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File #: 19-0030    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action:
Title: Ordinance No. 19-0004 Amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code as it Relates to Commercial Development Standards in the General Commercial (CG) Zoning District along Sepulveda Boulevard (Community Development Director McIntosh). a) CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING b) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 19-0004
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 19-0004 (Version A, Allowing 45 Feet Height), 2. Legislative Digest (Version A), 3. Ordinance No. 19-0004 (Version B, Maintaining Current 30 Feet Height Limit).pdf, 4. Legislative Digest (Version B), 5. Overlay Map Exhibit, 6. Matrix of Medical Offices on Sepulveda Corridor, 7. Sepulveda Opportunity Sites
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TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Anne McIntosh, Community Development Director
Nhung Madrid, Senior Management Analyst
Rafael Garcia, Assistant Planner

SUBJECT:Title
Ordinance No. 19-0004 Amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code as it Relates to Commercial Development Standards in the General Commercial (CG) Zoning District along Sepulveda Boulevard (Community Development Director McIntosh).
a) CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING
b) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 19-0004
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that after conducting the public hearing, the City Council introduce Ordinance No. 19-0004 (Version A, Alternative 1), amending the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code (MBMC) to amend the commercial development standards in the General Commercial (CG) zoning district along Sepulveda Boulevard.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
In September 2017, staff commenced the Sepulveda Initiatives Planning Project. Staff collaborated with a community based Ad Hoc Working Group to formulate recommendations related to height, setbacks, and desirable land uses and features for the Sepulveda Corridor. Since April 2017, several public hearings have been held by the Planning Commission and the City Council. An ordinance amending the zoning code and adding an Overlay zone to amend the development standards for the General Commercial zoned lots along Sepulveda have been prepared to increase the height limit to 45 feet. If the Council wants to retain the current 30 feet height limit, a second ordinance has been attached which will not change the current 30 feet height limit but will eliminate current Code provisions relating to a sloped roof and parking location within the building footprint.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no direct fiscal implications associated with the recommended actions.

BACKGROUND:
On October 2, 2018, the City Council conducted a public hearin...

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