PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER, ROOM 340, CITY HALL - 2:30 PM

200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
MEMBERS:

COUNCILMEMBER JOSE HUIZAR, CHAIR

 

COUNCILMEMBER MARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON

 

COUNCILMEMBER MITCHELL ENGLANDER

 

COUNCILMEMBER BOB BLUMENFIELD

 

COUNCILMEMBER CURREN D. PRICE, JR.

 

 

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

 

(Written comments on agenda items may be submitted to clerk.plumcommittee@lacity.org)

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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)
18-1200-S5

TIME LIMIT: 3/9/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 3/9/18

Communication from the Mayor relative to the appointment of Ms. Ilissa Gold to the Central Los Angeles Area Planning Commission for the term ending June 30, 2020.

 

Financial Disclosure Statement: Pending.

 

Background Check: Pending.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(3)
17-1422

Mitigated Negative Declaration, Addendum to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) 2016-2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) / Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS) Final Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) and related California Environmental Quality Act findings, report from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, and proposed ordinance relative to amending Sections 12.03, 12.04.09, 14.00, and 16.05 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code establishing regulations to facilitate the production of Permanent Supportive Housing. (Also referred to the Homelessness and Poverty Committee.)

 

Applicant: City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2017-3136-CA

 

Environmental Nos. ENV-2017-3137-MND, SCAG 2016-2040 RTP/SCS PEIR; State Clearinghouse No. 2015031035

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(4)
17-1432

Negative Declaration, Categorical Exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15301, and related California Environmental Quality Act findings, report from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, and proposed ordinance relative to amending Sections 12.03, 14.00 and 151.02 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code establishing regulations to facilitate the use of existing hotels and motels for Supportive Housing and/or Transitional Housing. (Also referred to the Homelessness and Poverty Committee.)

 

Applicant: City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2017-3409-CA

 

Environmental Nos. ENV-2017-4476-CE, ENV-2017-3410-ND

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(5)
15-0104
CD 12

Mitigated Negative Declaration and related California Environmental Quality Act findings, and report from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission relative to a proposed ordinance authorizing the execution of an amendment to a Development Agreement by and between the City of Los Angeles and Porter Ranch Development Company for Equestrian Staging Area improvements, to be located within 1000 feet north or south of the 118 Freeway, between De Soto Avenue to the east and Topanga Canyon Boulevard to the west, at a location identified and provided by the City, in consultation with the affected Council office[s], for the property located at 19701 Rinaldi Street. (On November 21, 2017, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 185253, which authorized the extension of the Development Agreement for an additional four years.)

 

Applicant: Porter Ranch Development Company

 

Representative: Tom Stemnock, Planning Associates

 

Case No. CPC-1990-439-DA-M2

 

Environmental Nos. ENV-2011-1312-ND; ENV-1988-0026-SP-ZC-DA

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(6)
18-0015
CD 12

TIME LIMIT: 4/2/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 3/28/18

Mitigated Negative Declaration, Mitigation Measures, Mitigation Monitoring Program and related California Environmental Quality Act findings, report from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, and draft Ordinance relative to a Vesting Zone Change from [Q]C2-1 to (T)(Q)C2-1, removing the existing [Q] Qualified conditions on the site, for the removal of a portion of an existing surface parking lot and the subsequent construction, use and maintenance of an approximately 57,497 square foot, four-story (44 feet - 7 1/4 inches), 105 guest room hotel, with surface parking for 124 vehicle spaces (including 68 spaces covenanted for the use of the adjacent Radisson Hotel) and 16 bicycle parking spaces, on an approximately 1.95 acre, four-parcel site, requiring the grading and export of approximately 5,500 cubic yards of soil, and the removal of two protected trees, for the property located at 9755 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard, subject to Conditions of Approval.

 

Applicant: Cheng Wu, Paradigm SSB, LLC Management Inc.

 

Representative: Gary Werner, Rosenheim and Associates

 

Case No. CPC-2016-1356-VZC-CU-SPR-ZAD-DRB-SPP

 

Environmental No. ENV-2016-1357-MND

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: Yes

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(7)
17-1431
CD 14

TIME LIMIT: 3/7/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 3/7/18

Categorical Exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 19, Section 15308, Class Eight, and Article 19, Section 15331, Class 31 of the State CEQA Guidelines and report from the Cultural Heritage Commission relative to the inclusion of the F. and W. Grand Silver Store Building located at 537 South Broadway in the list of Historic-Cultural Monuments.

 

Applicant: Richard Shamoolian

 

Owner: 537 Broadway Associates LP

 

Case No. CHC-2017-3967-HCM

 

Environmental No. ENV-2017-3968-CE

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(8)
18-0016
CD 14

TIME LIMIT: 3/7/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 3/7/18

Categorical Exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 19, Section 15308, Class Eight, and Article 19, Section 15331, Class 31 of the State CEQA Guidelines and report from the Cultural Heritage Commission relative to the inclusion of the Joannes Brothers Company Building located at 800 East Traction Avenue and 310 South Hewitt Street in the list of Historic-Cultural Monuments.

 

Applicant: Laura Doerges, Clarett West

 

Owner: 800 Traction Owner LLC, c/o Betawest Ltd.

 

Case No. CHC-2017-3688-HCM

 

Environmental No. ENV-2017-3689-CE

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(9)
18-0079
CD 11

TIME LIMIT: 4/18/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 4/18/18

Categorical Exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 19, Section 15308, Class Eight, and Article 19, Section 15331, Class 31 of the State CEQA Guidelines and report from the Cultural Heritage Commission relative to the inclusion of The Potter located at 1305 Ocean Front Walk in the list of Historic-Cultural Monuments.

 

Applicant/Owner: Venice Beach Suites, LLC, c/o Andy Layman

 

Case No. CHC-2017-4328-HCM

 

Environmental No. ENV-2017-4329-CE

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(10)
18-0058
CD 4

TIME LIMIT: 2/20/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 2/20/18

Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15332 of State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, under Class 32, and Article III, Section One, and Class Three, Category Six, of the City CEQA Guidelines, and an appeal filed by Mario M. Sherman (Representative: Jonathan B. Wolf, Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet and Wittbrodt LLP) from the determination of the Board of Building and Safety Commissioners in approving an application to export 2,800 cubic yards of earth for the property located at 1328 North Devlin Drive, subject to Conditions of Approval.

 

Applicant/Owner: Sunset Partners Ventures LLC

 

Board File No. 170133

 

Environmental No. ENV-2017-3778-CE

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO.(11)
18-0060, 18-0061
CD 4

TIME LIMIT: 2/20/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 2/20/18

Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15332 of State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, under Class 32, and Article III, Section One, and Class Three, Category One, of the City CEQA Guidelines, and an appeal filed by Doheny-Sunset Plaza Neighborhood Association, Inc. (Representative: Jamie T. Hall, Channel Law Group, LLP) from the determination of the Board of Building and Safety Commissioners in approving:

 

  1. an application to export 4,339 cubic yards of earth for the property located at 8673 West Franklin Avenue and 1601 North Mountcrest Avenue, subject to Conditions of Approval; and,
  2.  

  3. an application to export 7,386 cubic yards of earth for the property located at 8745-8757 West Hollywood Boulevard, subject to Conditions of Approval.

 

Applicant: Craig Fry and Associates

 

Owner: H and F Development, LLC

 

Board File Nos. 170056, 170057

 

Environmental No. ENV-2017-2041-CE

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: No

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

 

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