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File #: 1585-2018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Evening Public Hearing/Appeal Status: Passed
File created: 10/2/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Vista Grove Subdivision, a Proposed 27 Lot Residential Subdivision on a 4.9 Acre Property Located at 4455 Linda Vista Avenue
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 -Draft Resolution, 2. ATCH 2 - PC staff report dte 10.4.18 neighbor corres & draft min excerpts, 3. ATCH 3 - Project Description and Plans, 4. ATCH 4 - Communication Received Oct 23, 2018.pdf
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Lark Ferrell, Acting Community Development Director

Prepared By: Michael Allen, Associate Planner

Vista Grove Subdivision, a Proposed 27 Lot Residential Subdivision on a 4.9 Acre Property Located at 4455 Linda Vista Avenue


Adopt a resolution approving a Use Permit, Design Review Permit and Tentative Map for the Vista Grove Subdivision, a subdivision of a 4.9-acre project site into 27 single family lots, located at 4455 Linda Vista Avenue and determining that the actions authorized by this resolution are exempt from CEQA.


The Applicant, Catherine Okimoto, requests approval of a Tentative Map and Design Review Permit to subdivide two parcels totaling 4.9 acres into 27 single-family lots and a Use Permit authorizing use of flag lot development standards for Lots 22 and 23. The proposed lots range in size from 5,000 square feet (0.11 acres) to 8,300 square feet (0.18 acres) and would be accessed off an extension of Winedale Lane, Wine Press Way, and Wine Country Avenue. The existing single-family house would be demolished. The project would complete through-connections for Wine Country Avenue and Winedale Lane and provide a cul-de-sac at the terminus of Wine Press Way.

The 27-unit development proposes a total of six house plan models that range in size from 1,413 to 2,515 square feet, with three models having two different elevations. All models provide three bedrooms with the exception of the home on Lot 24 (Urban Cottage) which provides two bedrooms. Eleven (11) of the proposed houses would include either an attached Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) or a Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (JADU). Two models (Pino Bungalow and California Dreamer) are designed so that the third bedroom could be used as a Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit. Another model (Haystacks) includes a full Accessory Dwelling Unit in addition t...

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