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CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT <br />October 20, 2011 <br />Agenda Item: 2 <br />SUBJECT: Newport Beach Country Club (PA2005 -140) <br />1600 & 1602 East Coast Highway <br />• Planned Community Development Plan No. PC2005 -002 <br />• Tentative Vesting Tract Map No. NT2005 -003 <br />• Transfer of Development Rights No. TD2010 -003 <br />• Development Agreement No. DA2008 -001 <br />• Mitigated Negative Declaration No. ND2010 -008 <br />• Temporary Structures Use (Limited Term) Permit No. XP2011 -004 <br />• Site Development Permit No. SD2011 -003 <br />APPLICANT: Golf Realty Fund, Property Owner <br />PLANNER: Rosalinh M. Ung, Associate Planner <br />(949)644 -3208, rung @newportbeachca.gov <br />INTRODUCTION <br />On August 4, 2011, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the <br />application submitted by the Golf Realty Fund to redevelop the existing golf course <br />clubhouse and tennis club. During the hearing, the Commission expressed general <br />acceptance of the project; however, many issues remained unresolved. The <br />Commission directed staff and the applicant to address conflicting elements with the <br />Newport Beach County Club (NBCC) application. Issues associated with the frontage <br />road easement, hotel transfer request, loss of tennis courts, parking lot design for the <br />proposed golf club site, golf clubhouse building height, and bungalow encroachment on <br />the adjacent property were expressed during the hearing. The Planning Commission <br />also directed staff to further refine the alternative Planned Community Development <br />Plan (PCDP) and supported Site Development Review (SDR) process as proposed by <br />staff in the alternative PCDC. The applicant has submitted plans for a SDR application <br />(Attachment PC1) including a site cross - section as requested by the Planning <br />Commission. <br />RECOMMENDATION <br />1. Conduct a public hearing and direct staff to prepare a resolution recommending <br />the following: <br />a) Approval of the Mitigated Negative Declaration, <br />b) Adoption of Planned Community Development Plan as proposed by staff, <br />c) Approval of Tentative Vesting Tract Map, Transfer of Development Rights, <br />Development Agreement, and Limited Term Permit, and <br />