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File #: 2020-204    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/24/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action:
Title: PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER INTRODUCING ORDINANCE NO. 20-2005 APPROVING ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT NO. 183-19 TO AMEND ARTICLE IX (PLANNING AND ZONING), CHAPTER 1 (ZONING), PART 4 (INDUSTRIAL ZONES), SECTION 9146.7 (SIGNS) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE TO EXPAND THE "MAIN STREET PORTION" OF THE "I-405 FREEWAY CORRIDOR," REGARDING ALLOWABLE LOCATIONS FOR PLACEMENT OF DIGITAL BILLBOARDS, TO SPAN FROM DEL AMO BOULEVARD TO FIGUEROA STREET, TO INCLUDE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 19500 MAIN STREET (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Ordinance No. 20-2005, 2. Exhibit 2 - Planning Commission Reso 20-2687, 3. Exhibit 3 - PC Minutes
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Special Orders of the Day


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PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER INTRODUCING ORDINANCE NO. 20-2005 APPROVING ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT NO. 183-19 TO AMEND ARTICLE IX (PLANNING AND ZONING), CHAPTER 1 (ZONING), PART 4 (INDUSTRIAL ZONES), SECTION 9146.7 (SIGNS) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE TO EXPAND THE "MAIN STREET PORTION" OF THE "I-405 FREEWAY CORRIDOR," REGARDING ALLOWABLE LOCATIONS FOR PLACEMENT OF DIGITAL BILLBOARDS, TO SPAN FROM DEL AMO BOULEVARD TO FIGUEROA STREET, TO INCLUDE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 19500 MAIN STREET (CITY COUNCIL)
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I. SUMMARY
Clear Channel Outdoor, LLC ("Clear Channel") applied to the Planning Commission requesting approval of Zone Text Amendment (ZTA) No. 183-19, which provides for an amendment to Section 9146.7 (Signs) of Part 4 (Industrial Zones) of Chapter 1 (Zoning) of Article IX (Planning and Zoning) of the Carson Municipal Code to change the definition of the term "I-405 Freeway Corridor" to expand the area where digital billboards may be placed on the north side of the I-405 Freeway.
The proposed amendment would expand the area, which currently spans from Main Street to Figueroa Street, to the proposed boundaries of Del Amo Boulevard to Figueroa Street.
On March 10, 2020, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing and voted unanimously (Exhibit 3) to recommend that the City Council approve ZTA No. 183-19 by adopting the proposed Ordinance (Exhibit 1).
If ZTA No. 183-19 is approved via City Council adoption of Ordinance No. 20-2005, Clear Channel proposes to install two dual-faced digital billboards measuring approximately 55' and 65' feet high within the newly expanded "I-405 Freeway Corridor" in the CR-D-ORL (Commercial Regional - Design Overlay District, Organic Refuse Landfill) zone, and remove certain existing static billboards, pursuant to certain entitlements granted by the Planning Commission on March 10, 2020, and pursuant to proposed Development Agreeme...

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