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Planning Commission Agenda
Thursday, October 6, 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: September 15, 2016

Public Hearing(s):

2. (7:25 P.M.) File No. 160002507. A request for the following as retroactive permits: a Development Plan, an Administrative Plan Review, a Scenic Corridor Permit, and a Variance to construct a 261-square-foot first-floor addition, an 85 square-foot second floor addition, a 160 square-foot balcony, a 97 square-foot patio balcony, and another 365 square-foot patio cover/balcony at an existing single-family residence located on a significant ridgeline at 24119 Saint Andrew’s Lane in the Open Space (OS) zoning district and Scenic Corridor (-SC) Overlay Zone. The Project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA per Section 15301(e)(2) (Existing Facilities - additions to existing structures) and Section 15311 (Accessory Structures) of the CEQA Guidelines.

Submitted by: Alex Campos
Planner: Talyn Mirzakhanian
(818) 224-1712

Item 2 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2016-625
Exhibit B - Architectural Plans
Exhibit C - Site Photos
Exhibit D - ARP Minutes
Exhibit E - Story Pole Plan and Photos

3. (7:55PM) File No. 150000541. A request for an Administrative Plan Review and Scenic Corridor Permit to construct: 1) a 5,383 square-foot single-family residence; 2) a 2,378 square-foot garage; 3) a 511-foot long driveway; 4) swimming pool and associated equipment; 5) 1,815 square-feet of patio covers; and, 6) associated retaining walls. Also requested is an Oak Tree Permit to allow the encroachment into the protected zone of 13 oak trees and to remove one oak tree. The project is located on a legal lot, approximately 4.5 acres (195,644 square feet) in area, located at 23600 Dry Canyon Cold Creek Road within the Hillside Mountainous (HM) zoning district and within the Mulholland Highway Scenic Corridor (SC) overlay. APN: 2072-001-018. A project of similar scope and size was approved for this legal lot in June, 2010. At that time an MND was reviewed and adopted by the Planning Commission. The current project qualifies for an exemption from environmental review in accordance with Section 21084 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the following sections of the CEQA Guidelines: 15303-Class 3, (a) Construction of One (1) Single-Family Residence in a Residential Zone and (e) Accessory Structures; 15304-Class 4, Minor Alterations to Land; and, 15332-Class 32, In-fill Development. Nonetheless, an addendum to the adopted MND has been prepared for this project and will be considered by the Planning Commission.

Submitted by: Ken Stockton
Planner: Andy Cohen-Cutler
(818) 224-1704

Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2016-626
Exhibit B - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2010-483 (Adopted June 3, 2010)
Exhibit C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2010-484 (Adopted June 3, 2010)
Exhibit D - Project plans and color rendering
Exhibit E - Addendum to Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigated Negative Declaration
Exhibit F - Oak Tree Report prepared by Kay Greeley
Exhibit G - Station Fire Oak Tree Evaluation prepared by Kay Greeley, September 21, 2016
Exhibit H - Oak Review Report prepared by Greg Ainsworth
Exhibit I - Story Pole Plan, Pictures, and Certification

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

8:40 P.M. – Adjournment:

Adjournment to the regular meeting of the Planning Commission on October 20, 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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