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AGENDA PLANNING COMMISSION, TUESDAY, October 9, 2012

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES PLANNING COMMISSION
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 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. 2012-17
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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.         SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2011-00112):  3344 Palo Vista /Assal (LM)
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Request:  A request to amend Conditional Use Permit No. 23 to allow the applicant to construct a new pool, Jacuzzi, fire pit and pool equipment in the rear yard of the existing residence. According to the development guidelines for Tract No. 34834 (Seacliff Hills), the improvement of a new pool constitutes grading and lot coverage and requires a revision to the existing Conditional Use Permit No. 23 for the residential tract. In addition, the Conditional Use Permit Revision is required to allow the property owner to reduce the minimum required open space from 70% to 63% of the total lot area.

Action Deadline:   October 28, 2012

Recommendation: Receive and file this status report.

2.         GENERAL PLAN UPDATE – PASSIVE AND ACTIVE RECREATIONAL LAND USE DESIGNATIONS:  City/Citywide (GP)
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    Powerpoint Presentation

Request:  Review Staff’s report and provide direction on the various issues pertaining to the Recreational Active and Recreational Passive Land Use Designations as part of the City’s General Plan Update.

Action Deadline:  None

Recommendation:  Staff recommends that the Planning Commission:
1) Review the various options and provide direction to Staff on the preferred General Plan definitions of “Recreational - Active” and “Recreational - Passive”, and;
2) Direct Staff to move forward with changes to the proposed “Active” or “Passive” designations for various Park sites as shown in the attached table, and;
3) Recommend that the City Council initiate a Code Amendment, amending the Zoning Code to replace the existing “Open Space Recreation District” with a new “Active Open Space Recreation District” and a new “Passive Open Space Recreation District”, wherein each new District will describe the allowable uses within the District along with associated Development Standards.

NEW BUSINESS:

NONE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

3.         MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
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ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS:

4.         PRE-AGENDA FOR THE MEETING ON OCTOBER 23, 2012
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ADJOURNMENT:

The next meeting is scheduled for October 23, 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 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.