Architectural Review Board


July 13th, 2017

 

Call to Order / Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions, and Deletions

City Official Report

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

Action Items

2. 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 to 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 I 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 Phillip.Brennan@cityofpaloalto.org

 

 

3. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 1545 Alma Street [16PLN-00283]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Major Architectural Review to Allow an Addition to an Existing Single-Family Residence and Construction of two Additional Units on a 10,000 Square Foot lot. The Project Also Requests a Design Enhancement Exception for Driveway Width and Distance From the Adjacent Property. Environmental Assessment: The Project is Exempt from CEQA per Guideline Section 15303 (New Construction). Zoning District: RM-15 (Low Density Multiple-Family Residence District). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Sheldon Ah Sing at sahsing@m-group.us

 

 

4. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 480 Lytton Avenue [17PLN-00052]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Major Architectural Review to Allow for Interior and Exterior Modifications to an Existing 6,222 Square Foot Commercial Building, Including a new Facade, Roof, Replacement of all Windows, Landscaping, new Trash Enclosure, and Improvements to the Existing Parking Lot. Environmental Assessment: Exempt From the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in Accordance With Guideline Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). Zoning District: CD-C(P). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Adam Peterson at APeterson@m-group.us

 

 

5. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. Charleston-Arastradero Corridor Complete Streets and Green Infrastructure Project (17PLN-00128): Recommendation on Staff’s Request for Approval of a Major Architectural Review of a Planting Plan in Conjunction With the Charleston-Arastradero Corridor Complete Streets and Green Infrastructure Project. The proposal spans 2.3 miles from Miranda Avenue to Fabian Way on Charleston Road and Arastradero Road. The Concept Plan for the Project Was Previously Approved by City Council on September 28, 2015. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration IS/MND Was Prepared in Conjunction With the Concept Plan Approval in 2015. For More Information Contact the Project Engineer Valerie Tam at valerie.tam@cityofpaloalto.org.

Approval of Minutes

6. June 1, 2017 and June 15, 2017 Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes.

Subcommittee Items

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements

Adjournment

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