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Planning Commission Agenda
Thursday, January 19, 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: January 5, 2017

Public Hearing Items:

2. (7:30 PM) A draft ordinance amending Chapter 17.12.170 of the Calabasas Municipal Code by updating the standards and requirements applied to the development of accessory dwelling units (also referred to as second units, in-law units, or granny flats), as required to comply with new California law.
City staff has determined that the project is exempt from environmental review in accordance with Section 21084 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the following sections of the CEQA Guidelines: Section 15002(i)(1) -- Lack of Local Jurisdictional Discretion; and, Section 15061(b)(3) -- General Rule of Exemption.

Submitted by: City-Wide
Planner: Talyn Mirzakhanian
(818) 224-1712

Item 2 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2017-638
Exhibit B - Draft Ordinance No. 2017-347
Exhibit C - SB 1069 (as enacted)
Exhibit D - AB 2299 (as enacted)
Exhibit E - Notice of Exemption from CEQA
Exhibit F - Government Code section 65852.2

8:00 P.M. - Future Agenda Items and Reports:

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

4. Reports from the Planning Commission

8:15 P.M. - Adjournment:

Adjournment to the regular meeting of the Planning Commission on February 2, 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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