A G E N D A
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA
"Populus felix in urbe felici"
7:00 P.M. ROOM 213, CITY HALL
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. 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. Update on project status and related planning matters.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
5-A. August 2, 2000
5-B. August 16, 2000
5-C. September 6, 2000
6. STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL ACTION:
6-A. Design Compatibility Permit 00-004 and Vesting Tentative Tract Map 52898 (TM 99-019), 911 Twelfth Street.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS: Consent Calendar
7-A. Resolution of Intention amending Zoning Ordinance Section 9.04.10.02.090 regarding the Hazardous Visual Obstructions area and amending Section Section 9.04.10.02.080 regarding fence heights for consistency with the Hazardous Visual Obstruction requirements. (Planner: Bruce Leach) Staff Report
7-B. Conditional Use Permit 00-015, 1251 Third Street Promenade, BSC-1 (Bayside Commercial) District Application to amend the conditions of approval of Conditional Use Permit 99-007, which approved a Type 47 alcohol license for the Gaucho Grill restaurant. The amendment to CUP 99-007 involves the addition of a 107.25 square foot outdoor dining area (11 seats) to the previously approved floor plan and includes the sale and dispensing of alcoholic beverages in conjunction with food service within the new outdoor dining area. A total of 102 seats are proposed including 80 dining seats, 11 counter dining seats, and 11 outdoor dining seats. (Planner: Tony Kim) Applicant: Adolpho Suaya/Gaucho Grill. Staff Report
8. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
8-C. Conditional Use Permit 99-027, 1140 Seventh Street & 725 California Avenue / R2NW (Low Density Multiple Residential – North of Wilshire) District. Application for a Conditional Use Permit to authorize an existing church, high school and elementary school located at 725 California Avenue and to allow the expansion of the these operations with the construction of a new off-site parking lot having 26 non-required, compact parking spaces. The parking lot is proposed to be located at 1140 Seventh Street in the R2NW Zoning District. The church, elementary school, and high school were constructed prior to Conditional Use Permit requirements. Therefore, expansion of the church operation through the addition of the proposed surface parking lot cannot be authorized without approval of a CUP for the entire church facility. (Planner: Bradley J. Misner) Applicant: St. Monica’s Church. Staff Report
8-D. Design Compatibility Permit 00-003, Vesting Tentative Tract Map #53277, 837-839 18th Street, R2 (Low Density Multiple Residential) District. Design Compatibility Permit and Vesting Tentative Tract Map to allow the construction of a new two-story, five-unit townhouse style condominium development at 837-839 18th Street. Four of the units contain 3 bedrooms with a mezzanine, and one of the units contains 2 bedrooms and a mezzanine. Eleven (11) parking spaces are provided in a semi-subterranean garage accessed from 18th Court. (Planner: Donna Jerex) Applicant: Sia Khajavi/Apex Design Builders.
8-E. Conditional Use Permit 00-006; Performance Standards Permit 00-002, Variance 00VAR-044, 1866 Lincoln Boulevard, [Shell Service Station]. Conditional Use Permit 00CUP-006, Performance Standards Permit 00PSP-002 and a Parking Variance 00VAR-044 to Allow the Construction of a New 24-Hour Self-Serve Automobile Service Station; Mini-Mart; Beer and Wine Off-Sale Alcohol Outlet (Type 20); and, Drive-Through Fast-Food Restaurant. Restaurant seating is provided for 44 patrons and 29 parking spaces are located on-site. (Planner: Jonathan Lait) Applicant/ Property Owner: Equilon Enterprises.
A. Planning Commission Caselist
B. Cumulative Projects List
C. Projects List (G)
D. Information Item: Appeal of Variance 00-002, 330 Alta Avenue
10. FUTURE COMMISSION AGENDA ITEMS
11. PUBLIC INPUT
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CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
Barbara Brown, Commissioner
Darrell Clarke, Commissioner
Julie Lopez Dad, Commissioner
Jay P. Johnson, Commissioner
Anthony Loui, Commissioner
Geraldine Moyle, Commissioner
Kelly Olsen, Chairperson
Kevin McKeown, City Council Liaison
Suzanne Frick, Director of
Planning & Community Development Department
Barry Rosenbaum, Senior Land Use Attorney
Kyle Ferstead, Commission Secretary
The Planning Commission considers a range of requests for development permits, appeals, and planning policy matters, and conducts public hearings on many of its agenda items. Due to the number, complexity and public interest associated with many agenda items, meetings of the Commission are generally lengthy. The Commission makes every effort to proceed as expeditiously as possible; your patience and understanding is appreciated.
REQUESTS TO SPEAK on an item must be submitted on a speaker's request form and submit it to the Commission secretary. All requests to address the Commission on public hearing items must be submitted prior to the Commission's consideration of the item.
CONSENT CALENDAR items will be acted upon by the Commission at one time without discussion unless a Commissioner requests discussion on an item or a member of the public has submitted a request to speak on an item. If such a request is made, the item will be heard after the balance of the Consent Calendar has been voted upon.
PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURES on each public hearing item include presentation of a staff report; Commission questions of staff; a five-minute presentation by the project applicant, if any; Commission questions of the applicant; three minutes for each member of the public wishing to speak to the item; three minutes for project applicant rebuttal; Commission deliberations and decision.
PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC should begin with the speaker stating his or her name and address followed by a statement regarding the item under consideration. Please speak to the Commission as a whole.
PROFESSIONALS APPEARING BEFORE THE COMMISSION should clearly identify their status, such as "attorney", "paralegal", "architect", "designer", or "landscape architect". Instances of misrepresentation of professional status may be referred to the City Attorney for possible prosecution.
LETTERS OR WRITTEN MATERIALS regarding agenda items may be submitted to the City Planning Division staff prior to or at the Commission meeting; written materials submitted at least eight days in advance of the meeting will be included in the Commission's meeting packet. Materials submitted after the deadline may be difficult for the Commission to adequately review.
ASSIGNING OF TIME for members of the public wishing to speak to an item is permissible within specified limits. A "representative speaker" may be allowed one additional minute of speaking time, to a maximum of five additional minutes (hence, eight minutes total) for each person actually in attendance who assigns his or her right to speak via a request to speak form to the "representative speaker."
ACTION BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION on most matters occurs with the affirmative votes of at least four Commissioners.
DESIGN ASPECTS OF PROJECTS considered by the Planning Commission must also be approved by the Architectural Review Board. For more information on this process, contact the City Planning Division.
APPEALS of certain actions of the Commission are appealable to the City Council. For specific information on appeals, please contact the City Planning Division.
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