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Planning Commission Agenda
Thursday, August 17, 2017
7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers, City Hall
100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA

The starting times listed for each agenda item should be considered as a guide only. The Planning Commission reserves the right to alter the order of the agenda to allow for an effective meeting. Attendance at the entire meeting may be necessary to ensure interested parties hear a particular item. The City values and invites written comments from residents on matters set for Planning Commission consideration. In order to provide commissioners ample time to review all correspondence, any written communication must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office before 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday prior to the meeting.

7:00 P.M. - Opening Matters:

  • Call to Order / Roll Call of Commission Members
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Announcements and Introductions

7:05 P.M. - Oral Communications – Public Comment:

For citizens wishing to address the Commission on matters not on the agenda

Consent Item(s):

1. (7:15 PM) Approval of Minutes: August 3, 2017

Old Business:

2. (7:30 PM) Continued from August 3, 2017: Request from the City Council to review the Public Engagement: Community Development Forum Guidelines and provide Comments and/or Recommendations back to the City Council.

Submitted by: Citywide
Planner: Maureen Tamuri, AIA, AICP
(818) 224-1701

Item 2 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Public Engagement: Community Development Forum Guidelines
Exhibit B - Draft Planning Commission Forum Recommendations

Public Hearing Item(s):

 3. (8:00 PM) File No. 160002853. A request for a Site Plan Review to construct a 1,425 square-foot covered balcony, a 14.5 square-foot balcony and a 5,157 square-foot two-story addition to an existing single-family residence located at 25212 Prado Del Misterio in the Residential, Single-Family (RS) zoning district.(APN: 2069-090-048). The Project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA per Section 15301(e)(2) (Existing Facilities - additions to existing structures) and 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures) of the CEQA Guidelines.

Submitted by: Alex Campos
Planner: Andrew Cohen-Cutler
(818) 224-1704

Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2017-629
Exhibit B - Architectural Plans
Exhibit C - Site Photos
Exhibit D - ARP Minutes, Oct 28, 2016

Item 3 - Power Point Presentation

4. (8:30 PM) File No. 160003095. A request for an Administrative Plan Review to construct a 17,837 square-foot single-family residence, a 1,172 square foot garage and a 4,516 square-foot swimming pool and spa and a request for an Oak Tree Permit to encroach more than 10% into the protected zone of an oak tree on a legal 50,868 square-foot graded lot located at 25261 Prado del Grandioso within the Residential, Single- Family (RS) zoning district.(APN: 2069-090-019). The City's staff has determined that the project is exempt from environmental review in accordance with Section 21084 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Section 15303 (Class 3, New Construction) of the CEQA Guidelines.

Submitted by: Sean Nguyen
Planner: Andrew Cohen-Cutler
(818) 224-1704

Item 4 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2017-654
Exhibit B - Project Plans including Landscape Plans and Renderings
Exhibit C - ARP Minutes April 28, June 23 and July 28.
Exhibit D - Oak Tree Report
Exhibit E - Oak Tree Report Review by G. Ainsworth
Exhibit F - Notice of Exemption

Item 4 - Power Point Presentation

9:00 P.M. - Future Agenda Items and Reports:

5. Director’s Report and Update on Current Project and Future Agenda Items

6. Reports from the Planning Commission

9:15 P.M. - Adjournment:

Adjournment to the regular meeting of the Planning Commission on September 7, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 100 Civic Center Way.

If you wish to appeal any decision of the Planning Commission, you must do so within ten (10) days of the Planning Commission action. Please contact the Community Development Department for information regarding the appeal process. If you challenge any action of the Planning Commission in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. A copy of the Planning Commission agenda packet, staff reports and supporting documents and any materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for review by the public in the Community Development Department located at Calabasas City Hall, 100 Civic Center Way. City Hall office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. every Friday. If, due to disability, you require special accommodations to attend or participate in a Planning Commission meeting, please contact the Community Development Department, (818) 224-1600, at least one business day prior to the scheduled meeting so staff may assist you.


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