends that the Planning Commission: A) Review the attached Sub-committee (Leon, Gerstner) prepared Draft; B) Consider any late comments submitted by the Sub-committee, the Planning Commission, and/or the Public; and

D) Approve the proposed “Draft” Noise Element with any revisions as directed.

3) Receive and file the revised “Draft” Schedule.

NEW BUSINESS:

NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

4. MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 28, 2010

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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

5. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON NOVEMBER 23, 2010
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ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 23, 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 disability-related 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.

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November 9, 2010

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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.

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