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File #: 1821-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Evening Public Hearing/Appeal Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Title: First Street Apartments II Project - New 50-unit Apartment Complex on 1.7 Acres at 2611 and 2617 First Street
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - NapaSan Conditions, 3. ATCH 2 - Initial Study, 4. ATCH 3 - April 18, 2019 Planning Commission Minutes Excerpts and Late Communications, 5. ATCH 4 - June 20, 2019 Planning Commission Staff Report and Draft Minutes Excerpts, 6. ATCH 5 - Plan Drawings, 7. ATCH 6 - Traffic Engineer Responses
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Community Development Director

Prepared By: Michael Allen, Senior Planner

First Street Apartments II Project - New 50-unit Apartment Complex on 1.7 Acres at 2611 and 2617 First Street


Adopt a resolution approving a Design Review Permit for the First Street Apartments II at 2611 and 2617 First Street (APNs: 004-081-002 & 004-081-003) (PL18-0111) and determining that the potential environmental effects of the actions authorized by this Resolution were adequately analyzed by a previous CEQA action.


The Applicant, Napa One LP, is requesting a Design Review Permit to construct a 50-unit apartment complex on two properties located at 2611 and 2617 First Street. A Lot Merger (subject to Staff approval) is also requested to merge the two parcels. The 50 units would be contained within three 3-story buildings. The mix of unit types is 11 one-bedroom units (490 square feet), 35 two-bedroom units (734 square feet and 765 square feet) and four three-bedroom units (1,034 square feet). Parking would be provided for 98 vehicles with 25 spaces located in garages, 25 spaces located under carports, and 48 open spaces located along the perimeter of the site.


This project was originally approved by the City Council on October 21, 2014 after recommendation by the Planning Commission (File No PL13-0020). Although the Applicant subsequently submitted a building permit application and improvement plans, the permits were never issued and the Design Review Permit expired on October 12, 2016. The Applicant is now ready to proceed with the project and has submitted this new application for approval.


The project site is comprised of a vacant 1.1-acre parcel and an adjacent 0.62-acre parcel containing two single family residences and accessory structures which will be demolished. A large oak tree ...

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