MONTECITO PLANNING COMMISSION MARKED AGENDA Hearing of July 16, 2008 Page 2
07RVP-00000-00009 07CUP-00000-00045 07CUP-00000-00046 07CUP-00000-00047 08CUP-00000-00005 08GOV-00000-00017 08CDP-00000-00054
1555 South Jameson Lane
Addendum to 00-ND-003 08EIR-00000-00003
Dave Ward, Deputy Director (805) 568-2520 Anne Almy, Supervising Planner (805) 568-2053
Hearing on the request of Caruso BSC Miramar LLC, owner, to consider the approval of the following:
a) Case No. 07RVP-00000-00009 [application filed on June 7, 2007], a revised Development Plan in compliance with Section 35-174 of the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance, on property zoned C-V (Resort/Visitor Serving Commercial), to redevelop the Miramar Hotel with all new buildings (all existing buildings to be demolished) totaling approximately 401,205 gross (169,937 net) square feet, including a main building with a lobby, meeting rooms and conference facilities, back-of-house areas, and underground parking; a ballroom; a spa, a Beach and Tennis Club with expanded 300 person membership; 204 guest rooms; two restaurants and a beach bar; two pools and two tennis courts; new landscaping; new 10-foot high sound wall; four employee dwellings; abandonment of the north-south segment of Miramar Avenue; and approximately 36,300 cubic yards of cut and 46,100 cubic yard of fill with 10,000 cubic yards to be imported;
Modifications to the following height, parking, and setback ordinance requirements of Article II, Coastal Zoning Ordinance, including development standards in the Montecito Community Plan Overlay District, listed below pursuant to Section 35-174.8 of Article II which stipulates that the decision-maker of a Development Plan “may modify the building height limit, distance between buildings, setback, yard, parking, building coverage, or screening requirements specified in the applicable zone district when the decision-maker finds that the project justifies such modifications”:
A modification to the 38 foot height limit (35 feet + 3 more feet for buildings with 4 in 12 roof pitches) for the Main Building is being requested. The proposed height for this building is 49 feet.
A modification to the 16 foot height limit required in Section 35-204(1) of the Montecito Overlay in Article II, the County’s Coastal Zoning Ordinance for the Beach and Tennis Club such that the structure can reach up to 38 feet in height.
A modification to the height limit required in Section 35-208.2(1) of the Montecito Community Plan Overlay District to allow 16 of 24 buildings devoted to guestrooms to exceed the 16 foot restriction and reach up to 18.6 feet in height.
A modification to the front, rear, and side yard setbacks for a number of buildings as
Along the western side of the property, guestrooms would encroach 40’ into the 50’ setback from the property line and the Spa would encroach 10’ into the 50’ setback from the centerline of Eucalyptus Lane.
Along the northern side of the property the Main Building would encroach 10’ into the 20’ setback from the property line and 20’ into the 50’ setback from the centerline of