Newport Beach, CA

Aug 25, 2020 Newport Beach sWTF Appeal


Newport Beach So-Called "small" Cell Appeal, Aug 25, 2020

Link to General public comment

Link to Attorney Mark Pollock appeal presentation

Link to Agendized Item public comment

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Agenda Item 17. Resolution No. 2020-76: Appeal of Planning Commission’s Decision of an AT&T Small Cell Installation (PA2019-111)

Public Comment: 949-270-8165

a) Conduct a de novo public hearing;

b) Find this project exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15302 and 15303 under Class 2 (Replacement or Reconstruction) and Class 3 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), respectively, of the State CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) Guidelines, California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Division 6, Chapter 3, because it has no potential to have a significant effect on the environment and the exceptions to the Class 3 exemption under Section 15300.2 do not apply; and

c) Adopt Resolution No. 2020-76, A Resolution of the City Council of Newport Beach, California, Upholding the Decision of the Planning Commission Approving Minor Use Permit No. UP2019-030 and Coastal Development Permit No. CD2020-052 for a Small Cell Facility Located Within the Public Right-of-Way on City Streetlight No. SCL0796, at the Northwestern Corner of Balboa Boulevard and 30th Street (PA2019-111), and denying the appeal.

  1. Link to Staff Report
  2. Link to Attachment A – Vicinity Map
  3. Link to Attachment B – Resolution 2020-76
  4. Link to Attachment C – Overview of Small Cell Wireless
  5. Link to Attachment D – Resolution No. PC2020-018
  6. Link to Attachment E – Appellant’s Appeal Application
  7. Link to Attachment F – Planning Commission Staff Report
  8. Link to Attachment G – Planning Commission Minutes
  9. Link to Attachment H – Project Renderings and Plans
  10. Link to Correspondence – Appellant
  11. Link to Correspondence – Applicant
  12. Link to Correspondence