CITY OF SANTA MONICA
VIA TELECONFERENCE PURSUANT TO
EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 ISSUED BY
GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM
THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2021
MEETING BEGINS AT 10:30 A.M.
DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1-415-466-7000 (PIN: 2906603#)
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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the Zoning Administrator and City Staff will participate in a via teleconference. Participants may join the teleconference via the methods listed above.
The City of Santa Monica encourages public comment. Those wishing to give written public comment shall email comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments received later than 5:30 p.m. the day before the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting (with time limitations) and must be received prior to the Zoning Administratorís consideration of the item. Please note the agenda item in your comments.
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3. PUBLIC HEARINGS: Public Input Permitted:
3-A.††† 200 SANTA MONICA PIER, 21ENT-0102 (MINOR USE PERMIT). The applicant requests approval of a Minor Use Permit (MUP) to allow for the installation of ten (10) new small wireless facility sites to be located and integrated within existing light poles along the north side of the Santa Monica Pier within the Oceanfront-Beach-Overlay (OF-BCH) zoning district. The project consists of installing 4G/5G antenna units on each pole, new fiber and power cables to each antenna unit and new conduit/junction boxes underneath the pier to the proposed sites. The proposed antennas and associated support equipment will be integrated at the top of each light pole and not accessible to the general public.† As proposed, the project does not comply with the requirements for non-parabolic commercial antennas contained in Santa Monica Municipal Code (SMMC) Section 9.32.060(A). Pursuant to Santa Monica Municipal Code Section 9.32.060(B), the Zoning Administrator may approve modifications to the requirements for non-parabolic commercial antennas through the approval of an MUP. [Planner: Michael Rocque] APPLICANT: City of Santa Monica-Information Systems Department (ISD). PROPERTY OWNER: City of Santa Monica. (continued from June 8, 2021)
ZONING ADMINISTRATOR HEARING INFORMATION
The City of Santa Monica encourages public comment. Those wishing to give public comment must make that request via email to email@example.com. Written information received prior to 5:30 p.m. the day before the meeting will be distributed to the Zoning Administrator prior to the meeting and posted online. Written information received after 5:30 p.m. June 23rd will be read aloud at the meeting for a total of three minutes.
A decision on the Zoning Administrator request(s) will not be rendered during the public hearing.† Following the public hearing, the Zoning Administrator shall prepare a written decision to approve or deny the request(s).† A copy of the written determination shall be made available to all persons that submitted a request to speak form during the public hearing or wrote a letter regarding the variance(s). Copies of determinations are also available on the Cityís website: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Zoning-Administrator/
All decisions of the Zoning Administrator are appealable to the Planning Commission during a fourteen (14) calendar day appeal period following the decision date. Appeal forms are available here https://www.smgov.net/uploadedFiles/Departments/PCD/Applications-Forms/PCD-Appeal-Form.pdf An appeal filing fee will be required at the time an appeal is filed.† The appeal filing fee is $539.57.