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AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION, TUESDAY, June26, 2012

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
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. 2012-12
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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:

1. REVISION TO GRADING PERMIT, HEIGHT VARIATION AND SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2010-00252): 30400 Diamonte Lane / Thomas (AH)
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Request: A request to revise the adopted conditions of approval related to grading for a new single-family residence, so that the earth material approved to be deposited on the adjacent vacant parcel owned by the same property owner is exported off of the property instead.

Action Deadline: July 17, 2012

Recommendation: Adopt P.C. Resolution No. 2012-___; approving, with revised conditions, changes to the Height Variation, Grading and Site Plan Review Permit (Case No. ZON2010- 00252).

(This item was continued from the June 12, 2012 Planning Commission meeting)

PUBLIC HEARINGS:


2. INITIAL STUDY SCOPING MEETING – CRESTRIDGE SENIOR HOUSING (CASE NO. ZON2012-00067 AND SUB2012-00001): 5601 Crestridge Road / Trumark Homes (ES)
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  ATTACHMENTS

Crestridge Senior Housing Project Initial Study
EIR Schedule
Public Comments received as of June 19, 2012
Site and Architectural Plans
Crestridge Senior Condo Staff Presentation

Request: Obtain public feedback on the environmental issues to be analyzed in the forthcoming Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Crestridge Senior Condominium Housing project.

Action Deadline: April 20, 2013

Recommendation: Open the public hearing to receive public comments on environmental issues to be analyzed in the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Crestridge Senior Condominium Housing Project; and receive any input on the environmental issues to be analyzed in the project EIR from the Planning Commission.

3 CODE AMENDMENT – HEDGE HEIGHT IN THE FRONT YARD SET-BACK (CASE NO. ZON2010-00293): City / Citywide (SK)
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Request: A request to establish procedures allowing hedges over 42” within the front yard setback of private residential properties and to simplify the existing intersection visibility triangle review process.

Action Deadline: None

Recommendation: Discuss and provide direction to Staff on a proposed code amendment to revise Chapters 17.48.070 (Intersection Visibility Triangle) and 17.76.030 (Fences, Walls and Hedges) of Title 17 (Zoning) of the City’s Municipal Code, to 1) establish a new process to allow
hedges above 42” in height within the front yard setback of private residential properties, and 2) amend the review process for Intersection Visibility Triangle applications.

NEW BUSINESS:


NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

4. MINUTES OF MAY 08, 2012
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5. MINUTES OF MAY 22, 2012
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6. MINUTES OF JUNE 12, 2012
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

7. PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON JULY 10, 2012
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ADJOURNMENT:


The next meeting is scheduled for July 10, 2012, 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.