Planning and Land Use Committee on Oct 16, 2018

Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa
www.ncwpdr.org


Committee: 
Planning and Land Use Committee

Chairperson: 
Patricia Lyon

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

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

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

  2. Minutes Review and Approval - 17 July 2018 PLUC meeting minutes.

  3. Informational / Possible Action - 9800 S Sepulveda (Conversion from Offices to Hotel) 

    Background - First presentation to PLUC. Applicant is requesting the adaptive reuse of an existing commercial office building into a 178-room hotel with a hotel basement bar, ground floor hotel lobby lounge and bar, and a ground floor restaurant. 

    • Presenter(s): Nick Leathers - Senior Planner, Elizabeth Peterson Group (representative of the applicant developer)
    • Related Documents: if any, provided during meeting. 
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support / Deny / Modify 

    Planning Dept Current Public Information

    Case # ENV-2018-5038-EAF

    ADAPTIVE REUSE OF AN EXISTING 8-STORY COMMERCIAL OFFICE BUILDING FOR THE CONVERSION, USE AND MAINTENANCE OF A 178 ROOM HOTEL, LOCATED IN THE C2-2-CPIO ZONE.

     

    Requested Entitlement: MASTER CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT PURSUANT TO LAMC SECTION 12.24.W1 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; SITE PLAN REVIEW PER SECTION 16.05 FOR A CHANGE OF USE WHICH RESULTS IN OVER 1,000 NET INCREASE IN DAILY VEHICLE TRIPS.

     

    Planning Staff assigned: Karolina Gorska, as of 10/5/18

    Designated  as Tier 3 Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) location. (See addendum)

     

  4. Informational / Possible Action - 8900 & 8904 Ramsgate Avenue 

    Background: First presentation at PLUC. Proposed 33-unit apartment building at 8900 & 8904 Ramsgate Avenue under the Transit Oriented Community Guidelines. 

    • Presenter(s): Siddhartha Majumdar, Wyota Workshop - Product Architect
    • Related Documents: Wyota Workship Draft Plan - https://bit.ly/2A6IRhh
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion 
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support / Deny / Modify

    Planning Dept Current Public Information

    Case # PAR-2018-4060-TOC: TOC, Tier 3

    Case # DIR-2018-5175-TOC and ENV-2018-5176-EAF


    Project Description: 
    CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW 33 UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX COMPOSED OF 27 MARKET RATE UNITS, 4 EXTREMELY LOW INCOME, 1 VERY LOW INCOME AND 1 LOW INCOME UNIT. 

     

    Requested Entitlement: PURSUANT TO LAMC 12.22A31, GRANTING OF THREE ADDITIONAL INCENTIVE INCLUDING SIDE YARD, OPEN SPACE AND HEIGHT INCREASE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW 33 UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX COMPOSED OF 27 MARKET RATE UNITS, 4 EXTREMELY LOW INCOME, 1 VERY LOW INCOME AND 1 LOW INCOME UNIT. 

     

    Applicant: DANIEL COWDREY [ Company:LDC CAPITAL LLC] 

    Representative: ANUPAMA MANN [ Company:WYOTA WORKSHOP]

     

    Planning Staff assigned: Ira Brown, as of 9/18/18

    Designated Tier 3 Transit Oriented Communities (TOC)  (See addendum)

     

  5. Discussion / Possible Action - Notification Zone Radius Modification 

    Background - At PLUC meeting on 2018-05-31, there was discussion of working to change CUB application requirements to include notification to residents within 500'. 

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

    • Next PLUC meeting: November 20, 2018
    • December PLUC meeting: December 18, 2018
  7. Meeting Adjourned


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