Minor Projects

Projects considered by the Zoning Administrator

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Pending and Recently Approved Design Review Applications

The following planning applications were recently received by the City Planner. Actions by the City Planner may be appealed within 10 days of the decision date or Called for Review by the Planning Board.

 

PLN15-0610 3285 Briggs Avenue (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of an approximately 793 sq. ft. two story addition located at the rear of a single family home. The proposal also consists of a 353 sq. ft. rear deck, the replacement of six windows, and the addition of nineteen new windows and two new doors along the sides and rear of the home. The new addition will utilize a hipped roof design and all new materials will match the existing building. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district. The structure is listed on the Historic Building Study List with a (B) designation.

3285 Briggs Avenue Notice

3285 Briggs Avenue Plans

3285 Briggs Avenue Approval

 

PLN15-0618 301 Broadway, #309 (Action Date 1-25-16)     

 

The project consists of adding a new vinyl slider window to the side elevation of an existing condominium. The window will be approximately six-feet and five-inches wide and three-feet tall. The window does not look into any other unit in the condominium complex or onto the adjacent property. The material and style of the new window will match the existing building. The project is located within an R-6 (Hotel Residential) zoning district.

301 Broadway, #309 Notice

301 Broadway, #309 Plans

301 Broadway, #309 Approval

 

PLN16-0002 1314 Dayton Avenue (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of the removal of a double hung window and exterior door along the right (east) side elevation of a single family residence.  The affected area will be patched with siding and painted to match the existing structure.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1314 Dayton Avenue Notice

1314 Dayton Avenue Plans

1314 Dayton Avenue Approval

 

PLN15-0562 1311 Fountain Street (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of a second story addition to an existing single family residence. The second story addition will be located above the rear twenty-eight feet (28’) of the building with a maximum height of approximately twenty-four feet (24’). The project also consists of adding an approximately 50-square-foot rear deck with privacy screening on the second story. Pursuant to AMC 30-5.7 (k) and (l), the addition will continue an existing legal nonconforming four foot and six inch (4’-6”) setback on the south elevation in order to achieve a uniform design and compatibility with the existing structure. The new building materials and windows will be consistent with the existing building. The property is listed on the Historical Buildings Study List with a B designation. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1311 Fountain Street Notice

1311 Fountain Street Plans

1311 Fountain Street Approval

 

PLN16-0011 2926 Gibbons Drive (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of the relocation of one rear-facing, second story window in conjunction with a bathroom remodel. The window relocation will occur within the upper floor balcony area. The new window will match existing windows and, where the old window is removed, the stucco will be patched to match the existing wall. In addition, a small round skylight (sun tunnel) will be added to the rear-facing roof. No additional building square footage is proposed.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

2926 Gibbons Drive Notice

2926 Gibbons Drive Plans

2926 Gibbons Drive Approval

 

PLN15-0611 1523 Lafayette Street (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of minor window and door modifications to an existing multi-family residence involving removing two doors and replacing them with windows and changing the size of four windows to match the existing style and appearance of the overall residence. The window and door modifications will be done across three elevations of the residence with no work done on the front elevation. The property is listed on the Historical Buildings Study List with an S designation. The project is located within an R-5 (General Residential) zoning district.

1523 Lafayette Street Notice

1523 Lafayette Street Plans

1523 Lafayette Street Approval

 

PLN15-0392 1818 Oak Street (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of an approximately 420-square foot addition to the rear elevation of an existing single family dwelling. A portion of the new rear addition will open up to a new rear deck of approximately 112-square-feet. The new addition and interior remodel of the home will add nine new windows and a new sliding glass door that will lead to the rear deck. The new building materials will match the existing building. The property is listed on the Historical Building Study List with an N designation. The project is located in an R-NP (North Park Street Residential) zoning district.

1818 Oak Street Notice

1818 Oak Street Plans

1818 Oak Street Approval

 

PLN15-0603 1914 Union Street (Action Date 1-25-16)

 

The project consists of the construction of a new 161 square foot second story deck on the rear of the building.  An existing 35 square foot second floor balcony will be demolished and replaced with the new second story deck.  Pursuant to AMC 30-5.7 (k) and (l), the addition will continue an existing legal nonconforming setback of 1’6” in order to achieve a uniform design and compatibility with the existing structure.  The project is located within an R-2 (Two-Family Residence) zoning district.

1914 Union Street Notice

1914 Union Street Plans

1914 Union Street Approval

 

PLN15-0624 1190 West Tower Avenue (Action Date 1-25-16) 

 

The project consists of exterior improvements to an existing building that includes window glazing repairs, removal of abandoned flues on the north elevation, painting the south and north elevations, providing screening on an existing equipment enclosure, other miscellaneous repairs, and the installation of a roof mounted air conditioning system. The proposal also consists of two exterior air ducts on the north elevation. The project is located in the AP-AR (Alameda Point – Adaptive Reuse) zoning district. The building is listed Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda Historic District as a non-contributing structure.

1190 West Tower Avenue Notice

1190 West Tower Avenue Plans

1190 West Tower Avenue Approval

 

PLN16-0022 1025 Broadway (Action Date 2-8-16)

 

The project consists of a modification to previously approved Design Review Application No. PLN14-0593 to add two new windows towards the rear of the west elevation. The proposed windows and materials will match the existing building. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. The building is listed on the Historic Building Study List with an (E) designation.

1025 Broadway Notice

1025 Broadway Plans

1025 Broadway Approval

 

PLN15-0554 1208 Buena Vista Avenue (Action Date 2-8-16)

 

The project consists of an approximately 534 sq. ft. two-story rear addition and an approximately 792 sq. ft. conversion of existing basement storage to living space within an existing single family home. The proposal also consists of exterior renovations to the home that restore the front and rear stairs, the front porch, siding and windows, and decorative trim around the building. All new materials will match the existing building. The project is located within an R-2 (Two Family Residential) zoning district.

1208 Buena Vista Avenue Notice

1208 Buena Vista Avenue Plans

1208 Buena Vista Avenue Approval

 

PLN15-0612 1541 Fountain Street (Action Date 2-8-16)   

 

The project consists of the partial demolition of the rear portion of a single family residence, the construction of a two story addition at the rear, the creation of a new curb cut and driveway, and the removal of the existing curb cut and driveway – which will include the repair of the street curb, landscaping and sidewalk within the public right of way.  The addition will match the style and materials of the existing structure, including the size and type of windows, siding materials and pitch of roof.  Two (2) new off-street parking spaces will be created at the rear of the property to replace the parking spaces lost by the proposed addition.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1541 Fountain Street Notice

1541 Fountain Street Plans

1541 Fountain Street Approval

 

PLN16-0028 100 Ratto Road (Action Date 2-8-16)   

 

The project consists of the reduction in size of two windows on the east elevation. All new materials will match the existing building. The project is located within an R-1-PD (One Family Residential – Planned Development) zoning district.

 

PLN16-0071 104 Cypress Street (Action Date 2-22-16)

 

This project consists of an interior kitchen remodel that will result in reducing the size of a kitchen window. The window is located on the side elevation of the existing residence. The window will be reduced in size by approximately 14 inches. The new window and building materials will match the existing structure. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

104 Cypress Street Notice

104 Cypress Street Plans

 

PLN15-0537 1030 Mound Street (Action Date 2-22-16)   

 

The project consists of a second story addition to an existing one-story single family residence. The second story addition will have a maximum building height of twenty-two feet and eight inches (22’-8”), a size of 888-square-feet, and will feature terracotta roof tiles to match the existing structure. The addition will be set back eight feet and six inches (8’- 6”) from the front elevation of the existing first floor. The project also consists of a new rear deck. All windows and building materials will match the existing building. Pursuant to AMC 30-5.7 (k) and (l), the addition will continue an existing legal nonconforming setback of four feet (4’) in order to achieve a uniform design and compatibility with the existing structure. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1030 Mound Street Notice

1030 Mound Street Plans

 

PLN15-0405 1148 Otis Drive (Action Date 2-22-16)   

  

The project consists of an approximately 357 sq. ft. one story addition to an existing single family residence. The new addition will utilize a gabled roof design consistent with the existing structure. All new materials and windows will match the existing building. The property is located within the R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1148 Otis Drive Notice

1148 Otis Drive Plans

 

PLN16-0048 404 Sand Beach Road (Action Date 2-22-16)

 

The project consists of the construction of a one-story addition at the front of an existing single family residence.  The new addition will be approximately 440 square feet, and include an expansion of the existing kitchen, dining room, and new living room.  The new addition will be setback 30’ from the front property line.  The property is located in the R-1 (One-Family Residence) zoning district.

404 Sand Beach Road Notice

404 Sand Beach Road Plans