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.

 

PLN14-0365  2485 Shoreline Drive (To be renoticed)

Status as of 10/16/2014: Staff is waiting for the applicant to submit revisions to the project plans.  The project will be renoticed.

The project consists of façade improvements for a 56 unit waterfront apartment building including new doors and windows, new finish materials for walls, fireplaces, balcony rails, a new entry canopy, and new drought-tolerant landscaping. The project is located within an R-6 (Hotel Residential) zoning district.

2485 Shoreline Drive Public Notice

2485 Shoreline Drive Plans

 

PLN14-0510 1615 Cornell Drive (Action Date 10-27-14) 

 

The project will remove an existing casement window on the north elevation and replace with a new custom wood build French door that will lead out to a new three foot two inch (3’2”) tall deck landing that connects to a one foot eleven inch (1’11”) tall deck.  Also associated with this project is a new six (6) foot tall fence with an additional two (2) feet of open lattice, for a total height of eight (8) feet along the north side property line, and a three (3) foot tall fence with a one (1) foot tall lattice for a total of four (4) feet tall, to be located within the required front yard along the north property line.  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.

1615 Cornell Drive Public Notice

1615 Cornell Drive Plans

1615 Cornell Drive Approval

 

PLN13-0325 1539 Fountain Street (Action Date 11-12-14)

 

The project primarily consists of legalizing unpermitted work at an existing single-family residence that includes restoration of original features and new improvements to meet current building codes.  The project would legalize raising the house seven inches to create habitable space in the basement.  As part of the proposed work, an existing non-code compliant addition at the rear will be replaced with a new 285-square-foot addition.  The non-original fiberboard siding will be removed to reveal original horizontal wood siding or otherwise replaced with like siding material.  The front stairs will also be reconstructed in wood with a decorative balustrade.  The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district.  

1539 Fountain Street Public Notice 

1539 Fountain Street Plans

1539 Fountain Street Approval

 

PLN14-0660 1514 Gibbons Drive (Action Date 11-12-14)

 

The project consists of interior remodeling that includes the replacement of seven (7) windows on the first and second story of the south and east elevations. The project also consists of the replacement of doors on the front (west) elevation and on the rear elevation. The proposal will also remove an existing chimney on the south elevation. The project is located within an R-1 (One-Family Residence) zoning district.

1514 Gibbons Drive Public Notice 

1514 Gibbons Drive Plans

1514 Gibbons Drive Approval

 

PLN14-0620 415 Maitland Drive (Action Date 11-12-14)

 

The project consists of the conversion of an existing carport into a garage on the front elevation. The project also consists of a new garage door and a door on the rear elevation. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

415 Maitland Drive Public Notice 

415 Maitland Drive Plans

415 Maitland Drive Approval

 

PLN14-0629 1030 Pacific Avenue (Action Date 11-12-14)

 

The project consists of an approximately 213 sq. ft. second-story addition to the rear elevation of an existing single-family residence.  The project also consists of the addition of one new door and two new windows for the rear addition. The project is located within an R-2 (Two-Family Residence) zoning district. The residence is listed on the Historical Building Study List.

1030 Pacific Avenue Public Notice 

1030 Pacific Avenue Plans

1030 Pacific Avenue Approval

 

PLN14-0559 1153 Regent Street (Action Date 11-12-14)

 

The project consists of the reduction in size, and legalization of an existing storage structure, with two windows and two doors, in the rear yard of a residential property. The project also consists of the legalization of a second story window on the existing residence on the south elevation. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

1153 Regent Street Public Notice 

1153 Regent Street Plans

1153 Regent Street Approval

 

PLN14-0536 1122 Union Street (Action Date 11-12-14)

 

The project consists of an approximately 236 sq. ft. basement conversion and interior modifications. The project also consists of the replacement of a window on the front elevation with two windows. The project also consists of new windows on the side (south) elevation, and new doors, windows, and a second story deck on the rear elevation. The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

1122 Union Street Public Notice 

1122 Union Street Plans

1122 Union Street Approval

 

PLN14-0676 134 Basinside Way (Action Date 11-25-14)

 

The project consists of a second-story bathroom remodel that includes one new window on the west elevation. The project is located within an R-1-PD (One Family Residence – Planned Development Combining District) zoning district.

134 Basinside Way Public Notice 

134 Basinside Way Plans

 

PLN14-0593 1025 Broadway (Action Date 11-25-14)

 

The project consists of a 386 sq. ft. addition to the rear of a one-story single-family home. The project includes two new windows on the east (right) elevation. The project also includes one new window and one sliding door on the rear elevation. The project is located within an R-1 (One Family Residential) zoning district. Because the proposal includes additions and modifications to the existing single-family dwelling, which is located 4 ft. 6 in. from the east (right) property line, and 3 ft. from the west (left) 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.

1025 Broadway Public Notice 

1025 Broadway Plans

 

PLN14-0672 1712 Chestnut Street (Action Date 11-25-14)

 

The project consists of an approximately 240 sq. ft. rear addition to an existing one-story single-family home. The project also includes seven new windows, one door, and one 31 sq. ft. covered porch as part of the rear addition. 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 4 ft. 8 in. from the west (right) property line, and 3 ft. 10 in. from the east (left) 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.

1712 Chestnut Street Public Notice 

1712 Chestnut Street Plans

 

PLN14-0531 2607 Saint Margaret Court (Action Date 11-25-14)

 

The project is the construction of an approximately thirty-five  (35) square foot addition as part of an kitchen remodel.  An eight (8) foot long section of the exterior wall along the left elevation will be moved four (4) feet and two and a half (2.5) inches towards the property line and will become flush with the existing wall.  As part of this addition two (2) existing triple section casement windows will be removed and replaced with two (2) double hung windows.  The project is located within an R-4 (Neighborhood Residential) zoning district.

2607 Saint Margaret Court Public Notice 

2607 Saint Margaret Court Plans

 

PLN14-0646 925 Santa Clara Avenue (Action Date 11-25-14)

 

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

 

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

 

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