Long Beach, CA
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File #: 17-0933    Version: 1 Name: DS - Appeal for 320 Alamitos Ave. D2
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/29/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/14/2017 Final action: 11/14/2017
Title: Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing, and consider third-party appeals (APL17-020 and APL17-021) from Bea Bea Jiménez, David White, Karin McGinley, Tino Haramis, Kazumi Hiromoto, Tetsu Hashimoto, and Warren Blesofsky (representing Long Beach Citizens for Fair Development); Adopt resolution finding that the 320 Alamitos Project is consistent with the Downtown Plan Program Environmental Impact Report and subject to the Downtown Plan Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and making certain findings and determinations related thereto; and Uphold the Planning Commission’s decision to approve a Site Plan Review (SPR17-001) and Lot Merger (LM17-002) for the construction of a seven-story, 77-unit residential development at 320 Alamitos Avenue in the Downtown Planned Development District (PD-30). (District 2)
Sponsors: Development Services
Attachments: 1. 101717-H-1sr&att.pdf, 2. 102417-CH-1sr&att, 3. 102417-CH-1 Revised.pdf, 4. 111417-CH-1sr&att, 5. 111417-CH-1 PowerPoint.pdf, 6. 111417-CH-1 Public Correspondence.pdf, 7. 111417-CH-1 Applicant PowerPoint.pdf, 8. 111417-CH-1 Appellant PowerPoint.pdf, 9. RES-17-0135.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing, and consider third-party appeals (APL17-020 and APL17-021) from Bea Bea Jiménez, David White, Karin McGinley, Tino Haramis, Kazumi Hiromoto, Tetsu Hashimoto, and Warren Blesofsky (representing Long Beach Citizens for Fair Development);

Adopt resolution finding that the 320 Alamitos Project is consistent with the Downtown Plan Program Environmental Impact Report and subject to the Downtown Plan Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and making certain findings and determinations related thereto; and

Uphold the Planning Commission’s decision to approve a Site Plan Review (SPR17-001) and Lot Merger (LM17-002) for the construction of a seven-story, 77-unit residential development at 320 Alamitos Avenue in the Downtown Planned Development District (PD-30). (District 2)

DISCUSSION
On August 17, 2017, the Planning Commission held a public hearing and conditionally approved a Site Plan Review and Lot Merger request to develop a seven-story, 77-unit residential building (Project) on a two-parcel, 0.59-acre site. The narrow, block-long site is located on the east side of Alamitos Avenue with secondary frontages on East 3rd Street (south) and East 4th Street (north) (Exhibit A - Location Map). Abutting the site to the east are a four-story, 52-unit multi-family residential development, a one-story auto repair shop, and a one-story bar. The site’s southern parcel, a 22,400-square-foot lot addressed 320 Alamitos Avenue, is improved with surface parking containing approximately 50 parking stalls that are not deed-restricted or otherwise tied to an existing land use. The site’s northern parcel, a 3,145-square-foot lot addressed 900 East 4th Street, is improved with a 14-foot × 48-foot (672-square-foot) billboard. All site improvements would be demolished and/or removed in conjunction with Project activities.

The Project site is located in the Downtown Planned ...

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