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File #: 23-255    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Status: Public Hearing
File created: 9/26/2022 In control: PLANNING COMMISSION
On agenda: 10/12/2022 Final action:
Title: PC - PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of a Site Plan Review to allow the demolition of an existing one-story and two-story office building and surface parking lots and the construction of a new four story, 145,751 square foot office building with three subterranean parking levels at 3817-3855 Watseka Avenue (Project).
Attachments: 1. 2022-10-12_ATT-1 Proposed Planning Commission Resolution No. 2022-P018 and Exhibit A Conditions of Approval and Exhibit B Standard Code Requirements.pdf, 2. 2022-10-12_ATT-2 Project Summary.pdf, 3. 2022-10-12_ATT-3 Vicnity Map.PDF, 4. 2022-10-12_ATT-4 Preliminary Development Plans dated August 2022.PDF, 5. 2022-10-12_ATT-5 CEQA Class 32 Exemption Report dated March 4, 2022.pdf, 6. 2022-10-12_ATT-6 CEQA Attachment A, Class 32 Report Transportation Assessment.pdf, 7. 2022-10-12_ATT-7 CEQA Attachment B, Class 32 Report Noise & Vibration Study .pdf, 8. 2022-10-12_ATT-8 CEQA Attachment C, Class 32 Report Air Quality Study .pdf, 9. 2022-10-12_ATT-9 CEQA Attachment D, Class 32 Report Water Quality Memorandum .pdf, 10. 2022-10-12_ATT-10 CEQA Attachment E, Class 32 Report Utility Will Serve Letters .pdf, 11. 2022-10-12_ATT-11 CEQA Attachment F, Class 32 Historical Resource Technical Report.pdf, 12. 2022-10-12_ATT-12 Preliminary Construction Management Plan.pdf, 13. 2022-10-12_ATT-13 Community Meeting Notes, March 5, 2020, and March 9, 2021.pdf, 14. 2022-10-12_ATT-14 Transportation Assessment and Response.PDF, 15. 2022-10-12_ATT-15 Transportation Demand Management Plan.PDF, 16. 2022-10-12_ATT-16 Parking Operations Plan.PDF
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PC - PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of a Site Plan Review to allow the demolition of an existing one-story and two-story office building and surface parking lots and the construction of a new four story, 145,751 square foot office building with three subterranean parking levels at 3817-3855 Watseka Avenue (Project).

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Meeting Date: October 12, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: William Kavadas, Assistant Planner
Erika Ramirez, Current Planning Manager

Phone Number: 310-253-5706 /310-253-5727

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

Public Hearing: [X] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - Planning Commission (10/06/22); (Posted) City Website (09/20/22); (Mailed) Property owners and occupants within a 500 ft radius (09/20/22); (Posted) on-site sign facing Watseka Avenue (09/20/22).

Department Approval: Jesse Mays, Assistant City Manager (10/04/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the Planning Commission adopt a resolution adopting a Categorical Exemption and approving Site Plan Review, P2022-0190-SPR, subject to conditions of approval to allow demolition of existing office buildings and surface parking lots and construction of a new 145,751 square foot office building with three levels of subterranean parking in the Commercial Downtown (CD) Zone.


PROCEDURES

1. Chair calls on staff for a brief staff report and the Planning Commission poses questions to staff as desired.

2. Chair opens the public hearing, providing the Applicant the first opportunity to speak, followed by the general public.

3. Chair seeks a motion to close the public hearing after all testimony has been presented.

4. Planning Commission discusses the matter and arrives at its decision.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Request

The request involves a Site Plan Review to build a new creative office buil...

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