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Planning Commission Agenda
Thursday, September 1, 2016
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 4, 2016

Public Hearing(s):

2. (7:25 P.M.) File No. 160001206. A request for a Site Plan Review to allow the construction of a 757 square-foot 2-story addition, a 605 square-foot solid-roof patio cover , and a 152 square-foot solid-roof patio cover at an existing, legal nonconforming, single-family residence located at 26204 Veva Way within the Residential, Single-Family (RS) zoning district (APN: 2052-016-025). 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 15301 Class 1 (e) additions, of the CEQA Guidelines.

Submitted by: Leslie Rodrigues
Planner: Andrew Cohen-Cutler
(818) 224-1704

Item 2 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2016-623
Exhibit B - Plans
Exhibit C - Photographs of Site
Exhibit D - Notice of Exemption
Exhibit E - Public Correspondence as of August 25, 2016

3. (7:55PM) File No. 150000780. A request for a Site Plan Review, Scenic Corridor Permit, Development Plan Review, Variance and Oak Tree Permit to demolish an existing 4,458 square-foot two-story single-family residence and construct a new 7,961 square-foot two-story single-family residence, four-car attached garage, pool and associated residential accessory structures. A variance is required for placing a structure within 50 feet vertically or 50 feet horizontally of a significant ridgeline. The subject site is located at 24111 Saint Andrews Lane (APN: 4455-006-018), within the Open Space (OS) zoning district and Scenic Corridor overlay zone. The City's staff has determined that the project is categorically exempt from environmental review in accordance with Section 21084 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Sections 15303 (new construction of one single-family residence), 15304 (minor alterations of land), and 15332 (in-fill development) of the California CEQA Guidelines.

Submitted by: Steve Heimler
Planner: Michael Klein
(818) 224-1710

Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2016-622
Exhibit B - Site Plans and Elevations
Exhibit C - View Study and Renderings
Exhibit D - Oak Tree Report
Exhibit E - Photographs of the site and story poles
Exhibit F - Letter from City Arborist
Exhibit G - Public Correspondence

8:25 P.M. – Future Agenda Items and Reports:

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

5. Reports from the Planning Commission

9:00 P.M. – Adjournment:

Adjournment to the regular meeting of the Planning Commission on September 15, 2016 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 you have any questions regarding a particular project please contact the project planner.

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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