Architectural Review Board

April 21st, 2022


Call to Order / Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions, and Deletions



City Official Reports

1. Transmittal of 1) the ARB Meeting Schedule and Attendance Record, 2) Tentative Future Agenda items and 3) Recent Project Decisions.



Study Session

2. California Avenue Street Improvements / Parklets



3. Review of proposed updates to the City’s Tree Protection Ordinance, Title 8 of City of Palo Alto Municipal Code.



Action Item

4. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 2850 West Bayshore [21PLN-00177]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for a Major Architectural Review to allow for the demolition of an existing office building and construction of 48 townhomes with associated private streets, utilities, landscaping, and amenities. The project also includes a bike lane and 14-foot sound wall along West Bayshore Road. A Conditional Use Permit for residential uses within the ROLM zone district is required. Environmental Assessment: Exempt per CEQA Guidelines Section 15332. Zoning District: ROLM (Research Office and Limited Manufacturing).



5. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 180 El Camino Real [21PLN-00326]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Minor Architectural Review to Allow new Storefront façade for ALO (retail), Storefront Glazing, and New Signage within Two Spaces (Space #1130 & 1115) at the Stanford Shopping Center. Environmental Assessment: Exempt. Zoning District: CC (Community Commercial). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Tamara Harrison at



6. Discuss the Draft Architectural Review Board’s (ARB) Draft Work Plan, Suggest Changes, and Recommend Submitting the Draft Work Plan to the City Council; and Discuss the ARB’s Annual Report and any Bylaw Changes Needed (Continued from March 3, 10, 17, and April 7, 2022).



Approval of Minutes

7. Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes for March 3, 2022 (continued from 4/7).

8. Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes for March 17, 2022.

Subcommittee Items

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements