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The Hermosa Beach Planning Commission has blocked a request from a landmark Pacific Coast Highway sex shop to nearly triple its of arcade booths, which owners installed about a year ago but just sought approval for Tuesday. At its location sincethe Tender Box does not meet Redlands adult store zoning codes; it has been grand. The operating permit dictated that a second-story portion of the shop in the block of PCH must remain a nonconforming apartment and an interior staircase connecting the dwelling and shop must be destroyed, Robertson said.
But city officials discovered in June that owners of the Tender Box had rebuilt the staircase and converted the 1,square-foot upstairs area into a dimly lighted arcade area without seeking building permits, said Bob Rollins, a Hermosa Beach code enforcement officer. Despite the discovery of any glory holes, Tender Box owners clearly failed to meet the stringent criteria needed for variances that would have allowed less parking and a closer proximity to nearby houses.
Savelli said no one in the past week has been arrested for using the holes, though he said years ago a police officer participating in an undercover sting operation there was solicited. Shop owners were also considering placing metal between the booths to prevent any more drilling, the employee Redlands adult store. The store hoped to set up shop on the southwest corner of Eighth Street and PCH, coincidentally across the Redlands adult store from the Tender Box, but residents rallied and protested the store.
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The council unanimously denied a series of zoning-code variances that would have legalized 14 booths that city officials believe the Tender Box built last Redlands adult store in an upstairs area permitted only as an apartment. Holes between the booths can facilitate sexual activity between men. At its location sincethe Tender Box does not meet existing zoning codes; it has been grand- fathered into compliance. The discussion at a packed City Hall was graphic Tuesday.
Diamond said the upstairs booths will remain open. Sex shops have been under assault in Hermosa Beach in the past few months. Residents of close-knit Eighth Street successfully blocked Condom Revolution, an upscale adult- themed shop, from coming to town in June. But many Hermosa residents welcomed a legal challenge.
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