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File #: 22-875    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/15/2022 In control: PLANNING COMMISSION
On agenda: 9/26/2022 Final action:
Title: PLANNING APPLICATION 22-17 FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW A PRIVATE K-12 SCHOOL (RENASCENCE SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL) IN THE C1 ZONE FOR THE PROPERTY AT 1600 ADAMS AVENUE AND 2850 MESA VERDE DRIVE EAST
Attachments: 1. Agenda Report, 2. 1. Draft Planning Commission Resolution, 3. 2. Applicant Letter, 4. 3. Vicinity Map, 5. 4. Zoning Map, 6. 5. Reciprocal Parking Agreement, 7. 6. PA-85-102 Staff Report, 8. 7. Residential Distance Exhibits, 9. 8. Project Plans, 10. 9. Council-Adopted Outdoor Play Area Guidelines
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TITLE:
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PLANNING APPLICATION 22-17 FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW A PRIVATE K-12 SCHOOL (RENASCENCE SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL) IN THE C1 ZONE FOR THE PROPERTY AT 1600 ADAMS AVENUE AND 2850 MESA VERDE DRIVE EAST
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DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT/PLANNING DIVISION
PRESENTED BY: Patrick Achis, Assistant Planner
CONTACT INFORMATION: Patrick Achis, 714.754.5276, Patrick.Achis@costamesaca.gov

RECOMMENDATION:
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Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt a Resolution to:
1. Find that the project is categorically exempt from the provisions of the California
Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Section 15301 (Class 1) Existing Facilities and Section 15332 (Class 32) Infill; and
2. Approve Planning Application 22-17, subject to conditions of approval.
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APPLICANT OR AUTHORIZED AGENT:
The applicant is Carrie Mizera with Renascence School International (RSI), for the property owners, Mesa Verde Associates and C J Segerstrom & Sons.
BACKGROUND:
Zoning, Project Setting and Surrounding Uses
The subject property has a General Plan Land Use Designation of General Commercial (GC) and is zoned Local Business District (C1). The approximate 1.2 acre site contains a vacant, two-story, 23,000-square-foot building with a 46-space parking lot that was constructed in 1978 for the operation of a gym. Project implementation would repurpose and modify the existing gym building for the operation of a new private K-12 school. The project site is located between Elm Avenue to the immediate north, Adams Avenue to the south, Royal Palms Drive to the east and Mesa Verde Drive to the west.
Three other commercial properties are located generally to the west of the property and include an existing surgical center (1650 Adams Avenue), a dance studio (1640 Adams Avenue) and a pre-school (1620 Adams Avenue). The aforementioned adjacent three commercial properties and the subject proposed school property (1600 Adams Avenue) maintain a pr...

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