Architectural Review Board

April 6th, 2017


Call to Order / Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Official Reports

1. Transmittal of the ARB Meeting Schedule and Attendance Record, and Administrative Staff-Level Architectural Review Approvals

Study Session


Action Items




3. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 400 Channing Avenue [16PLN-00380]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Coordinated Development Permit (SOFA I) to Allow the Demolition of an Existing One-Story Medical Office Building and Construction of Two (2) Two-Story Homes, Each With a Full Basement and Secondary Dwelling Unit Above a Detached Two-Car Garage. A Preliminary Parcel Map Application (16PLN-00381) Requesting Subdivision of the Existing Parcel Into Two Parcels Will be Reviewed Through a Separate Process. Environmental Assessment: An Addendum to the Certified SOFA Phase 1 EIR has Been Prepared to Clarify Minor Site-Specific Issues That Were Addressed in the Certified EIR. Zoning District: DHS District in the SOFA I CAP. For More Information Contact the Project Planner Phillip Brennan at



4. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICAL. 901 High Street [15PLN- 00052]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Coordinated Development Permit for a 17,942 Square Foot Mixed Use Building With Retail and 25 Residential Units on a Vacant 20,288 Square Foot Parcel. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated From February 26, 2016 to March 17, 2016. Zoning District: RT-35. For More Information, Contact the Project Planner Margaret Netto at




5. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 3877 El Camino Real [14PLN-00464]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of an Architectural Review for the Demolition of the Vacant 5,860 Square-Foot Commercial Building and Construction of a new Mixed-Use Project. The Project Includes a 4,027 Square Foot Commercial Building and 17 Dwelling Units (Flats and Townhouses). Parking for the Project is Provided in a Basement. The Applicant Also Requests Approval of a Design Enhancement Exception to Allow the Basement to Encroach Into the Required Rear Yard Setback Below Grade. Environmental Assessment: A Mitigated Negative Declaration was circulated on March 6, 2017 and the comment period will end on April 7, 2017. Zoning Districts: CS and RM-30. For more Information, Contact Project Planner Sheldon Ah Sing at



6. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 744-748 San Antonio Avenue [15PLN-00314]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Major Architectural Review to Allow the Demolition of Two Existing Commercial/Office Buildings at 744 and 748 San Antonio Avenue and Construction of Two, Five-Story Hotels (Courtyard by Marriott with 151 rooms and AC by Marriott with 143 rooms). The Site Will Include Surface and Two Levels of Basement Parking. Environmental Assessment: A Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) has Been Prepared Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Public Comment Period for the DEIR is From March 27, 2017 to May 10, 2017. Zoning District: CS. For More Information, Contact Sheldon Ah Sing at



7. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 2555 Park Boulevard [17PLN-00064]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Architectural Review of a Minor Project to Allow Design Changes to Exterior Materials and Architectural Features of a Previously Approved Project to Construct a 23,269 sf Three-story Office Building with One Level of Below-grade Parking. Environmental Assessment: Environmental Impact Report was Certified and Statement of Overriding Considerations was Adopted on June 1, 2015. Zoning District: CC(2) District. For More Information, Contact the Project Planner Phillip Brennan at

Approval of Minutes

8. March 16, 2017 Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes

Subcommittee Items

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements


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