Thursday, October 11, 2012

Planning Commission Update - October 2012

The Planning Commission had a full agenda with five public hearings for their regularly scheduled meeting on October 10, 2012The Commission reviewed and approved the following applications:

1820 South Alta Vista Avenue – Two detached residential dwellings on a lot in the RM4000 (Residential Medium Density) Zone and was continued from the August meeting.  The applicant presented a revised proposal to address some of the concerns raised at the previous hearing. 

420 Monrovista Avenue - Greater Ambassador Church of God requested approval to construct an addition to their church. 

600 West Huntington Drive - Construction of a new multi-tenant building that will replace the former Acapulco restaurant building. 

600 West Huntington Drive – Conditional Use Permit to allow the service of alcoholic beverages at a new Chipotle restaurant that will occupy the new building approved in the previous request. 

Amendment of the Circulation Element of the Monrovia General Plan – As part of the construction of the new Gold Line Maintenance and Operations (M&O) Facility at 1600 South California Avenue, the City will be vacating two street segments: Duarte Road (North) and the west half of Shamrock Avenue between Evergreen Avenue and the rail right-of-way.  The Circulation Element was amended to reflect the street vacations.  Additionally, the Commission reviewed and recommended that the City Council adopt the environmental documents for the Gold Line.