CONTINUED FROM 3/3/20
TIME LIMIT: 5/30/20; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 5/29/20
Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND)(recirculated on September 12, 2019), Mitigation Measures, Mitigation Monitoring Program (MMP), Errata dated December 2019, and related California Environmental Quality Act findings; reports from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission (LACPC); Resolution for a modified General Plan Amendment area (to remove the requested Add Area) to the Westlake Community Plan to designate the land use of the subject properties from Highway Oriented Commercial to Community Commercial; Draft Ordinance, dated September 13, 2018, effectuating a Vesting Zone Change and Height District Change from R4-1 and C2-1 to (T)(Q)C2-2D to allow a maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of 2.99:1 (approximately 60,637 square feet); and Appeals filed by the following: 1) Elle Farmer, UNITE HERE Local 11, from the determination of the LACPC in approving the following: a) the MND; b) a Vesting Conditional Use to allow the construction, use and maintenance of a hotel in the C2 Zone within 500 feet of an A or R Zone; c) a Site Plan Review for a project containing a maximum 100 guest rooms; and d) Conditions of Approval Nos. 1, 8, 34-39, 42, 44 and 45; and 2) Supporters Alliance for Environmental Responsibility (Representative: Brian B. Flynn) from the determination of the LACPC in adopting the MND, MMP and Errata for the demolition of an existing commercial retail building and related surface parking for the construction, use, and maintenance of a new six story hotel above two levels of subterranean parking containing 100 guest rooms with kitchens, and approximately 10,948 square feet of office, restaurant, meeting room and support space, on a 22,500 square-foot property, including approximately 100 automobile parking spaces, as well as six long-term and six short-term bicycle parking spaces with the FAR of the proposed building would be 2.99:1 and the maximum height being approximately 82 feet, for the property located at 2005 West James M. Wood Boulevard, subject to modified Conditions of Approval; and Director of Planning report dated October 31, 2019 with Conditions and Revised Findings.
Applicant: Tauan Chen, Infinitely Group
Representative: Eric Liebermann, QES Incorporated
Case No. CPC-2017-712-GPA-VZC-HD-VCU-SPR-1A
Environmental No. ENV-2017-713-MND
Fiscal Impact Statement: Yes
Community Impact Statement: None submitted.