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How Planning Commission Meetings Are Conducted

AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION, TUESDAY, September 13, 2011

 

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
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. 2011-29
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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:


1. SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2011-00083): 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East / Marymount College (AM)
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Request: A request to install roof mounted ventilation equipment onto the existing Cecilia Hall Classroom Building (Academic Building) serving the biology and chemistry labs. Specifically, the improvements include the installation of two roof mounted air conditioning units enclosed by an uncovered screening wall at a height of 5’-6” above the existing roof. The roof mounted mechanical equipment screening wall dimensions are proposed at 57’-0” in length by 20’-6” in width and will be finished in a color that resembles the composite roof material. Additionally, two roof mounted fume exhaust vents will be installed at a height of 11’-0” above the existing roof.

Action Deadline: September 17, 2011

Recommendation: Receive and file this Staff Report

(This item was continued from the May 24, June 14 and August 9, 2011 meetings)

2. HEIGHT VARIATION, MINOR EXCEPTION PERMIT AND SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2011-00016): 30439 Calle De Suenos / Anaya (KF/SK)
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Request: A request to allow a 25’-3” tall, 760ft² 1st and 2nd story additions; reduce the 20’ front yard setback for a portion of the 2nd story addition; and an entry portico, two bow windows, an at-grade viewing deck, additional hardscape and 6yd³ of related grading in the rear yard of an existing 2-story single-family residence.

Action Deadline: September 26, 2011

Recommendation: Discuss whether or not the revised project has adequately addressed the Planning Commission’s concerns regarding view impairment and neighborhood compatibility, and either:

A) Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2011-__, thereby conditionally approving the requested Height Variation, Minor Exception Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2011-00016); or,

B) Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2011-__, thereby denying without prejudice the requested Height Variation, Minor Exception Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2011-00016)

(This item was continued from the June 14 and August 23, 2011 meetings)

3. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT REVISION “A” (CASE NO. ZON2002-00216): 29941 Hawthorne Boulevard (Chase Bank) / Chhabria (LM)
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Request: A request to revise Condition No. 17 of Resolution No. 2008-43 to allow a previously approved office building on the corner of Crest Road and Hawthorne Boulevard to be used as a financial institution (Chase Bank). The square footage of the proposed building will be reduced in size from 7,116 square feet to 6,161 square feet in floor area. The project will accommodate a total of 30 parking spaces (25 parking spaces required for financial institutions). The request also includes a request to revise the Sign Program to allow one (1) building sign along the south side of the building, instead of two building signs, and one (1) additional sign along the west elevation where the entrance to the building will be located.

Action Deadline: September 30, 2011

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2011-__, thereby approving Addendum 1 to a Certified Mitigated Negative Declaration, and conditionally approving a Conditional Use Permit Revision and Sign Program Revision “A” (Case No. ZON2002-0016) to allow the commercial building to be used as a financial institution with new signage.

(This item was continued from the August 23, 2011 meeting)

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

4. GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, ZONE CHANGE, ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT, HEIGHT VARIATION, GRADING PERMIT & SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2010-00025): 10 Chaparral Lane / Colaruotolo (SK)
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Request: A request to relocate the General Plan Land Use boundary line between Residential & Natural Environment/Hazard and the Zoning boundary line between Single Family Residential (RS-2) & Open Space Hazard to a more northerly location on the 1.96 acre vacant property located at 10 Chaparral so that the more level area of the lot can be developed with a new 8,186ft² two-story residence.

Action Deadline: October 1, 2011

Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to an unspecified date, which will require a re-notice, to allow time for Staff to address grading and trail issues that have been raised by the public.

NEW BUSINESS:

NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:


5. MINUTES OF AUGUST 9, 2011
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

6. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
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ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 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.

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.