STATEMENT OF OFFICIAL ACTION
CASE NUMBER: Tentative Parcel Map 06-003
APPLICANT: Verizon California, Inc.
Owner: Verizon California, Inc.
CASE PLANNER: Dennis Banks, Associate Planner
REQUEST: The applicant seeks approval of the subdivision of one parcel into two separate lots. The current parcel, which has a total area of 399,423 square feet, would be separated into one lot that is 290,350 square feet and another that is 109,073 square feet. The applicant is applying for a subdivision pursuant to Section 9.20.04.030 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code.
CEQA STATUS: The project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Class 15, Section 15315 of the State CEQA Guidelines. Projects located in an urbanized area zoned for industrial use into four or fewer parcels when the division is in conformance with the General Plan and zoning, no variances or exceptions are required, all services and access to the proposed parcels to local standards are available, the parcel was not involved in a division of a larger parcel within the previous 2 years, and the parcel does not have an average slope greater than 20 percent.
PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION
May 17, 2006
May 17, 2006
Approved based on the following findings and subject to the conditions below.
EFFECTIVE DATES OF ACTIONS IF NOT APPEALED: May 28, 2006
EXPIRATION DATE OF ANY PERMITS GRANTED: May 28, 2008
LENGTH OF ANY POSSIBLE EXTENSION OF EXPIRATION DATES:
Any request for an extension of the expiration date pursuant to California Government Code Section 66452.6 and Subchapter 9.20.18 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code must be received in the City Planning Division no later than sixty (60) days prior to the expiration of this permit. The Planning Commission shall have the authority to review and approve or deny the request for an extension. A decision of the Planning Commission to approve an extension shall not exceed three years. The decision of the Planning Commission is appealable to the City Council.
Each and all of the findings and determinations are based on the competent and substantial evidence, both oral and written, contained in the entire record relating to the Project. All summaries of information contained herein or in the findings are based on the substantial evidence in the record. The absence of any particular fact from any such summary is not an indication that a particular finding is not based in part on that fact.
1. The proposed map is consistent with applicable general and specific plans as specified in Government Code Section 65451. Specifically, while the subject property is not located in an area governed by a specific plan as specified in Government Code Section 65451, compliance with the City’s General Plan is required. Any future development of the parcels will be consistent with policies set forth in the City’s General Plan.
2. The design or improvement of the proposed subdivision is consistent with applicable general and specific plans. Specifically, while the subject property is not located in an area governed by a specific plan, compliance with the City’s General Plan is required. Although no improvements are associated with the proposed subdivision, any future development of the parcels will be consistent with policies set forth in the City’s General Plan.
3. The site is physically suitable for type of development. Specifically, the subject parcel is a standard-sized parcel located within an urbanized area adequately served by existing roadways and infrastructure. No physical development is proposed at this time, only site subdivision.
4. The site is physically suitable for the proposed density of development. Specifically, the subject parcel is a standard-sized parcel located within an urbanized area adequately served by existing roadways and infrastructure. Although no improvements are associated with the proposed subdivision, any future development of the parcels will be consistent with policies set forth in the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.
5. The design of the subdivision is not likely to cause substantial environmental damage or substantially and avoidably injure fish or wildlife or their habitat, in that the proposed subdivision is located in an urbanized area that does not contain habitats or would otherwise injure fish and wildlife and no improvements are associated with the proposed subdivision.
6. The design of the subdivision or the type of improvement is not likely to cause serious public health problems. The subdivision of the parcel does not have the potential to disrupt the urban environment or otherwise cause serious public health problems because no improvements are associated with the proposed subdivision. Although no improvements are associated with the proposed subdivision, any future development of the parcels will be consistent with policies set forth in the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.
proposed subdivision is consistent with any ordinance or law of the City of
1. All off site improvements required by the City Engineer (if any) shall be installed. Plans and specifications for off site improvements shall be prepared by a registered civil engineer and approved by the City Engineer.
2. A subdivision improvement agreement for all off site improvements, if any, required by the City Engineer shall be prepared and a performance bond posted through the City Attorney's office.
tentative map shall expire 24 months after approval, except as provided in the
provisions of California Government Code Section 66452.6 and Subchapter 9.20.18
of the Santa Monica Municipal Code.
During this time period the final map shall be presented to the City of
4. In submitting required materials to the Santa Monica Engineering Division for a final map, applicant shall provide a copy of the approved Statement of Official Action.
5. The form, contents, accompanying data, and filing of the final subdivision map shall conform to the provisions of SMMC Sections 9.20.12.010 through 9.20.08.090 and the Subdivision Map Act. The required Final Map filing fee shall be paid prior to scheduling of the Final Map for City Council approval.
6. One mylar and one blue-line copy of the final map shall be provided to and recorded with the Los Angeles County Recorder prior to issuance of any building permit for a future development project pursuant to Government Code Section 66499.30. Applicant shall also provide the County with a copy of this Statement of Official Action at the time the required copies of the map are submitted.
7. A copy of the recorded map shall be provided to the City Planning Division before issuance of a Building Permit for any future development.
proposed project shall comply with all applicable provisions of Article IX of
the Municipal Code and all other pertinent ordinances and General Plan policies
of the City of
9. Pursuant to SMMC Section 9.20.14.070, if the subdivider or any interested person disagrees with any action by the Planning Commission with respect to the tentative map, an appeal or complaint may be filed in writing with the City Clerk. No appeal or complaint may be filed after a ten-day period from the Commission's decision on the tentative map.
Ayes: Brown, Clarke, Dad, Koning, Johnson, O’Day, Pugh
If this is a final decision not subject to further
appeal under the City of
hereby certify that this Statement of Official Action accurately reflects the
final determination of the Planning Commission of the City of
Gwynne Pugh Date
Acknowledgement by Permit Holder
I hereby agree to the above conditions of approval and acknowledge that failure to comply with such conditions shall constitute grounds for potential revocation of the permit approval.
Applicant’s Signature Print Name and Title