COMPLETED A G E N D A REGULAR MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA Founded 1875 "Populus felix in urbe felici" WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1995 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 7:00 P.M. ROOM 213, CITY HALL 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Public Input Permitted 5. PLANNING DIRECTOR'S REPORT: Information concerning future Planning Commission Agendas. Update on recent City Council action on appeals, ordinances, development projects, and planning policy studies. Information on recent Architectural Review Board and Landmarks Commission actions. 6. STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL ACTION: Consent Calendar Public Input Permitted 6-A: CUP 94-023, TA 94-044, 2344 Pico Boulevard. ACTION: Approved. 7. PUBLIC HEARINGS: Consent Calendar Public Input Permitted 7-A: Tenant-Participating Conversion Case TPC-320, Vesting Tentative Tract No. 51888, 519 California Avenue, R2-NW. Application for a Tenant-Participating Conversion and Vesting Tentative Map to convert a 14-unit apartment building into condominiums at 519 California Avenue. ACTION: Approved. Staff Report 7-B: Conditional Use Permit 94-022, 1429 Third Street Promenade, C3C, Applicant: Albert Mizrahi/Gotham Hall. Application for a Conditional Use Permit to amend Conditional Use Permit 92-014 to permit a 4,766 sq.ft. expansion of an existing 9,365 sq.ft restaurant/bar with an approved Type-47 (On-Sale General for Public Eating Place) alcohol license on the second floor and roof deck of 1429 Third Street Promenade. The proposal includes a request for a 190 sq.ft. dance floor, a 102 sq.ft. stage, and live music. The proposal would add 237 seats to the existing 206 seats for a proposed total of 443 seats. A public hearing was conducted on this matter; action at this time is approval of findings and conditions per prior direction of the Planning Commission. (Planner: Susan Healy Keene) ACTION: Approved. Staff Report 7-C: Conditional Use Permit 94-025, VAR 94-027, PSP 94-005, 101 Broadway, RVC Applicant: Extrablatt 2 Cafe/Restaurant. Application for a Conditional Use Permit, Variance and Performance Standards Permit to allow a 338 square foot sidewalk seating addition to an existing restaurant with no additional parking spaces in-lieu of the 5 parking spaces required by code. The proposal requires an amendment to an existing Conditional Use Permit allowing alcohol service at the establishment. A public hearing was conducted on this matter; action at this time is approval of findings and conditions per prior direction of the Plannning Commission. (Planner: D. Buckley) ACTION: Approved. Staff Report 7-D: Text Amendment 95-001 to Amend Article IX of the Santa Monica Municipal Code Relating to the Length of Permit Terms, Location: Citywide. The proposed text amendment modifies Zoning Ordinance Sections 9.04.20.08.040; 9.04.20.10.060; 9.04.20.11.060; 9.04.20.12.060; 9.04.20.14.050; 9.04.20.26.050; 9.04.20.28.030; 9.04.20.32.060; and 9.04.20.34.080 related to the term of planning permits. (Planner: Amanda Schachter) ACTION: Continued to April 5, 1995. 7-E: Development Review 95-001, 2809 Lincoln Boulevard, C4 District, Applicant: McDonald's Corporation. Application for a Development Review Permit to modify Development Review Permit 463 to permit a new driveway to provide direct access to the existing parking area located on the northern portion of the site. (Planner: Patrice McCartney) ACTION: Approved. Staff Report 8. PUBLIC HEARINGS: Public Input Permitted 8-A: EQ PCR-002, 402 Santa Monica Boulevard, C3C, Applicant: Toys R Us. Application for an Earthquake Recovery Permit to consider the reconstruction of a two story 51,124 square foot building for a Toys R Us retail toy store and an additional retail space in place of the demolished Henshey's building at 402 Santa Monica Boulevard. (Planner: Emmanuel Ursu) ACTION: Continued to March 29, 1995. Staff Report 8-B: Development Review 94-005, 1 Pico Boulevard, RVC with Beach Overlay District, Applicant: ET Whitehall Santa Monica Partners/Shutters on the Beach. Application for a Development Review Permit to modify Development Review Permit 325 to permit valet assisted public parking in- lieu of twenty one (21) spaces of on-site metered public parking. (Planner: Patrice McCartney) ACTION: Approved. Staff Report 9. DISCUSSION: Public Input Permitted 9-A: Consideration of Scheduling a Revocation Hearing on Conditional Use Permit, 625 Montana, C2, Conditional Use Permit 546 permits the issuance of a Type 20 (Off-Sale Beer & Wine) alcohol license, and Conditional Use Permit 90-074 allows wine-tasting and wine tasting classes on- site in conjunction with a Type-42 (On-sale Beer and Wine for Public Premises) alcohol license. In the event that the Planning Commission determines that a revocation hearing is appropriate, the hearing will be scheduled for a subsequent date. (Planner: Susan Healy Keene) ACTION: Revocation Hearing Request Denied. Staff Report 11-A: Motion to set hearing date for appeal of Architectural Review Board 94-224, 536 15th Street, for May 3, 1995. ACTION: Item Withdrawn. 11-B: Motion to set hearing date for appeal of Architectural Review Board 95-012, 2525 Wilshire Boulevard for May 3, 1995. ACTION: Hearing Set. 15. ADJOURNMENT Note: The Council Chambers is wheelchair accessible. 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