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ORDINANCE NO 1363 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF INDIO CALIFORNIA APPROVING PROJECT MASTER PLAN 01 10 17 AMENDMENT 1 TO MODIFY

THE ORDINANCE APPROVED LAND USE REGULATIONS DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN GUIDELINES IN ORDER TO DEVELOP THE SUNCAL INDIO PLANNED COMMUNITY RECREATIONAL CO THE KEITH WITH UP TO 635 RESIDENCES CLUBHOUSE SUNCAL LAKE AND OPEN SPACE LOTS COMPANIES FIRE STATION COMPANIES

September 26 2003 The Keith Companies filed on behalf of SunCAL Companies with the Community Development Services Building and Safety Department an application for Project Master Plan Amendment PMP 01 10 17 to modify land use regulations development standards and design guidelines to allow a new residential community consisting of 133 townhouse lots 502 single family residences recreational lake clubhouse fire station and common area improvements on 207 acres within the RPD 4 Country Estates Residential Planned Development Overlay Zone located north of Avenue 44 and east of Golf Center Parkway and
WHEREAS
on

Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program have been adopted pursuant to the environmental review guidelines of the California Environmental Quality Act and environmental impacts were examined as part of
a

WHEREAS

Environmental Assessment 03 11 379 and several technical studies

which includes

an

Environmental Checklist Form Noise


llWater

llBiological

Assessment

Assessment

including an Opening Year Traffic Analysis Archaeological Testing and Mitigation Report and Hydrology and Hydraul ic Report and
after due notice
as

Study Supply

required by law on December 30 2003 the City Council conducted a joint public hearing with the Planning Commission reviewed staff reports considered testimony both for and against the project and concluded its proceedings and the Planning Commission recommended to the City Council approval of the proposed Project Master Plan
WHEREAS NOW THEREFORE THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF INDIO

CALIFORNIA HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS

City Council hereby certifies as to the adequacy of the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Program as contained in Environmental Assessment 03 11 379 as part of the Council s review of the SunCAL Indio project
Section 1 The information in the Section 2
the To approve

Project Master Plan 01 10 17 Amendment

based

on

following findings
The

proposal

is consistent with

the Indio General

Plan 2020 which

intends for

Residential

Planned

Development overlay designations


a

to

have

master

planned

including density product types and a maximum density of 3 5 dwelling units per acre The character of the RPD 4 planning area encourages a transition from urban and suburban uses to open space to be accomplished by specific planning tools that provide for a variety of residential and recreational activities The proposed development will provide a variety of residential product types in a clustered arrangement for varying residential densities maintaining an overall density of 3 1 dwelling units per acre for the project The Project Master Plan amendment provides for a recreational lake and clubhouse for the community in the context of the Landmark Golf Club as encouraged by the General Plan The proposed amendments to the adopted Project Master Plan do not materially change the development intensity that was originally envisioned for the project
residential communities with
2

combination of lot sizes

low and medium

Project Master Plan will not affect the Indio Code of Ordinances which seeks to have consistency between zoning classification and the general plan land use designation The proposed modifications will not significantly change the approved land uses and the development regulations will be in keeping with the originally approved Landmark Lakes planned community The Project Master Plan amendment is subject to ordinance approval by the City Council and would create the proper zoning designations and regulations for each residential village within the planned community
The

proposed modification

to the

proposed SunCAL Indio project may be developed as a gated community with private streets subject to review and approval by the City Engineer and Fire Department The applicant shall revise all PMP exhibits and text as needed to allow for the gated community option
Section 3 To approve the conditions
ten

The

Project Master Plan 01 10 17 Amendment

subject

to the 1

following

The

copies of Project Master Plan 01 10 17 text and maps in its amended form and in compliance with all conditions of approval contained herein to the Community Development Services Building and Safety Department prior to the issuance of any building permits applicant shall submit
10

The

property owner or successor in interest shall participate in any future City initiated Community Facilities District and or Assessment District for public facilities and or public services

All streets shall be

private non gated streets with roving security guards Streets are to be maintained by the master Homeowners Association The PMP circulation plan description shall be revised accordingly to show compliance with this condition
The

Project Master Plan Amendment shall include an additional development standard restricting building height for all residential planning areas to a umaximum of 30 feet or

greater This regulation shall include a provision stating All two story construction within 150 feet of property abutting the perimeter the project site shall require approval of a conditional use permit by the Planning Commission
two stories whichever is

Phasing of Amenities shall be modified to require the following improvements Parks Retention Basin Planning Area 1 to be installed prior to the 50th Certificate of Occupancy Lake Planning Area 4 to be installed prior to the issuance of the 1 ooth Certificate of Occupancy project wide Recreation Clubhouse Planning Area 4 to be installed prior to the issuance of the 400th Certificate of Occupancy project wide
Table 4 11 entitled Section 4 That the above recitations
the
are true

and correct and constitute the


and this

findings project

of the

City Council regarding

Project Master Plan Amendment

Section 5
on

That the

file in the Office of the

proposed amendments to Project Master Plan 01 City Clerk and are available for review by the public

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are

to the passage and adoption of this ordinance and shall cause a summary of same to be published once in the Deselt Sun a newspaper of general circulation printed published and circulated

Section 6

The

City ClerkDeputy City Clerk shall certify

within the
its

City of Indio and the adoption


PASSED APPROVED

same

shall be in full force and effect

thirty

30

days after

and ADOPTED this

7th

day

of January

2004

by the

following

vote

AYES

Fesmire Gilbert

Godfrey Wilson

Bethel

NOES None

ATTEST

THIA HERNANDEZ

DEPUTY CITY CLERK CMC