**REVISED - PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

RONALD F. DEATON CIVIC AUDITORIUM - 2:30 PM

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MEMBERS:

COUNCILMEMBER JOSE HUIZAR, CHAIR

 

COUNCILMEMBER MARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON

 

COUNCILMEMBER MITCHELL ENGLANDER

 

COUNCILMEMBER BOB BLUMENFIELD

 

COUNCILMEMBER CURREN D. PRICE, JR.

 

** Revised description for Item No. 5 (17-0537)

 

(Zina Cheng - Legislative Assistant - (213) 978-1074)

 

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MULTIPLE AGENDA ITEM COMMENT
GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
ITEM NO.(1)
07-1175

Director of Planning oral status report relative to ongoing development of City planning policies, work programs, operations, and other items of interest.

 

 

ITEM NO.(2)
17-0079

Motion (Blumenfield - Buscaino) relative to instructing the Department of City Planning, in consultation with the City Attorney, to prepare and present an ordinance within 60 days that provides a definition of animal rescue and animal adoption facilities, that will allow animal rescue and animal adoption facilities in C (Commercial) zones, and that includes performance standards and community protections that must be met through either an administrative or land use regulatory control process.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(3)
14-1325-S1

Exemption pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15061(b)(3), Negative Declaration and related CEQA findings, and report from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission relative to a proposed Ordinance amending Sections 12.24 and 14.00 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code to clarify existing regulations and align affordability requirements across the range of zoning entitlements that allow for increased density or floor area ratio beyond what is allowed by zoning, ensuring the creation of affordable housing through certain conditional use permits and public benefit projects.

 

Applicant: City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2017-2022-CA

 

CEQA No. ENV-2017-2023-ND

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(4)
17-0274

CONTINUED FROM 6/6/17

Negative Declaration and related California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings, reports from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission and Department of City Planning (DCP) relative to a proposed Ordinance adding Section 21.18 and amending Section 16.02 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, as well as adding Section 5.578 of Chapter 172 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code, establishing an Affordable Housing Linkage Fee (AHLF), and directing Linkage Fees derived from Development Projects to the Housing Impact Trust Fund, and a joint report from the DCP and Housing and Community Investment Department relative to additional analysis of policy considerations for the proposed AHLF Ordinance. (Also referred to Housing Committee.)

 

Applicant:  City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2016-3431-CA

 

CEQA No. ENV-2016-3432-ND

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: Yes, by the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council, Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council, Los Feliz Neighborhood Council, and Silver Lake Neighborhood Council.

 

 

ITEM NO.(5)
17-0537
CD 11

TIME LIMIT AND LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 8/29/17

Mitigated Negative Declaration, Mitigation Measures, Mitigation Monitoring Program, Errata submitted by the Department of City Planning on August 18, 2017 and related California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings, and appeals filed by Robert W. Logue and Kathy Logue, Ilah Hardesty, and West Mar Vista Residents Association and South Mar Vista Neighborhood Association from the determination of the Director of Planning in approving a Density Bonus Compliance Review, utilizing one On-Menu Density Bonus Affordable Housing Incentive for Floor Area Ratio, and a Site Plan Review for a project involving a six-story with a mezzanine level, mixed-use development totaling 62,652 square feet, with 77 residential units, 2,100 square feet of retail space, 8,075 square feet of open space, including one grade level of parking and one subterranean parking level, reserving at least 11 percent or seven dwelling units permitted on the site for Very Low Income household occupancy for a period of 55 years, and utilizing Assembly Bill 744, California Government Code Section 65915 (p)(2), to allow for the provision of reduced parking at 46 residential parking spaces, for the property located at 12440-12492 Venice Boulevard, subject to modified Conditions of Approval, and consideration of conditions as recommended by Council District 11, consisting of requirements that no floor-to-ceiling area be in excess of eight feet in height, except as otherwise required by the Los Angeles Municipal Code, that remove the project's double-story area within the mezzanine level that do not provide habitable space, and that all project parking be placed underground. (On August 8, 2017, Council adopted a Motion [Bonin - Harris-Dawson], pursuant to Charter Section 245, asserting jurisdiction over the July 13, 2017 action of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission.)

 

Applicant: Pamela Day, Crimson EHOF

 

Case No. DIR-2016-304-DB-SPR-1A

 

CEQA No. ENV-2016-2229-MND

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: Yes

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

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