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File #: 2019-1047    Version: Name:
Type: Special Order Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/18/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action:
Title: PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-194 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA: (1) APPROVING AMENDED MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM, AND (2) ADOPTING REVISED SPECIFIC PLAN NO. 17-18, THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO DOMINGUEZ HILLS VILLAGE SPECIFIC PLAN (SPECIFIC PLAN NO. 4-93), WITH RESPECT TO DEVELOPMENT OF 36 RESIDENTIAL TOWNHOME UNIT LOCATED ON A 1.57-ACRE PARCEL AT 1007 EAST VICTORIA STREET(CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Ex. 1 - City Council Resolution_Draft, 2. EX. 2 - Memorandum to IS-MND, 3. EX. 3 - Planning Commission Resolution No. 19-2678, 4. EX. 4 - Planning Commission Draft Minutes dated November 12, 2019, 5. EX. 5 - Planning Commission Staff Report dated November 12, 2019
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Special Orders of the Day


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PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-194 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA: (1) APPROVING AMENDED MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM, AND (2) ADOPTING REVISED SPECIFIC PLAN NO. 17-18, THE THIRD AMENDMENT TO DOMINGUEZ HILLS VILLAGE SPECIFIC PLAN (SPECIFIC PLAN NO. 4-93), WITH RESPECT TO DEVELOPMENT OF 36 RESIDENTIAL TOWNHOME UNIT LOCATED ON A 1.57-ACRE PARCEL AT 1007 EAST VICTORIA STREET(CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

On May 28, 2019, the Planning Commission approved DOR No. 1743-18, Tentative Tract Map No. 82395-18, and Specific Plan Amendment. On June 18, 2019, the City Council considered the Specific Plan Amendment. During the hearing, numerous members of the community expressed their concerns regarding the project. The City Council directed the developer to meet with the community to address the their concerns including: (1) redesigning the project to eliminate project access on Cedarbluff Way; (2) reducing the height of proposed buildings for consistency with the surrounding multi-family buildings and address privacy issues; (3) revise the proposed building colors; and (4) explore a gated community concept.
After holding several meetings with the community and City staff, the applicant (Brandywine Homes) has completely redesigned the project to address the most important issue to the residents which was elimination of the project access to Cedarbluff Way. As a result, the project only has access to Victoria Street and the number of units has been reduced from 38 to 36. In addition, the applicant has lowered building pads by 2'-4' for increased consistency with the height of the surrounding multi-family buildings in Dominguez Hills Village and to increase privacy for the existing community. Furthermore, the colors of the buildings were updated to be more consistent wit...

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