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2030 General Plan Public Workshop #3 August 16, 2007.

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1 2030 General Plan Public Workshop #3 August 16, 2007

2 Tonights Agenda Overview Presentation –Work Program –General Plan Themes & Land Use Map –Next Steps Land Use Map Exercise Open House GPAC Meetings

3 Key General Plan Contacts Tom Bartlett, City Planner (818) x 234 Joe Power, AICP, Rincon Consultants (805) x 12 Erik Justesen, RRM Design Group (805)

4 General Plan Update Process Four Phases over 21 months (January 2007-September 2008) Phase 1: Public outreach, assessment, and land use alternatives development Phase 2: General Plan Policy/Element Development Phase 3: General Plan Update Completion Phase 4: Development Code Update

5 Phase 1 Community Input & Feedback Tools To Date Five GPAC meetings Two public workshops Visioning charrette Community telephone survey Stakeholder discussions/interviews Fourth of July booth City website

6 Phase 1 Work Products To Date Ten issue reports assessing current conditions, opportunities, & constraints Development concepts for three focus areas Working draft community vision statement Working draft land use map

7 The Current General Plan Citys first General Plan, adopted 4 years following incorporation Adopted three years prior to Development Code –General Plan Consistency Review Program includes performance-based standards more typically included in Development Code –New General Plan to be more policy-oriented document with specific standards relocated to Development Code

8 Current Land Use Diagram

9 Current Land Use Breakdown

10 What Weve Heard To Date Residents generally like Calabasas the way it is. Open space preservation and environmental protection are top priorities for the community. Different areas of the City have different characteristics that residents wish to maintain. Infill development is preferable to greenfield development.

11 Draft General Plan Key Themes Environmental responsibility – preservation/enhancement of natural resources and living within the limits imposed by available resources Community character – protection of Calabasas special character Quality of life – maintaining an outstanding quality of life for Calabasas residents

12 Factors Creating the Need to Facilitate Some Land Use Changes Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) housing allocations Demand for shopping/retail services Demand for jobs Unmet demand for sports fields

13 RHNA Requirements Very Low(0-50% MFI) 137 units Low(51-80% MFI) 86 units Moderate(81-120% MFI) 93 units Above Moderate (>120% MFI) 205 units Total 521 units

14 Approved & Proposed Housing Projects ProjectUnitsAffordable Units Approved Malibu Hills Rd Sr. Housing (approved 2006)600 Standard Pacific (approved August 2007)869 Total Approved1469 Proposed Farmer Property (environmental review)75 Mahin Tract (environmental review)140 Calabasas Inn (3/07 application)755 Total Proposed16480 Total Approved and Proposed33989

15 Other Potential Housing Sites SiteAcresPotential Units (approximate) Messenger (designated CR/RR) Rancho Pet Kennel Site (designated R-MF) HM properties+/- 1, Total

16 Overall Housing Potential Overall UnitsAffordable Units Approved1469 Proposed16480 Other Total * Assumes that the Rancho Pet Kennel site is built with 100% affordable and the Messenger site is built with 10% affordable.

17 Shopping/Retail Demand Retail CategoryNew Space Demanded by 2018 (square feet) GAFO + Building/Hardware188,513 Food (supermarkets/liquor)53,944 Eating and Drinking49,663 Services Space (10%)/ Allowance for Vacancy (5%) 46,124 Total338,244 Source: TNDG, June Demand estimates assume that the City will capture 70% of projected demand.

18 Office Demand Strong local demand for office space –High proportion of self-employed residents –Affluent, highly educated population –Base of jobs in information and professional services industries –Large proportion of residents with long commutes Demand for 300K – 400K of office space by 2012

19 Sports Facility Demand According to 2003 survey, 75% of residents believe more sports fields needed To meet demand at buildout of the current General Plan (as identified in Parks and Recreation Master Plan), needs include: –10 soccer fields –1 baseball field –1 softball field Existing school sites can accommodate at least 4 additional soccer fields

20 Working Draft Land Use Diagram

21 Lands Considered for Land Use Designation Changes Lands under Consideration for Designation Changes 260 Total City Acreage8,312 % of Total Acreage under Consideration for Designation Changes 3% Open Space Designated Acres under Consideration for Designation Changes 0

22 Land Use Breakdown with Changes under Consideration

23 HM Clustering Purpose is to enhance clustering provisions to increase open space inventory Allow owners to recognize property rights while: –Focusing allowed development in least sensitive areas of sites –Reducing required grading, visual, & biological impacts –Allowing the City to acquire additional lands for designation as permanent open space Reduce minimum lot size – for example, from 10 acres to ½ acre Require minimum open space set aside (9 acres per unit, for example)

24 Important Things to Remember Projects already approved or in process cannot be reconsidered as part of the General Plan update. The ideas presented are the result of GPAC, public, and City staff input to date. Potential development estimates represent maximum theoretical buildout that is unlikely to ever occur. Current General Plan designations could accommodate additional development as well. No decisions have been made with respect to any policies or land use map changes.

25 Workshop Stations 1.General Plan Themes/Goals 2.Recreation/Parks/Open Space Preservation & Enhancement/Clustering 3.Mixed Use – West 4.Mixed Use – East 5.Convenience Center/Country Store

26 How Can You Get Involved? Follow progress via CTV coverage and the City website ( Attend upcoming GPAC meetings –September 20 (final land use plan to send to PC/CC) –October 18, November 1, November 15, December 6 (element preparation) Talk to your neighbors and HOA leadership about the General Plan

27 Planning Exercise Create a plan to accommodate: 400 residences (houses, condos, apartments) 300,000 square feet of shopping/retail space 300,000 square feet of office space 6 sports fields Entertainment/cultural facilities Community gathering places

28 Exercise Rules Your plan must accommodate at least 400 residences within the current city limits (as mandated by State law). Other elements of your plan are optional and can be outside the current city limits. If your plan accommodates less than projected demand for shopping, office, or parks, please be prepared to explain why. Sports fields must be placed on level to nearly level sites. There is no specific target for entertainment/ cultural facilities or gathering places; add as many or as few as you like.

29 Exercise Resources Informational materials available at each work station City and consultant staff available to answer questions

30 Land Use Exercise Icons

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