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.

 

PLN14-0682 3264 Adams Street (Action Date Pending) 

 

The project consists of the demolition of an approximately 1,389 sq. ft. existing one-story single-family home built in 1948 which is not listed on the Historical Building Study List. The project also consists of replacing the existing home with a new approximately 3,823 sq. ft. three-story single-family home with an overall height of approximately 30 ft.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

3264 Adams Street Notice 

3264 Adams Street Plans

 

PLN14-0729 1538 Saint Charles Street (Action Date Pending) 

 

The application is for Design Review approval for a new enclosure on the rooftop of an apartment building to house nine new panel antennae and other associated equipment for an AT&T wireless telecommunication facility. The proposed enclosure would be located at the rear of the four story apartment building.  The proposed exterior of the enclosure would be painted to match the existing building.  The project also includes the addition of a small equipment cabinet to be located inside the garage, at the ground level of the building. The cabinet will not be visible from the street. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

1538 Saint Charles Street Notice

1538 Saint Charles Street Plans

 

PLN14-0731 1777 Shoreline Drive (Action Date Pending) 

 

The application is for Design Review approval for a new enclosure on the rooftop of an apartment building to house twelve (12) new panel antennae and other associated equipment for an AT&T wireless telecommunication facility. The proposed enclosure would be located around an existing elevator shaft to the rear of the three story apartment building.  The proposed exterior would be painted to match the existing building.  The project also includes the addition of a small equipment cabinet at the ground level of the building. The project is located within an R-3-PD (Garden Residential Special Planned Development) zoning district.

1777 Shoreline Drive Notice

1777 Shoreline Drive Plans

 

PLN15-0030 615 Haight Avenue (Action Date Pending

 

The project proposes raising an existing one-story residence a total of four (4) feet to convert the existing crawl space into a new habitable bottom floor.  The resultant overall height of the structure will be twenty-two (22) feet tall.  The new bottom floor will be 1,135 square feet of habitable space and the total size of the house will be 2,314 square feet.  Associated improvements will be the removal of the existing chimney and the addition of new windows on the bottom floor along the front and side elevations.  The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

615 Haight Avenue Notice 

615 Haight Avenue Plans

 

PLN15-0033 1548 Gibbons Drive (Action Date 3-10-15) 

 

The project consists of the replacement of three windows (3) and one (1) door on the east and south elevations. The project also consists of the removal of one (1) window on the east elevation.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1548 Gibbons Drive Notice 

1548 Gibbons Drive Plans

1548 Gibbons Drive Approval

 

PLN14-0686 1712 Lafayette Street (Action Date 3-10-15) 

 

The project consists of a two-story addition at the rear of a single-family residence and conversion of an existing basement storage area into habitable space for the same residence.  The addition has a footprint of approximately 322-square-feet and a maximum height of 24 feet under a hipped roof.  The addition is 27 feet from the rear property line and 3-feet 6-inches from the side property lines.  The proposed side yard setbacks are greater than the setbacks of the existing building and is permitted pursuant to AMC Section 30-5.7(k) and (l).  An existing rear deck will be replaced at the rear of the addition. The site is within an R-3 (Garden Residential) zoning district.

1712 Lafayette Street Notice

1712 Lafayette Street Plans

1712 Lafayette Street Approval

 

PLN15-0067 2901 Lincoln Avenue (Action Date 3-10-15) 

 

The project proposes replacing two (2) windows on the West (left) elevation, and one (1) window on the North (rear) elevation of the home with different sized windows.  The two (2) windows on the West (left) elevation are currently 3’4-¾” by 2’10-¾” and the replacement windows will be 2’8” by 4’5”.  The existing window on the North (rear) elevation is currently 1’10” by 2’11-¾” and the replacement window will be 2’0” by 3’3”.  All existing and proposed windows are wood casement windows.  The project is located within an R-1 (One-Family Residential) zoning district.

2901 Lincoln Avenue Notice

2901 Lincoln Avenue Plans

2901 Lincoln Avenue Approval

 

PLN15-0065 871 Marina Village Parkway (Action Date 3-10-15) 

 

The project consists of the replacement of fourteen (14) existing wood windows with new aluminum windows on the south and east elevations of an existing Carl’s Jr restaurant. The project is located within an M-X (Mixed-Use Planned Development) zoning district.

871 Marina Village Parkway Notice

871 Marina Village Parkway Plans

871 Marina Village Parkway Approval

 

PLN15-0047 133 Brighton Road (Action Date 3-24-15)    

 

The project consists of an approximately 780 sq. ft. second-story addition, and a 70 sq. ft. first-story addition to an approximately 1,339 sq. ft. existing one-story single-family home. The new addition will increase the existing height of approximately 16 feet and 5 inches to approximately 21 feet and 8 inches, which is less than the 30 feet maximum height allowed for the property. The proposal also consists of four (4) new windows and the replacement of nine (9) windows. The project is located within an R-1-PD (One-Family Residential – Planned Development) zoning district.

133 Brighton Road Notice

133 Brighton Road Plans

133 Brighton Road Approval

 

PLN15-0091 1020 Buena Vista Avenue (Action Date 3-24-15) 

 

The project consists of the demolition of an existing dilapidated carriage house that was built prior to 1942.  Per Alameda Municipal Code (AMC) Section 31-21.5(b), any demolition of a structure built prior to 1942 requires the approval of a Certificate of Approval.  The applicant proposes to replace the carriage house with a new 192 square foot structure, which is exempt from Design Review per AMC Section 30-37.2(b).  The property is located in the R-2 (Two-Family Residence) Zoning District.

1020 Buena Vista Avenue Notice 

1020 Buena Vista Avenue Plans

 

PLN15-0077 510 Central Avenue (Action Date 3-24-15)

 

The project consists of the relocation of an existing dwelling unit in the lower floor of the front structure on the property to below the existing single family residence located at the rear of the property.    The dwelling unit when relocated to the ground floor of the rear structure will be 938 square feet.  The property is located in the R-5 (General Residential) Zoning District.

510 Central Avenue Notice

510 Central Avenue Plans

510 Central Avenue Approval

 

PLN15-0082 2822 Clay Street (Action Date 3-24-15)

 

The project consists of a 343 square foot second story addition, and a 224 square foot increase in habitable space on the first floor – which includes a 57 square foot increase in the footprint at the rear of the building, and conversion of a 167 square foot portion of a one-car garage.  The project will result in a 567 square foot increase in overall habitable space, with a resultant total of 2,261 square feet of habitable space.  The property is located in the R-1 (One-Family Residence) Zoning District.

2822 Clay Street Notice

2822 Clay Street Plans

2822 Clay Street Approval

 

PLN15-0053 2300 Eagle Avenue (Action Date 3-24-15)

 

The project consists of an approximately 749 sf basement conversion in an existing approximately 1,370 sf two-story single-family home. The internal modifications will result in two (2) new windows, twelve (12) replacement windows and one (1) door. The project will also replace the existing stairs on the front elevation. The project is located within an NP-RD (North Park Street - Residential) zoning district.

2300 Eagle Avenue Notice 

2300 Eagle Avenue Plans

2300 Eagle Avenue Approval

 

PLN15-0086 1336 Sherman Street (Action Date 3-24-15)

 

The project consists of interior remodeling that will include four (4) new windows, four (4) replacement windows, and one (1) replacement door. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. The residence is listed on the Historical Building Study List.

1336 Sherman Street Notice

1336 Sherman Street Plans

1336 Sherman Street Approval

 

PLN14-0705 333 Willow Street (Action Date 3-24-15)   

 

The project consists of the exterior remodel of an existing apartment complex.  The material of the interior courtyard-facing balcony’s fencing and railing will be changed to perforated and powder-coated metal.  The existing 625 square foot pool house and in-ground pool will be demolished and will be replaced with a new 796.25 square foot pool house and new in-ground pool.  The interior courtyard will be re-landscaped consistent with the Bay Friendly Landscaping Guidelines.  The property is located in the R-4-PD (Neighborhood Residential, Planned Development) Zoning District.

333 Willow Street Notice

333 Willow Street Plans

333 Willow Street Approval