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CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT <br />SUBJECT: <br />SITE <br />LOCATION: <br />APPLICANT: <br />OWNER: <br />PLANNER: <br />July 18, 2019 <br />Agenda Item No. 3 <br />Vivante Senior Housing (PA2018-185) <br />• General Plan Amendment No. GP2018-003 <br />• Planned Community Development Plan Amendment No. PC2018-001 <br />• Development Agreement No. DA2018-005 <br />• Lot Merger No. LM2018-004 <br />• Site Development Review No. SD2018-003 <br />• Conditional Use Permit No. UP2018-019 <br />• Addendum to Environmental Impact Report No. ER2016-002 <br />850 and 856 San Clemente Drive <br />Nexus Companies <br />Vivante Newport Center, LLC. <br />Makana Nova, Associate Planner <br />949-644-3249, <br />PROJECT SUMMARY <br />The project consists of the demolition of the existing Orange County Museum of Art <br />(23,632 square feet) and associated administrative office building (13,935 square feet) to <br />accommodate the development of a 183,983-square-foot, six -story combination senior <br />housing (90 residential dwelling units) and memory care facility (27 beds). The <br />approximately 2.9-acre site is located on San Clemente Drive opposite the intersection <br />with Santa Maria road in the Newport Center area. In order to implement the project, the <br />applicant requests the following approvals from the City of Newport Beach ("City"): <br />• General Plan Amendment — To change the land use category of the project site <br />from PI (Private Institutions) to MU-H3 (Mixed -Use Horizontal). Additionally, the <br />amendment would modify Anomaly No. 49 to add 90 dwelling units and reduce the <br />non-residential floor area from 45,208 to 16,000 square feet in Statistical Area L1. <br />• Planned Community Development Plan Amendment — To modify the San <br />Joaquin Plaza Planned Community Development Plan (PC-19) to include <br />development and design standards to allow for 90 senior dwelling units and 27 <br />memory care beds. The applicant also requests an increase in the height limit from <br />65 feet to 69 feet with 10 feet for rooftop and mechanical appurtenances. <br />• Development Agreement — To provide public benefits should the project be <br />approved pursuant to Section 15.45.020 (Development Agreement Required) of the <br />Municipal Code because the requested General Plan Amendment includes 50 or <br />more dwelling units and adds dwelling units within Statistical Area L1. <br />2 <br />