NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD BEFORE THE CITY OF TORRANCE PLANNING COMMISSION AT 7:00 P.M., AUGUST 6, 2014 IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF CITY HALL, 3031 TORRANCE BOULEVARD, TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA, ON THE FOLLOWING MATTERS:
CUP14-00017: Petition of AVIS RENT A CAR SYSTEM, LLC (SARKIS KASSARDJIAN) for approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the operation of an automobile rental business on property located in the H-PR Zone at 20125 Hawthorne Boulevard. This project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA per Guidelines Section 15301 - Existing Facilities.
ZON14-00003, GPA14-00003, DIV14-00008: Petition of CHANDLER RANCH PROPERTIES, LLC / BRI, LLC / CHANDLER PERRIS, LLC for approval of a "City Boundary Modification" between Torrance and Rolling Hills Estates to allow the annexation/deannexation of 41 acres, a Zone Change and General Plan Amendment to designate the annexed land to P-1 Zone; Public/Quasi-Public/Open Space Land Use Designation, in conjunction with Tentative Parcel Map 72793 to consolidate multiple parcels into one, on properties located within the Hillside Overlay District in the R-1/R1-PP/A-1 Zone. The environmental clearance for this project has been completed by the Lead Agency, Rolling Hills Estates, which certified a 2011 Final Environmental Impact Report (SCH#2008011027) for the project and later adopted a 2014 Addendum pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21166, determining that none of the triggers that would have required further environmental review had occurred. The City of Torrance is acting as a responsible agency pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15096.
MOD14-00004, CUP14-00008, DIV14-00004: Petition of TERRY ODLE - MG2 (ROCK LOMITA LLC) for approval of an Addendum to FEIR SCH#2007121119, and for approval of a Modification of a previously approved Conditional Use Permit (CUP07-00016) at 2740 Lomita Boulevard. The Applicant proposes to modify the previously approved Project to eliminate the professional office and light industrial square footage, to reduce the amount of medical office square footage down to 71,000 square feet, and to provide for the development of 71,000 square feet of medical office and a 161,500 square-foot Costco warehouse club with a 20-position fueling station and carwash on the Project Site. Costco would vacate the 148,000 square-foot existing warehouse that it currently occupies adjacent to the Project Site. The Applicant also requests approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the construction and operation of the relocated Costco and all its related uses-fueling station, car wash, tire center, food service, and onsite alcohol tastings-and a Division of Lot to allow a three lot subdivision on the property, which is located in the M-2 Zone. The environmental clearance for this project is the 2010 Environmental Impact Report certified for the prior project approved at the site in 2010. The City staff has determined that pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21166, none of the triggers that would have required further environmental review have occurred. An Addendum has been prepared pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15164 to document this finding.
CUP14-00003: Petition of CHUCK MING KWAN (SANDRA WILLIAMS) for approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the operation of a take-out only restaurant on property located in the C-2 Zone at 2140 Artesia Boulevard, #G. This project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA per Guidelines Section 15301 - Existing Facilities. (Res. No. 14-034)
If you challenge any of the above matters in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Community Development Department or the office of the City Clerk, prior to the public hearing and further, by the terms of Resolution No. 88-19, you may be limited to ninety (90) days in which to commence such legal action pursuant to Section 1094.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Community Development Department at 310.618.5990. If you need a special hearing device to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerks office at 310.618.2870. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. [28CFR35.102-35.104 ADA Title II]
For further information, contact the PLANNING DIVISION of the Community Development Department at 310.618.5990.
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