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CM2017-102 PLNG COM ACTION RE AGENDA ITEM 5B4 city or Chino Hil DATE: TO: FROM: Ct a (��-Vaaqya MEMORANDUM December 7, 2017 Honorable Mayor and City Council Konradt Bartlam, City Manager &14— CM2017-102 RE: PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION REGARDING AGENDA ITEM 5B — CUSTOM HOME DESIGN REVIEW NO. 448 FOR 4129 DESCANSO AVENUE At their meeting on December 5, 2017, the Planning Commission (Commission) received a report from City staff regarding the above-mentioned item, a request for approval of Custom Home Design Review No. 448 for the construction of a two-story, single-family detached residence consisting of 2,501 square feet of livable space with an attached 512 -square foot, two -car garage on the property located at 4129 Descanso Avenue in the Los Serranos neighborhood. The Commission discussed the project's drainage at the rear of the property, an area of construction above the main entrance, construction of a fence to shield the trash bins, roof venting, and suggested the use of a decorative iron grate above the main entrance. The applicant, Derek Li, answered questions by the Commission, indicating that drainage at the rear of the property would go into a landscape swale, the area above the main entrance is a lower roof for added articulation. The applicant also agreed to install a fence to shield the trash bins, and indicated that the type of roof vents material would be determined during the preparation of construction drawings, and that they would take the suggestion of incorporating iron elements above the main entrance under advisement. Staff also added that drainage on the site would be subject to review by the City's Engineering Division. There were no further comments from the public concerning this project. The Planning Commission indicated that they supported the design of the project, feeling it was a good improvement to the area and approved the project by a unanimous vote, 5-0. KB:JL:AL:ssr