If you’ve been wondering about the State law requiring that municipalities allow accessory dwelling units or “granny flats” then this public hearing is essential for you to attend as it directly relates to Accessory Dwelling Units in Rancho Palos Verdes. See link at bottom of page for notes from a seminar I was at in regards to Accessory Dwelling Units. (you can download the pdf file if you wish)
June 20, 2019 NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 7:00 PM at Hesse Park Community Building, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes, to consider: Zoning Code Amendment (Case No. PLCA2019-0006): A request to review, for the City Council’s consideration, language amending Chapters 17.10 (Second Unit Development Standards) and 17.96 (Definitions) of Title 17 (Zoning) of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code updating the development standards for second dwelling units. Location: City-wide If you have any comments or concerns about the proposed request, please communicate those thoughts in writing to Amy Seeraty, Senior Planner, by noon on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
By doing so, you will ensure that your comments are taken into consideration for the staff analysis of the request. Written comments submitted after noon, July 2, 2019, will be given to the Planning Commission on the night of the meeting. Please note that written materials, including emails, submitted to the City are public records and may be posted on the City’s website. Accordingly, you may wish to omit personal information from your written materials as it may become part of the public record. In addition, City meetings may be televised and may be accessed through the City’s website.
Only those who have submitted written comments at or prior to, and/or given testimony at the public hearing will receive notification of the decision. The Planning Commission’s will forward its recommendation to the City Council for consideration at a future duly noticed public hearing. If you would like the opportunity to discuss or review the proposed code amendment, it is on file in the Community Development Department at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes, and is available for review from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday.
The final staff report will be available on the City’s website, http://www.rpvca.gov, on July 3, 2019 under Planning Commission Agenda. If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact Amy Seeraty, Senior Planner, at (310) 544-5231 or via email at email@example.com. Ara Mihranian, AICP Community Development Director NOTE: STATE GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65009: If you challenge this application in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised in written correspondence delivered to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes during the public review period described in this notice.
I attended a seminar this last week about Accessory Dwelling Units in Rancho Palos Verdes as well as the other cities of the Peninsula and the South Bay. You can read more about that seminar here.