COMMITTEE MEETING
Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee

Thursday, September 06, 2018, 6:30 PM

Fire Station 82 Annex
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

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Welcome

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each)
  4. Discussion and review of Upstart at 1807 Van Ness with Leeor Maciborski, ROM Investments, Inc.
  5. Discussion and possible motion regarding a Conditional Use Permit: 6141 Franklin Avenue: Continued sale of a full-line of alcohol in conjunction with the operation of an existing 649 s.f. bar located within a hotel in the R3-1 zone. Current grant is ZA 2010-3215 ZV. Hours of operation 10am to 2am daily. Action(s) Requested: Per LAMC 12.27-B.1, Applicant is requesting a Zone Variance (ZV) to allow the continued sale of a full-line of alcohol at a 649 s.f. bar located within an existing hotel located within the R3-1 zone. Operation is currently permitted alcohol under case ZA 2010-3215 (ZV)(A1). Hours of operation 10am-2am daily.
  6. Discussion and possible motion regarding a new project at 2415 San Marco Drive: ZAD to permit the construction of a single-family dwelling fronting onto as Substandard Hillside Limited Street where a minimum 20-foot wide continuous paved roadway is not provided from the driveway apron to the boundary of the Hillside area. ZAD for increased by right Grading (1,584 c.y. total plus 217 c.y. under driveway exempted). ZAD for haul route to allow excess export equal to grading amount. ZAD(s) for over-in-height retaining walls, Zone Variance for additional floor area (1,781.9 s.f. RFA allowed, 3,231 s.f. RFA requested). Action(s) Requested: 1. ZAD for increased by right Grading (1,584 c.y. total plus 217 c.y. under driveway exempted). 2. ZAD for haul route to allow excess export equal to grading amount. 3. A ZAD to permit two retaining walls in lieu of the otherwise permitted single retaining wall of 12 feet in height or of two retaining walls 10 feet in height each with a separation of 3 feet. The height of the walls to be permitted are Wall #1 at 10 feet, and Wall #2 varying between 0 and 22 feet 4 inches in height. 4. A ZAD for building height over 45 feet. NOTE: Haul route review will be discussed with the haul route requests in the projects for 2301, 2305 & 2309 San Marco in item 4 on this agenda due to the accumulative effects of hauling dirt for 4 projects at potentially the same time on a substandard hillside street.
  7. Discussion and review of the projects located at 2301, 2305, 2309 San Marco Drive: Applicant’s request to export dirt from these project sites as follows: 1. 2301 San Marco Drive – 1,388 c. y., 2. 2305 San Marco Drive – 6,106 c.y., 3. 2309 San Marco Drive – 2,585 c.y. NOTES: 1. These projects were held in abeyance by the Board of Building and Safety Commissioners pending review discussion by the local neighborhood groups and developer. 2. This will be heard in conjunction with dirt to be excavated and haul routes requested for the 2415 San Marco Drive project due to the accumulative effects of hauling dirt for 4 projects at potentially the same time on a substandard hillside street.
  8. Discussion and possible motion regarding general comments per the Hollywood Center Project’s Notice of Preparation of Environmental Impact Report and Public Scoping Meeting set for September 12, 2018
  9. Committee Member announcements on items not on the Agenda
  10. Old/Ongoing Business
  11. New/Future Business

Adjournment

 

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