Architectural Review Board


June 6th, 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. 1700 & 1730 Embarcadero Road [18PLN-00186]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Site and Design Review, and Design Enhancement Exception to Allow the Demolition of an Existing 18,000 Square Foot Vacant Restaurant Building and a 15,700 Square Foot Audi Service Building and the Construction of a Two-Story 84,900 Square Foot Automobile Dealership That Combines two Brands (Mercedes/Audi). The Applicant has Also Requested Zoning Amendment to Change the Zoning of the Site From CS(D) and PC to CS(D)(AD), and Design Enhancement Exception (DEE) for Build-to-Line Setbacks. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated for Public Comment From March 15, 2019 to April 22, 2019. Zoning Districts: CS(D) & PC-4846. For More Information Contact the Project Planner Emily Foley at efoley@m-group.us.

 

 

3. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 375 University Avenue [19PLN-00103]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Major Architectural Review to Allow the Renovation of an Existing Approximately 13,000 Square Foot Restaurant Building (Former Cheesecake Factory). 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 (GF)(P) (Downtown Commercial With Ground Floor Retail and Pedestrian Overlays). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Sheldon Ah Sing at sahsing@mgroup.us.

 

 

Approval of Minutes

4. Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes for April 4, 2019.

5. Draft Architectural Review Board Meeting Minutes for April 18, 2019.

Subcommittee Items

6. 180 El Camino Real [18PLN-00265]: Subcommittee Review of a Previously Approved Project That was Conditioned to Return With Project Changes Related to Increase Pedestrian Pathways, Outdoor Seating, and Reduce Signage Sizes. Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Guideline Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). Zoning District: CC (Community Commercial District). For More Information Contact the Project Planner Samuel Gutierrez at Samuel.Gutierrez@cityofpaloalto.org.

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements 

Adjournment

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