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File #: 1732-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Public Hearing/Appeal Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/8/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 3/5/2019 Final action:
Title: Golden Gate Village Townhomes Project - 17 Residential Units on 0.86 Acres at 2431 Imola Avenue
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Draft Resolution, 2. ATCH 2 - Feb 7 PC Staff Report and Draft Min Excerpts
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Community Development Director

Prepared By: Jose Cortez, Assistant Planner

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Golden Gate Village Townhomes Project - 17 Residential Units on 0.86 Acres at 2431 Imola Avenue

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Adopt a resolution approving a two-year extension to a previously approved Design Review Permit, Variances (VA-1 and VA-2) and Tentative Subdivision Map for the Golden Gate Village Townhomes and determining that the actions authorized by this Resolution are exempt from the requirements of CEQA.

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DISCUSSION:
The Applicant, Beaubien Investment Group, requests an extension of the previously approved Golden Gate Village Tentative Map, Design Review Permit and Variances (VA-1 and VA-2) (PL04-0246) for a period of two years. The Applicant requests a time extension in order to have sufficient time to submit for building permits and work out various technical issues that were encountered during the improvement plan stage.
When the entitlements for this project were originally approved in 2005, the project proposed to develop 17 one-bedroom townhomes on a 37,455 square foot (0.86-acre) parcel at 2431 Imola Avenue West. The approved project consisted of five two-story buildings clustered around an interior motor court in the northern portion of the site, and a 13-space common parking area located in the narrow panhandle portion of the property fronting Golden Gate Drive. Each of the 17 units included one-bedroom with a single-car garage. As designed, the project required approval of two variances to allow encroachments into the required yard and setback areas.
In 2014, the Applicant requested amendments to the previously approved Design Review Permit in order to convert all 17 units from one-bedroom, two-story units to two-bedroom, three-story units and to increase the peak roof height of the buildings approximately 10 ft. (from 27 ft. 8 in. to 36 ft. 3/4 in.), eli...

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