Pending and Recently Approved Design Review Applications

 

The following planning applications were recently approved by the City Planner. Actions by the City Planner may be appealed within 10 days of the decision date.

 

PLN14-0118 1744 Pearl Street (Action Date 3-27-14)

 

The project consists of a height revision to the previously approved (PLN13-0089) 399 square foot garage at the rear of the lot. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. The proposed garage will have a side wall height of 9 feet, 6 inches and a roof ridge height of 14 feet, 11 inches. The Alameda Zoning Code allows a side wall height of 10 feet and a ridge height of 15 feet for detached accessory buildings. The garage was previously approved with a ridge height of ten feet. The exterior of the garage will be stucco with composition roof shingles to match the existing residence. The garage will be located a minimum of five feet from the rear property line.

1744 Pearl Street Public Notice

1744 Pearl Street Plans

1744 Pearl Street Approval

 

PLN14-0110 1234 Caroline Street (Action Date 3-31-14)

 

The project consists of creating a new window well on the right (west) side elevation of the lower floor for a bathroom awning window. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1234 Caroline Street Public Notice

1234 Caroline Street Plans

1234 Caroline Street Approval

 

PLN12-0199 1317 Eastshore Drive (Action Date 3-31-14)

 

The project consists of a 936 square foot second story addition over the existing rear portion of a single-family residence. The addition would increase the overall height of the house at the addition from approximately 17.5 feet to 25 feet. A small portion of the existing house encroaches into the required rear yard (twenty feet) at a maximum of 2.5 feet at the right rear corner due to the angled rear property line. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. Because the proposal includes an addition to the existing single-family dwelling, a finding must be made pursuant to AMC 30-5.7 (l) that no adverse effects such as shading, or view blockage would occur on an adjoining property. A shade study determined no adverse effect due to additional shading compared to the existing condition would occur.

1317 East Shore Drive Public Notice

1317 East Shore Drive Plans

 

PLN14-0154 1607 Webster Street (Action Date 3-31-14)

 

The project consists of the replacement of underground storage tanks, demolition of a cashier kiosk, and replacement of existing fuel pumps at an existing Shell service station. The project is located within a C-C Community Commercial zoning district.

1607 Webster Avenue Public Notice

1607 Webster Avenue Plans

1607 Webster Avenue Approval Letter

 

PLN14-0147 2317 Blanding Avenue (Action Date 3-31-14)

 

This project will replace one front facing single door with a double door, replace three front facing doors with windows to match existing storefront windows, remove one rear roll-up door and add an additional rear door with an overhead transom window. The project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15301 – Existing Facilities – permitting of existing private structures involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which exists. The project is located within a W-NP (North Park Street Workplace) zoning district.

2317 Blanding Avenue Public Notice

2317 Blanding Avenue Plans

2317 Blanding Avenue Approval

 

PLN14-0054 920 Central Avenue (Action Date 4-3-14)

 

The project consists of an approximate 412 square foot bedroom addition to an existing residence at the rear of the property on the ground floor. The project also consists of demolishing an approximate144 square foot bathroom and kitchen at the rear of the shop for open space. The project also includes installing, removing and replacing nine (9) windows and doors at the rear and side elevations. The project is located within a C-1 (Neighborhood Business) zoning district.

920 Central Avenue Public Notice

920 Central Avenue Plans

920 Central Avenue Approval

 

PLN14-0102 2915 Central Avenue (Action Date 4-3-14)

 

The project consists of an approximate forty square foot (40') rear addition located on the ground floor. The project also consists of installing three (3) windows on the west elevation (left side) and two (2) windows and one door on the rear elevation located on the ground floor. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

2915 Central Avenue Public Notice

2915 Central Avenue Plans

2915 Central Avenue Approval

 

PLN14-0163 1050 Marina Village Parkway Suite #101 (Action Date 4-4-14)

 

The project consists of replacing a window with a door located at the front of the building on the ground floor. The project is located within an M-X (Mixed Use Planned Development) zoning district.

1050 Marina Village Parkway Suite #101 Public Notice

1050 Marina Village Parkway Suite #101 Plans

1050 Marina Village Parkway Suite #101 Approval

 

PLN14-0163 1424 Fountain Street (Action Date 4-7-14)

 

The project consists of demolishing and rebuilding an existing legal non-conforming 635 square foot pre-1942 garage within the existing building footprint. The demolition requires a Certificate of Approval pursuant to Alameda Municipal Code Section 13-21.5b2. The subject garage has no historical or architectural significance and is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15301 - permitting of existing private structures involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which exists. The project is located within an R-1 (One-Family Residential) zoning district.

1424 Fountain Street Public Notice

1424 Fountain Street Plans

1424 Fountain Street Approval

 

PLN14-0126 2206 Lincoln Avenue (Action Date 4-14-14)

 

The project consists of an approximate 400 square-foot conversion of storage space to living space for a bedroom and bathroom. The project also consists of resizing a window on the northwest elevation (right side) and replacing two doors and a window with two windows on the southeast elevation (left side). The project also includes replacing nine windows on the front elevation to match existing windows. 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-6 (Hotel Residential) zoning district.

2206 Lincoln Avenue Public Notice

2206 Lincoln Avenue Plans

2206 Lincoln Avenue Approval

 

PLN12-0390 1101 Shell Gate Place (Action Date 4-17-14)

 

The project consists of the removal two existing sunrooms at the rear of the residence and installation of a single 490 square foot sunroom. The proposed sunroom will have a roof ridge height of 12 feet, 1 inch where it attaches to the existing roof. The proposed roof will have composition roof shingles to match the existing roof. The exterior of the sunroom is primarily windows with a stucco base to match the existing residence. The proposed sunroom will be located a minimum of thirteen feet from the side property line. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

1101 Shell Gate Place Public Notice

1101 Shell Gate Place Plans

 

PLN14-0184 1417 Caroline Street (Action Date 4-17-14)

 

The project consists of a chimney removal located at the rear of the building. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential Residential) zoning district. This home is on the Historical Building Study List.

1417 Caroline Street Public Notice

1417 Caroline Street Plans

 

PLN14-0115 2969 Johnson Avenue (Action Date 4-21-14)

 

The project consists of replacing an existing kitchen window with custom-made French doors and the addition of a 3' 11" high, 60 sq. ft. deck on the side (east) elevation of a pre-1942 single family residence. 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 (One Family Residential) zoning district.

2969 Johnson Avenue Public Notice

2969 Johnson Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0117 624 West Ranger Avenue (Action Date 4-24-14)

 

The project consists of the installation of three antennas, three remote radio heads, the installation of a fourth battery string, and 2500MHz rectifiers within existing cabinets. There will be no increase in the height or expansion of the lease area. The project is located within an AP-AR (Alameda Point Adaptive Reuse) zoning district.

624 West Ranger Avenue Public Notice

624 West Ranger Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0208 2325 Pacific Avenue (Action Date 4-24-14)

 

The project consists of modifying the side entryway to replace the stairs and railings. The existing curved stairway will be replaced with a straightened stairway. This building is listed on the Historical Building Study List. The project is located within an M-U (Mixed-Use) zoning district.

2325 Pacific Avenue Public Notice

2325 Pacific Avenue Plans

 

PLN14-0060 1725 Alameda Avenue (Action Date TBD)

 

The project consists of converting the existing 650 square foot carport roof into a second story deck that is located at the front of the building. The project also consists of relocating the driveway six feet over to the right side. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

1725 Alameda Avenue Public Notice

1725 Alameda Avenue Plans