City of Santa Monica
California

Staff Report
2492

Statement of Official Action Denying Appeal 17ENT-0016 of the Planning Commission's Approval of Conditional Use Permit 16ENT-0128 for the Property Located at 1530 2nd Street

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Category:03. Consent Calendar

Recommended Action

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council approve the attached Statement of Official Action denying Appeal 17ENT-0016 and upholding the Planning Commission’s approval of Conditional Use Permit 16ENT-0128 for a Type-47 alcohol license for a restaurant at 1530 2nd Street.

Staff Report Body

Executive Summary

The staff report transmits for City Council approval the Statement of Official Action for Appeal 17ENT-0016.  At its April 18, 2017 meeting, the City Council denied the appeal and upheld the Planning Commission's approval of Conditional Use Permit 16ENT-0128 to allow a Type-47 alcohol license for a bona fide eating establishment, The Avery, located at 1530 2nd Street. 

 

Discussion

On February 1, 2017, the Planning Commission approved Conditional Use Permit 16ENT-0128 to permit a Type 47 alcohol license at a newly proposed restaurant (The Avery) at 1530 2nd Street. On February 14, 2017, the decision of the Commission was appealed by UNITE HERE Local 11.

 

On April 18, 2017 the City Council conducted a public hearing to consider the appeal.  Council voted 4-3 to deny the appeal and upheld the Planning Commission's decision to approve a Type-47 alcohol license for The Avery.  The Council amended the conditions of approval to clarify the requirements for transfer of the business ownership, hours of operation, customer entry and exit from the rear of the restaurant, and conditioned restaurant deliveries to patrons of the Shore Hotel.  The Statement of Official Action is now presented for Council's adoption.  

 

Financial Impacts and Budget Actions

There is no immediate financial impact or budget action as a result of the recommended action.

Meeting History

Jun 13, 2017 5:30 PM  City Council Regular and Special Joint Meeting
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