Current Applications

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.

 

PLN14-0646 925 Santa Clara Avenue (Action Date 12-18-14)

 

The project consists of raising an existing residential building by approximately one foot and ten inches. The project also includes additions to the rear of the residence totaling approximately 53 sq. ft. The project also consists of replacing windows and doors on the east, west and rear elevations. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

925 Santa Clara Avenue Public Notice 

925 Santa Clara Avenue Plans

925 Santa Clara Avenue Approval

 

PLN14-0675 1901 Central Avenue (Action Date 12-9-14)

 

The project consists of the construction of a new approximately 392 sq. ft. detached garage in the rear yard of an existing single family residence. The project also proposes a new driveway accessing the property along Lafayette Street. The project will also consist of a new approximately 9 foot arbor located above the proposed driveway. The project is located within an R-5 (General Residential) zoning district.

1901 Central Avenue Public Notice 

1901 Central Avenue Plans

1901 Central Avenue Approval

 

PLN14-0684 463 Cola Ballena (Action Date 12-9-14)

 

This permit seeks to legalize construction to a single-family residence that began without permits. The work primarily involves enclosing an existing carport that is attached to the single-car garage to create a two-car garage and enclosing the breezeway between the main building and the garage to create a laundry room and powder room.  A 132-square-foot second story room addition and interior-facing balcony is proposed above the enclosed breezeway.  The project also includes replacement of windows and sliding doors on the front and rear elevations.  The proposed project has been approved by the Ballena Bay Homeowners Association.  The property is located within an R-3 PD (Garden Residential) zoning district.

463 Cola Ballena Public Notice 

463 Cola Ballena Plans

463 Cola Ballena Approval

 

PLN14-0696 1810 Moreland Drive (Action Date 12-8-14)

 

The project will install a new 41.5” by 29.5” awning window as part of a bathroom remodel, made out of wood clad with aluminum, along the right elevation of the building.  Additionally, the project will enclose an existing twenty (20) square foot covered porch at the rear of the structure.  The project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15301, Existing Facilities.  The project is located within an R-1 (Single Family Residential) zoning district.

1810 Moreland Drive Public Notice 

1810 Moreland Drive Plans

1810 Moreland Drive Approval

 

PLN14-0645 924 Broadway (Action Date 12-23-14)

 

The project consists of an approximately 47 sq. ft. second-story addition that includes a new dormer and three new windows on the east elevation.  The project also includes the replacement of five existing windows on the front and west elevations. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. The residence is listed on the Historical Building Study List.

924 Broadway Public Notice 

924 Broadway Plans

 

PLN14-0710 2628 Eagle Avenue (Action Date 12-22-14)

 

The project consists of building a new two-hundred and seventy-five (275) square foot covered porch on the rear of the main house.  The finished floor height of the proposed covered porch will be thirty-six (36) inches above existing grade.  The proposed roof height will match the existing structure, fifteen (15) feet to pitch of the roof.  The proposed covered porch will have a battery powered wheel chair lift (Manufacturer: Cambridge Elevating, Inc.; Model #: DCDL-48), which will be setback seven feet and six inches (7’6”) from the property line adjacent to Pearl Street.  The project is located within an R-2 (Two Family Residential) zoning district.

2628 Eagle Avenue Public Notice 

2628 Eagle Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0708 3242 Liberty Avenue (Action Date 12-23-14)

 

The project consists of the demolition of a garage built prior to 1942 which is not listed on the Historical Building Study List. The project also consists of replacing the existing garage with a new approximately 459 sq. ft. garage.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. The existing residence on the property is listed on the Historical Building Study List.

3242 Liberty Avenue Public Notice 

3242 Liberty Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0719 2849 Lincoln Avenue (Action Date 12-23-14)

 

The project consists of the replacement of two windows on the second floor of the front elevation. The project also consists of replacing five windows on the second floor of the north elevation (rear) and two windows on the east (side) elevation. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

2849 Lincoln Avenue Public Notice 

2849 Lincoln Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0653 450 Taylor Avenue (Action Date 12-23-14)

 

The project consists of a renovation to an existing single-family residence to add 506 square feet of habitable space to the existing basement area. The renovation would lower a portion of the basement floor to create an eight (8) foot clear ceiling height. A new family room and bathroom would be created in the renovated area. The existing laundry would be relocated within the basement area. Some damaged windows would be replaced with like windows. New windows and a door at the rear of the house would be installed. A new sunken rear patio is also proposed to the rear of the residence. This building is listed on the Historical Building Study List and has a (S) designation. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

450 Taylor Avenue Public Notice 

450 Taylor Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0683 1207 Union Street (Action Date 12-23-14)

 

The project consists of a basement conversion to a second dwelling unit within an existing single family home. The project also consists of rear additions to the basement floor, first floor, and second floor totaling approximately 1,613 sq. ft.  The project also consists of the replacement and addition of eleven windows. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.  Because the proposal includes additions and modifications to the existing single-family dwelling, which is located 3 feet from the east (right) property line, where a minimum five-foot setback is required, a finding must be made pursuant to AMC 30-5.7 (k) & (l), that no adverse effects such as shading, or view blockage would occur on an adjoining property.

1207 Union Street Public Notice 

1207 Union Street Plans