Architectural Review Board


February 18th, 2016

 

Call to Order

Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

Minutes Approvals: February 4, 2016

 

 

Study Session

1. 411 – 437 Lytton Avenue [14PLN00-489]Request by Hayes Group Architects, Inc. On Behalf Of Ehikian & Company for Architectural Review to allow the demolition of an existing commercial building and the construction of a new three story mixed-use, office and residential building (two units) and a 1,417 sf addition To An Existing Historic Category 2 residence on two lots to be merged. A two level underground parking garage is proposed to be constructed under the new mixed use building adjacent to the existing residential building. Environmental: A Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration are being prepared. Zoning District: CD-C(P) Community Commercial Downtown District and Pedestrian Shopping Combining District. For more information, contact Project Planner Sheldon A. Sing at sheldon@mplanninggroup.com

 

 

Public Hearings

2. 1700 Embarcadero Road [15PLN-00394]Request by Deeg Snyder, on behalf of Jones Palo Alto Real Property, LLC for a Architectural Review and Site and Design Review to demolish the existing approximately 18,000 square feet building and construct a new approximately 62,000 square feet building for an automobile dealership. The application includes Design Enhancement Exception requests to allow deviation from the 10 feet build-to-line from Embarcadero Road and Bayshore Road and deviation from the height limit requirement to accommodate elevators for rooftop access. A request to apply the Automobile Dealership (AD) zoning overlay is also being considered separately by the Planning and Transportation Commission. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration are being prepared. Zoning District: CS (D) Service Commercial and Site Design Review Combining District. For more information contact Project Planner Sheldon A. Sing at sheldon@mplanninggroup.com

 

 

3. 2501 Embarcadero Way [File 15-PLN-00371]Request by Public Works for Site and Design Review of a New Two-Story, 7,500 Square Foot, 50-Foot Tall Building Designed to Handle Sludge De-watering and Truck Load-outs, with Adjacent Sand-by Generator, Outdoor Equipment Area and Landscaping Improvements to be Centrally Located on the Regional Water Quality Control Plant Site. Environmental Assessment: A Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration Has Been Published and Circulated for a 30-day Public Review and Comment Period. For more information contact, Project Planner Amy French at amy.french@cityofpaloalto.org

 

 

4. 3225 El Camino Real [15PLN-00003]: Request by Hayes Group Architects for Architectural
Review of a new 29,249 sq. ft. mixed-use project, replacing the existing 7,000 sq. ft. retail
building, that includes eight residential units and 11,984 sq. ft. of commercial space. The two-building project includes surface parking and one level of below-grade parking under the two and four story structures, providing a total of 74 parking spaces. Project includes a shared parking reduction request of 1% (1 space) and a Design Enhancement Exception request for a 3% reduction to the Build-To-Line requirement. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study and
Mitigated Negative Declaration have been prepared. Zoning District: CS Service Commercial. For
more information contact, Project Planner Clare Campbell at clare.campbell@cityofpaloalto.org

Board/Staff Announcements, Updates, Reports, and Comments

Adjournment

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