September 25, 2012 Planning Commission Agenda

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AGENDA
HUNTINGTON BEACH PLANNING COMMISSION

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

HUNTINGTON BEACH CIVIC CENTER
2000 MAIN STREET
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA 92648

CHAIR JANIS MANTINI

VICE-CHAIR MARK BIXBY

COMMISSIONER ELIZABETH SHIER BURNETT
COMMISSIONER ERIK PETERSON

COMMISSIONER BARBARA DELGLEIZE

COMMISSIONER ROBERT FRANKLIN

COMMISSIONER TIMOTHY J. RYAN

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND BUILDING, SCOTT HESS, AICP
LEGAL COUNSEL, MIKE VIGLIOTTA
PLANNING MANAGER, HERB FAULAND

THE 7:00 PM PORTION OF THE MEETING IS TELEVISED LIVE ON CABLE TV CHANNEL 3. DVDS OF MEETINGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC CHECKOUT AT THE CENTRAL LIBRARY. COPIES OF STAFF REPORTS AND/OR WRITTEN MATERIALS ON EACH AGENDA ITEM ARE ON FILE IN THE PLANNING AND BUILDING DEPARTMENT, THE CENTRAL LIBRARY AND ON THE CITY'S WEBSITE (WWW.SURFCITY-HB.ORG) FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION. ANY PERSON HAVING QUESTIONS ON ANY AGENDA ITEM MAY CALL THE PLANNING AND BUILDING DEPARTMENT TO MAKE AN INQUIRY CONCERNING THE NATURE OF THE AGENDA ITEM AT (714) 536-5271.

Planning Commission Agenda Information Sheet

The following is a brief explanation of the Planning Commission Agenda Structure:

AGENDA APPROVAL The Planning Commission will announce if any closed public hearing items will be re-opened and may wish to change the order of the items on the agenda.

PUBLIC COMMENTS (FILL OUT REQUEST TO SPEAK FORM) Anyone wishing to address the Planning Commission, only on items not on tonight's agenda, must fill out and mark the appropriate box and submit a form to speak prior to Public Comments. Please be advised that testimony provided on Public Hearing items during Public Comments are not part of the permanent entitlement record. The speaking forms are available at the lower entrance to the Council Chambers. Give the form to the Secretary. Staff will call all speakers by name. There is a four-minute time limit per speaker. Time may not be donated to another. All proceedings are recorded. No action can be taken by the Planning Commission on these comments on this date, unless agendized.

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS (FILL OUT REQUEST TO SPEAK FORM) Public hearings allow citizens the opportunity to speak in favor or against specific items. More detailed information on public hearings may be found on the page attached to the back of this agenda. Complete the form by marking the appropriate box and indicating the hearing item you wish to provide testimony on. Please note if the public hearing items have been closed or are still open for testimony. The agenda and staff report will indicate if the public hearing is open or closed. The Planning Commission at their discretion may re-open a closed public hearing and the Commission will make the announcement during Agenda Approval. The speaking forms are available at the lower entrance to the Council Chambers. Give the form to the Secretary. Staff will call all speakers by name. There is a four-minute time limit per speaker. Individuals may choose to donate their 4 minutes of time to another speaker, and the maximum time donation limit is 8 minutes (2 individuals), for a total of 12 minutes per speaker. Individuals who donate time must be present when the item is being discussed. All proceedings are recorded. If you have documents to distribute, there should be enough copies for all Planning Commissioners, staff, and the public. The documents become part of the public record and will not be returned.

CONSENT CALENDAR Consent Calendar items are considered routine items that normally do not require separate consideration. The Planning Commission may make one motion for approval of all items listed under the CONSENT CALENDAR.

NON-PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS These items are considered by the Planning Commission separately and require separate motions. These transactions are considered ministerial and public testimony is not heard.

PLANNING COMMISSION ITEMS / INQUIRIES Items of business or concern are presented by Planning Commissioners and discussed with staff. Informational updates and reports are made by Commissioners who serve as liaisons to various committees.

PLANNING ITEMS Updates and reports from the Planning and Building Director for the information of the Planning Commission and the public.

Adjournment


5:15 P.M. - ROOM B-8 (CITY HALL LOWER LEVEL)

CANCELLED - NO STUDY SESSION

7:00 P.M. - COUNCIL CHAMBERS

CALL PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL: Shier Burnett, Peterson, Bixby, Mantini, Delgleize, Franklin, Ryan

AGENDA APPROVAL

A. PUBLIC COMMENTS

Anyone wishing to speak during PUBLIC COMMENTS must fill out and submit a form to speak. The Planning Commission can take no action on this date, unless the item is agendized. Anyone wishing to speak on items not on tonight's agenda, a closed public hearing item, or on non-public hearing items may do so during PUBLIC COMMENTS. Please note comments on closed public hearing items will not be part of the permanent entitlement record. Speakers on items scheduled for PUBLIC HEARING will be invited to speak during the public hearing. (4 MINUTES PER PERSON, NO DONATING OF TIME TO OTHERS)

B. PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

Anyone wishing to speak during an open PUBLIC HEARING must fill out and submit a form to speak. The public may address the Planning Commission only during the open PUBLIC HEARING items or during PUBLIC COMMENTS. Please review the agenda to determine whether the PUBLIC HEARING item is open or closed. If the PUBLIC HEARING on an item is closed, you will not be permitted to speak during that portion of the agenda and may wish to address your concerns during the PUBLIC COMMENTS portion of the agenda. Speakers on items scheduled for PUBLIC HEARING will be invited to speak during the public hearing. (4 MINUTES PER PERSON, WITH A MAXIMUM TIME DONATION OF 8 MINUTES, FOR A TOTAL OF 12 MINUTES PER SPEAKER)

PROCEDURE: Commission Disclosure Statement(s), Staff Report Presentation, Commission Questions, Public Hearing, Discussion/Action.

B-1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 12-003 (HASHIGO SUSHI RESTAURANT OUTDOOR ALCOHOL SERVICE) Applicant/Business Owner: Jimmy Suh Property Owner: Sher Five Points LLC Request: To permit the onsite sales, service, and consumption of alcoholic beverages within an approximately 398 sq. ft. outdoor dining area to be located in front of an existing 2,000 sq. ft. restaurant with interior alcohol sales and service. Location: 18685 Main Street, Suite 106, 92648 (west side of Main Street, south of Ellis Avenue-Five Points Shopping Center) Project Planner: Tess Nguyen

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Motion to: "Approve Conditional Use Permit No. 12-003 with suggested findings and conditions of approval (Attachment No. 1)."

B-2. DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT NO. 12-003 (ARCHSTONE HB LOFTS DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT) Applicant: Archstone Apartments and Red Oak Investments Property Owner: Archstone Huntington Beach College Park LLC Request: Development Agreement No. 12-003 represents a request to enter into a Development Agreement between the City of Huntington Beach and Archstone Huntington Beach College Park LLC (developer) pursuant to approvals for the Archstone HB Lofts Project (Conditional Use Permit No. 07-043). The Project is approved for 385 multi-family apartment units, including live work units, 10,000 sq. ft. of retail space, a leasing office, resident fitness and recreation areas and public open space. The project, formerly known as The Ripcurl, was approved by the Planning Commission and the City Council in 2008. Condition No. 4.a. requires an affordable housing agreement to be approved by the City Council and recorded to provide for affordable dwelling units in accordance with the Huntington Beach Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance. Location: 7400 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (southeast corner of Center Avenue and Gothard Street) Project Planner: Tess Nguyen

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Motion to: "Approve Development Agreement No. 12-003 with findings for approval (Attachment No. 1) and forward Draft Ordinance (Attachment No. 2) to the City Council for adoption."

B-3. APPEAL OF THE ZONING ADMINISTRATOR'S APPROVAL OF COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT NO. 12-005 (RUSSO AND STEELE AUTO AUCTION) Applicant: Drew Alcazar Property Owner: City of Huntington Beach Appellant: Planning Commissioner Mark Bixby Request: To permit an annual automobile auction for a period of 11 days during the month of June for five years (2013-2017). The main event will take place for four days and include amplified music, auction announcements, food and alcohol sales. The event will be held within the beach parking lot located between Huntington Street and the Hyatt pedestrian bridge and temporarily displace up to 588 parking spaces. The request also includes a parking management plan with shuttle services to remote parking lots located at Rodgers Senior Center, City Hall, Edison Park, Edison High School, and Newland Barn. Parking within the hotel parking lots will be available for event participants, attendees, and staff. Location: 21101 Pacific Coast Highway, 92648 (ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway, between Huntington Street and Beach Boulevard) Project Planner: Jill Arabe

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Motion to: "Approve Coastal Development Permit No. 12-05 with suggested findings and conditions of approval (Attachment No. 1)."

C. CONSENT CALENDAR - NONE

D. NON-PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS - NONE

E. PLANNING ITEMS

E-1. CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS MEETING

E-2. CITY COUNCIL ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

E-3. PLANNING COMMISSION ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

F. PLANNING COMMISSION ITEMS

F-1. PLANNING COMMISSION REQUEST ITEMS - NONE

F-2. PLANNING COMMISSION COMMENTS

Commissioner Shier Burnett -
Commissioner Peterson -
Vice-Chairperson Bixby -
Chairperson Mantini -
Commissioner Delgleize -
Commissioner Franklin -
Commissioner Ryan -

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to the next regularly scheduled meeting of Tuesday, October 9, 2012.

Under the provisions of the Huntington Beach Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance, the action taken by the Planning Commission is final unless an appeal is filed to the City Clerk by you or by an interested party. Said appeal must be in writing and must set forth in detail the action and grounds by which the applicant or interested party deems himself aggrieved. Said appeal must be accompanied by a filing fee of One Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-Seven Dollars ($1,587.00) if the appeal is filed by a single family dwelling property owner appealing the decision on his own property and Three Thousand Forty-Five Dollars ($3,045.00) if the appeal is filed by any other party. The appeal shall be submitted to the City Clerk within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the Planning Commission's action.

Copies of staff reports and/or written materials on each agenda item are on file in the Planning and Building Department and on the City's website (http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/), for inspection by the public. A copy of the agenda packet is also available at the Central Library (7111 Talbert Avenue).

DVDs OF MEETINGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC CHECK OUT AT THE CENTRAL LIBRARY, AND FOR DUPLICATION SERVICES IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE.

HUNTINGTON BEACH PLANNING COMMISSION
Public Hearing Procedures

This statement has been prepared to provide a better understanding of the procedures for public hearings before the Planning Commission.

Regular meetings of the Planning Commission are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month beginning at 5:15 p.m. in Room B-8 for a study session and then at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers. Adjourned meetings, special meetings, and Study Sessions may be scheduled at other times.

Planning Commission proceedings are governed by the Planning Commission By-Laws, Robert's Rules of Order and the Brown Act. The following is the typical sequence of events on public hearing items:

A. The Chairperson shall announce the item and if the public hearing is open or closed.

B. The Planning Commission shall disclose any discussions, conversations, etc., with applicants, applicant's representatives or property owners.

C. The staff report is presented.

D. Questions by the Planning Commission concerning the staff report may be answered at this time.

E. The public hearing is opened by the Chairperson.

F. The applicant or appellant is given an opportunity to address the Commission. Time is not limited but left to the Chairperson's discretion.

G. Public Comments: Staff will call all speakers by name. Please proceed to the podium. Individuals favoring and opposing the proposal are given an opportunity to address the Commission (up to four (4) minutes), or may choose to donate their time to another speaker if the "Request to Speak" form is filled out and given to the Secretary. A speaker who addresses the Commission on behalf of individuals who donate time are allowed a maximum of 12 minutes. Individuals who donate time must be present when the item is being discussed. Please state your name before addressing the Commission.

H. The Commission may ask questions of speakers addressing the Commission.

I. The public hearing is closed.

J. The Commission will deliberate the matter at this time.

K. The Commission then acts on the matter by continuing, approving, conditionally approving, or denying the petition.

The Planning Commission receives a staff report packet on the Tuesday preceding the meeting, allowing time to review each case and make further investigations in the field prior to the scheduled meeting.

Staff reports are available in the Planning and Building Department, the Central Library and on the City's website (www.surfcity-hb.org) anytime on Wednesday preceding the Tuesday Planning Commission meeting.