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Planning Commission Agenda
Thursday, January 18, 2018
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: January 4, 2018

2. (7:25 PM) Advisory Memo of Public Hearing Postponements

Item 2 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Notice of Public Hearing for File No. 170001046
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed CMC Chapter 17.60.055

Public Hearing Item(s):

3. (7:30 PM) File No.170000477. Request for a lot line adjustment, general plan amendment and zone change to 1) transfer approximately 4,327 square feet of land from Calabasas High School (Parcel B) to 3925 Blackbird Way (Parcel A), 2) change the general plan land use designation of said land from Public Facilities-Institutional (PF-I) to Residential-Single Family (R-SF), and 3) change the zone of said land from Public Facility (PF) to Residential Single-Family (RS). Parcel A is located at 3925 Blackbird Way (APN: 2079-004-044), within the RS zoning district and Parcel B is located at 22855 Mulholland Highway (APN: 2079-021-908) within the PF zoning district and Scenic Corridor (SC) overlay zone. The project is exempt from environmental review in accordance with Section 21084 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Section 15301 Class 1 (Existing Facilities, (e) Additions to existing structures), and Section 15305 Class 5 (Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations, (a) Minor lot line adjustments) of the CEQA Guidelines.

Submitted by: Las Virgenes School District
Planner: Michael Klein, Senior Planner
(818) 224-1710

Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2018-663
Exhibit B - Lot Line Adjustment Map
Exhibit C - Site Photos
Exhibit D - Proposed Change to Zoning Map
Exhibit E - Proposed Change to General Plan Land Use Map
Exhibit F - Applicant Correspondence

4. (8:00 PM) File No. 150000964. (Continued from 1/4/18): Request for a Site Plan Review, Conditional Use Permit, Oak Tree Permit, Zone Change, General Plan Land Use Amendment and Lot Merger to demolish an existing two-story office complex and re-develop the site with a 48,154 square-foot mixed-use project. The proposed mixed-use project includes 42 residential units (age restricted for 55 years old and older residents) located in a 46,563 square-foot four-story building and commercial/retail uses in a 1,591 square-foot one-story building. The applicant is requesting to change the General Plan land use designation of the subject site from Business-ProfessionalOffice (B-PO) to Mixed Use 0.95 (MU 0.95) and the zoning designation from Commercial Office (CO) to Commercial Mixed Use (CMU). The proposed project includes five (5) affordable housing units located on-site and designated for very low income seniors (55+). The applicant is requesting a height concession and a density bonus for providing at least 10% of the total units for very low income occupants. The subject site is located at 23480 Park Sorrento (APN: 2068-005-012 and 2068-005-011), within the Commercial Office zoning district. A Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration was prepared and circulated for public review in accordance with the City’s adopted CEQA guidelines.

Submitted by: Ken Stockton Architects
Planner: Michael Klein, Senior Planner
(818) 224-1710

Item 4 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2018-660
Exhibit B - Public correspondence received after January 4, 2018

8:30 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

8:45 P.M. - Adjournment:

Adjournment to the regular meeting of the Planning Commission on February 1, 2018 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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