Architectural Review Board

March 7th, 2019


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, and 2) Tentative Future Agenda items.



Action Items

2. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 233 University [18PLN-00344]: Consideration of a Major Architectural Review to Allow for Seismic Rehabilitation of an Existing Single-story Structure, the Addition of a Second-story for Office Use, and Rooftop Terrace. Additional Floor Area Would be Added Using a Seismic Floor Area Bonus and Transferred Development Rights (TDRs). The Project Includes Alterations at the Ground Floor to Provide Pedestrian Amenities. Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in Accordance with CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 (In-fill Development). Zoning District: CD-C(GP) (Commercial Downtown Pedestrian and Ground Flood Combining District Overlay). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Claire Hodgkins at



3. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 180 El Camino Real [18PLN-00265]: Request for Architectural Review and for Pacific Catch Restaurant to Allow for Exterior Facade Improvements to an Existing Tenant Space in Building E at the Stanford Shopping Center. Environmental Assessment: Categorically Exempt from the Provisions of theCalifornia Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guideline Section 15301. Zoning District: CC (Community Commercial District). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Samuel Gutierrez at



4. 375 University Avenue [18PLN-00408]: Request for Preliminary Architectural Review of Facade Improvements and Associated Modifications to the Former Cheesecake Factory Building. Proposed Improvements Include Renovation of the University Avenue Facade, as well as Minor Renovations to the Side and Rear (Alley) Elevations to Remove and Replace Decorative Wall Elements. Environmental Assessment: Not a Project. The Formal Application Will be Subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Review. Zoning District: Downtown Commercial District (CD-C(GF)(P). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Graham Owen at



Approval of Minutes

5. Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes for February 7, 2019.

Subcommittee Items

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements 


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