Amendments to the City's General Plan Land Use Element and Proposed Interim Zoning Ordinance Pertaining to the Regulation of Automobile Dealerships Citywide

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2005031026
Lead Agency
Santa Monica, City of (City of Santa Monica)
Document Title
Amendments to the City's General Plan Land Use Element and Proposed Interim Zoning Ordinance Pertaining to the Regulation of Automobile Dealerships Citywide
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/3/2006
Present Land Use
Z: C4, C6, M1, LMSD, BCD, R2, R3, "A" Overlays. GP: General Commercial, Special Office, Industrial, Broadway Mixed Use, Medium Density Residential

Document Description
The proposed interim ordinance would allow existing auto dealerships to develop inventory storage/parking facilities (parking structures) or surface parking/storage lots on lots already associated with dealerships located in residential zones or in residentials zones designated as parking overlay "A" zones; modify regulations to allow increases in height and floor-area ration; change the approval process for dealerships in C4 and C6 commercial zones; allow auto dealerships in M1 industrial zones and establish development standards and an approval process; allow vehicle stacking equipment with screening; modify provisions to allow existing automobile inventory storage lots in the BCD zone to be used also for employee parking for the dealership; and modify provisions related to temporary use permits or establish a new approval process to permit storage of auto dealership inventory for limited duration on parcels in certain commercial and industrial zones. The project also includes a General Plan Land Use Element amendment related to the proposal to allow automobile dealership parking structures and surface lots to be located on parcels zoned for residential use.

Contact Information
Elizabeth Bar-El
City of Santa Monica
1685 Main Street, Room 210 P.O. Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90407-2200

Phone : (310) 458-8341
liz.bar-el@smgov.net

Location

Cities
Santa Monica
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Citywide

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Santa Monica City Council
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
City of Santa Monica 1685 Main Street, Room 111 Santa Monica, CA 90407-2200

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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