Staff prepared draft conditions of approval (PDF) for the Paragon/Gelson’s project that was presented to the City Council for its consideration at the June 6, 2017 City Council meeting. Comments on the conditions were forwarded to the City Council on or before that meeting.
On May 2, 2017, the City Council conducted a public hearing and directed staff to prepare Resolutions adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approving the project with additional conditions.
A Use Permit application was submitted to re-purpose a vacant automotive dealership/repair facility at 707 North Sepulveda Boulevard into a food and beverage market with a secondary commercial building. A Planning Commission public hearing for the project began on February 8, 2017, and was completed on March 22, 2017, resulting in approval, which was reported to the City Council at its April 4, 2017 meeting. The City Council at the April 4, 2017 meeting called for a “De Novo hearing” (a new hearing where any evidence, public comments, arguments, etc., will be freshly considered) for May 2, 2017 at the regular City Council meeting. The deadline to appeal the Planning Commission decision was April 11, 2017, and two appeals (PDF) were filed.
A public environmental review period occurred between July 21, 2016, and August 22, 2016. Comments expressing environmental, or other, concerns received during that period are included, and analyzed, in the Response to Comments document listed below. Project support comments received during that period are also listed below. Project details and information are available as follows:
Project Plans, dated 12/12/2016 (PDF)
Environmental Review - CEQA:
Traffic & Parking Study Appendix (H) (PDF)
Other Appendices (A-G) (PDF)
Response to Comments on the Initial Study/MND -
Part I/II - Introduction/List of Commenters (PDF)
Part III A - Master Responses to Comments (PDF)
Part III B - Comments/Responses A-ZZ (PDF)
Part III C - Comments/Responses AAA-OOOO (PDF)
Part IV/V - Initial Study Revisions/Appendices (PDF)
Planning Commission Documents:
Planning Commission Page - Contains February 8, 2017 and March 22, 2017 meeting agendas and late attachments/reports/minutes/videos
City Council Documents:
City Council Page - Contains April 4, 2017 meeting agenda/report (Item 4)/minutes/video and May 2, 2017 agenda/report (Item 6, pages 63-366 of PDF agenda packet)
Appeals submitted to City Council of Planning Commission decision.
For further information, please email Eric Haaland, Associate Planner, or call (310) 802-5511.