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File #: 22-870    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Status: Public Hearing
File created: 3/17/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 4/11/2022 Final action:
Title: CC- PUBLIC HEARING: Introduction of an Ordinance Approving a City-Initiated Zoning Code Amendment Allowing Additional Types of Ground Floor Uses in the Commercial Downtown Zone.
Attachments: 1. 22-04-11_ATT - Ordinance CD Ground Floor Zoning Code Amendment.pdf, 2. 22-04-11_ATT – PC Resolution CD Ground Floor Text Amendment.pdf, 3. 22-04-11_ATT – PC Staff Report CD Ground Floor Text Amendment.pdf, 4. 22-04-11_ATT – PC Draft Minutes CD Ground Floor Amendment.pdf
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CC- PUBLIC HEARING: Introduction of an Ordinance Approving a City-Initiated Zoning Code Amendment Allowing Additional Types of Ground Floor Uses in the Commercial Downtown Zone.
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Meeting Date: April 11, 2022
Contact Person/Dept.: Jose Mendivil, Associate Planner
Susan Herbertson, Senior Planner

Phone Number: (310) 253-5757

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action Required: Yes [X] No [] Date: March 9, 2022
Commission Name: Planning Commission

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (04/06/2022); (Posted) City Website (03/24/2022); Gov Delivery (03/24/2022); (Published) Culver City News (03/24/2021).

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (03/30/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends the City Council introduce an Ordinance allowing additional types of ground floor uses in the Commercial Downtown Zone.


PROCEDURES:

1. The Mayor seeks a motion to receive and file the affidavit of publication and posting of the public hearing notice.

2. The Mayor calls on staff for a brief staff report and City Council poses questions to staff as desired.

3. The Mayor seeks a motion to declare the public hearing open and the City Council receives public comment.

4. The Mayor seeks a motion to close the public hearing after all testimony has been presented.

5. The City Council discusses the matter and arrives at its decision.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION:

In order to promote activation and economic revitalization, the City has placed emphasis on providing ground floor retail and restaurant uses in the Downtown (CD) commercial zone. Over the last few years there have been a number of changes to the real estate market and the world of retail that have culminated in fewer retail tenants occupying Downtown ground floor space. These...

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