Planning and Land Use Committee on Nov 29, 2018

Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa
www.ncwpdr.org


Committee: 
Planning and Land Use Committee

Chairperson: 
Patricia Lyon

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:30pm

Meeting Place: 
Westchester Municipal Building Community Room / 7166 W Manchester Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045

Discussion/Action (Motion): 
  1. Welcome and Introduction

  2. Minutes Review and Approval

    • 21 August 2018
    • 15 October 2018
  3. Informational / LA-Area Affordable Housing Development 

    Background: Various affordable housing projects are moving forward in Los Angeles that deliver more than the SB1818/Density Bonus minimum number of affordable units. Presentation is a quick recap of projects, specs and developer info—for the proposes of educating our NC about models, potential partnerships, etc. 

    • Presenter: Kimberly Fox, PLUC Committee Member
    • Related Documents: if any, provided during meeting. 
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion, Referral or Continuation. 
  4. Action / 12105 W. Waterfront Drive, Playa Vista 90094 [ZA-2018-5106-CUB]

    Background: First presentation to PLUC. Applicant is requesting a condition use permit to allow the sale and dispensing of a full line of alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption, in conjuction with a new 1533 sq ft restaurant with 27 interior seats, and a 329 sq ft covered outdoor patio with 24 exterior seats, having hours of operation from 7:00 am to 9:00pm daily. 

    • Presenter(s): Veronica Becerra,VB Commercial Services, representing applicant Briana Valdez, HomeState. 
    • Related Documents: if any, provided during meeting. 
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support/Deny/Modify. 

     

  5. Informational / 8922 S. Reading Ave, Westchester 90045 [DIR-2018-5208 TOC, DIR 2018-6344 TOC, ENV-2018-5209-EAF]

    Background: First presentation to PLUC. Applicant proposes TOCp Tier 3 project consisting of a 7-story building with 30 units,including 6 affordable units (5 very low income and 1 low income). Requested additional incentives:

    • Increased height of 67' in lieu of 47'
    • Reduced side-yard setbacks of 7' in lieu of 10'
    • Reduced open space of 3769 sf in lieu of 5025 sq ft. 
    • Presenter(s): on behalf of applicant Scott Walker of 8928 Reading LLC
      • Ezra Hammer, Attorney - Armbruster Goldsmith & Delvac (AGD)
      • Alix Wisner, Land Use Planner - Armbruster Goldsmith & Delvac (AGD)
      • Chris Bystedt, Architect-Direct of Architecture (Long Beach), Studio T Square
    • Related Documents: if any, provided during meeting. 
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support/Deny/Modify. 
  6. Possible Action / 9800 S Sepulveda [ENV-2018-5038-EAF]

    Background: Second discussion by PLUC. Originally presented to PLUC at 2018 October 16 meeting. Applicant is requesting adaptive reuse of existing 8-story commercial office building for the conversion, use and maintenance of a 178-room hotel, located in the C2-2-CPIO zone. Also requesting an entitlement: master conditional use permit for the on-site sale of a full line of alcohol in conjunction with a hotel lobby, restaurant, basement bar and to permit live entertainment in hotel; silte plan review for change of use which results in over 1,000 net increase in daily vehicle trips. 

    • Presenter(s): Patricia Lyon, PLUC Chair
    • Related Documents: None.
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support/Deny/Modify
  7. Announcements

    • Cancelled: PLUC regular meeting for December 18, 2018
    • Next PLUC meeting: January 15, 2019
  8. Meeting Adjourned


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