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    December 18, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-071 501 No San Mateo Market (APN 032-153-140).
      Hearing regarding status of legal non-conforming market located at 501 No San Mateo Drive, in accordance with Section §27.72.030 of the San Mateo Zoning Code.

     

    December 11, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-075 THE CAREY SCHOOL.
      Additions and modifications to an existing school, 2103 Alameda de las Pulgas (One Carey School Lane) (APN 039-040-150/160) and off-site parking at 1900-2000 Alameda de las Pulgas (APN 039-501-130/140).  Additional information regarding Carey School can be found in our What's Happening section at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2461
    • Categorical Exemption (CEQA Section 15314 - Minor Additions to Schools).
    • Special Use Permit modification of existing school including ratification of the existing number of students and staff, and incorporation of summer camp program.
    • Special Use Permit to allow off-site parking.
    • Site Plan & Architectural Review of first-story modifications and second-story additions of approximately 9,409 sq. ft. to existing buildings.


    ITEM 2
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-051 THE NUEVA HIGH SCHOOL
    . Development of a new private high school, 131 E. 28th Avenue (APN 040-030-290).  Additional information regarding Nueva High School can be found in our What's Happening section at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2440.
    • Adoption of Addendum #2 to the Previously Certified Final Environmental Impact Report for the San Mateo Rail Corridor Plan & Bay Meadows Specific Plan Amendment and Previously Certified Final Environmental Impact Report (certified on April 18, 2005 and re-certified on June 6, 2005 and November 7, 2005).
    • Site Plan and Architectural Review for the development of a private high school totaling 134,345 square feet of institutional space plus a 39,300 sq. ft. parking garage.  The garage includs 125 parking spaces, of which 21 are constrained tandem spaces.  Off-site parking for events will be located at the San Mateo Event Center.

     
    November 27, 2012 This meeting has been cancelled
    November 17, 2012
    Planning Commission Field Trip

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    November 13, 2012 This meeting has been cancelled
    October 30, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-071 501 N. San Mateo Market
    .  Public hearing regarding potential termination of legal nonconforming use (market in an R4 zone) at 501 N. San Mateo Drive, in accordance with Municipal Code Sections 27.72.050 and 27.72.052.  Categorically Exempt Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15321(a).

    October 23, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    STUDY SESSION at 5:30 pm Conference Room C
    PA12-042 Water Efficiency Ordinance
    Discussion with California Water Service Company regarding the Mid-Peninsula District Urban Water Management Plan and the 20x2020 Water Conservation Plan.


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    TEM 2
    PUBLIC HEARING PA12-040 DRAPER UNIVERSITY PHASE I
    .  Establish Phase 1 of a new private school in three existing buildings at 36-44 E. Third Avenue ("Benjamin Franklin Hotel"), 37 E. Fourth Avenue, and 51-65 E. Third Avenue ("Collective") and provide improvements in the Benjamin Franklin Court area including new landscaping, trees, pavement, access stairs, & signage.  Project is comprised of three properties zoned CBD (Central Business Dristrict) and a public alley.  Additional information about this project can be found in our What's Happening section of the website:  http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=1321

    Required Approvals:
    1. Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration
    2. Site Plan and Architectural Review for exterior changes to historic building
    3. Site Development Permit for Tree Removal
    4. Downtown Economic Development Permit for School Use 


    October 9, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA11-091 2121 EL CAMINO REAL VESTING TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION MAP AND SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT
    .  Commercial condominium conversion.  APNs: 039-073-490 & -500.

    Required Approvals:
    1. Categorial Exemption (Class 1 §15301(k))
    2. Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map for the creation of seven condominium units and associated common area.
    3. Site Development Permit for the removal of three Monterey Pine trees and two Evergreen Ash trees.

    The project site is approximately 3.37 acres and is located along El Camino Real, 21st Avenue and Palm Avenue.  The project site is zoned C3-1/R4 and C4-1.


    September 27, 2012 Thursday
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    ITEM 1
    STUDY SESSION
    PA12-026 THE CAREY SCHOOL.
      Preliminary review of a proposal which includes first-story modifications and second-story additions (of approximately 6,000 square feet) to existing buildings on The Carey School campus.  Negligible expansion of the existing footprint of the school campus is proposed.  Also requested is ratification of the existing number of faculty and existing student enrollment.  The project site is approximately 96,040 square feet (APN 039-040-160/150).  The Carey School is located at 2103 Alameda de las Pulgas, also known as One Carey School Lane.  The site is zoned R1-B.

     
    September 11, 2012 
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    August 28, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION
    Adoption of Resolution Recommending to the City Council Denial of PA10-060 St Matthew Catholic Parish and School Master Plan
    .  The project includes the construction of an approximately 12,000 sq. ft. school gymnasium and reconfiguration of the existing parking lot to add 108 new parking spaces.

    1. Mitigated Negative Declaration to assess potential environmental impacts of the project;
    2. Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for the design and construction of the gymnasium building and parking areas;
    3. Reclassification of the site to add a Qualified (Q7) overlay zone designation over the existing R1-C zoning for the property to establish development standards for the campus, including the maximum allowed floor area ratio and parking to back out into Notre Dame Avenue;
    4. Special Use Permit (SUP) for the approval of a master plan to regulate uses on the site;
    5. Site Development Permit (SDP) for the removal of major vegetation.

    The property encompasses three parcels and is approximately 310,400 square feet (7.12 acres).  The site is located west of El Camino Real between Notre Dame Avenue and Aragon Blvd.  The property is zoned R1-C.  There is more information on our What's Happening in Development page for St. Matthew's Catholic Parish.


    ITEM 2
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-007 REQUIRED RETAIL, CITY OF SAN MATEO REQUIRED RETAIL FRONTAGE ZONING CODE AMENDMENTS


    1. Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3));
    2. Zoning Code Amendment - Central Business District (CBD) Section 27.38.110 Required Retail Frontage (Planning Commission Resolution No. 2012-5);
    The project location includes various properties within the Required Retail Frontage Area of the City of San Mateo Central Business District.  There is more information on our What's Happening in Development page for this item http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2477.


    August 14, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-033  SLEEP TRAIN LOADING ZONE
    , request for 'dual use' loading zone on E. Fifth Avenue.  Two metered parking spaces are proposed to be used as a loading zone before 10:00 am and would be available for public use as regular metered parking spaces after 10:00 am.  491 S. El Camino Real.  APN: 034-144-220

    1. Categorical Exemption (CEQA Class 1, Section 15301, Existing Facilities - streets).
    2. Site Plan and Architectural Review for the designation of a loading zone on a public street.


    The project site is located in the downtown retail core area as designated in the General Plan and the property is zoned Central Business District (CBD).

    ITEM 2
    PUBLIC HEARING

    PA10-060 ST. MATTHEW'S CATHOLIC PARISH AND SCHOOL MASTER PLAN.  1 Notre Dame Avenue (APN 034-232-340, 350, 370).  The project includes the construction of an approximately 12,000 sq ft school gymnasium and reconfiguration of the existing parking lot to add 108 new parking spaces.

    1. Mitigated Negative Declaration to assess potential environmental impacts of the project;
    2. Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for the design and construction of the gymnasium building and parking areas;
    3. Reclassification of the site to add a Qualified (Q7) overlay zone designation over the existing R1-C zoning for the property to establish development standards for the campus, including the maximum allowed floor area ratio and parking to back out into Notre Dame Avenue;
    4. Special Use Permit (SUP) for the approval of a master plan to regulate uses on the site;
    5. Site Development Permit (SDP) for the removal of major vegetation.


    The property encompasses three parcels and is approximately 310,400 square feet (7.12 acres).  The site is located west of El Camino Real between Notre Dame Avenue and Aragon Blvd.  The property is zoned R1-C.  There is more information on our What's Happening in Development page for St. Matthew's Catholic Parish.

    July 24, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-035 BUILDING KIDZ SCHOOL.
      Consideration of a Special Use Permit Modification to allow an increase in the number of children attending Building Kidz School, a day care to be located at 39 E. 39th Avenue.  A fence height exception is also requested for a newly constructed 8 foot tall wood fence.  APN 240-071-340.  For more information about this project, visit What's Happening in Development?


    Required Approvals:

    1. Categorical Exemption (CEQA Section 15301 - Existing Facilities)
    2. Special Use Permit Modification
    3. Fence Height Exception for a newly constructed 8 foot tall wood fence

    The project site is located in a residential neighborhood off Pacific Avenue.  The lot size is approximately 11,250 square feet and the property is zoned R-1-C (Single Family Dwellings) and R3 (Multi-Family Dwellings).  The site is improved with surface parking and existing structures for the day care and church.  Vehicle access is provided off both 38th and 39th Avenues.


    ITEM 2
    PUBLIC HEARING  This item was moved to August 14, 2012
    PA12-033 SLEEP TRAIN LOADING ZONE.
      Request for a "dual use" loading zone on E. Fifth Avenue.  Two metered parking spaces are proposed to be used as a loading zone before 10am and would be available for public use as regular metered parking spaces after 10am., 487 S El Camino Real (APN034-144-220).


    The project site is located in the downtown retail core area as designated in the General Plan and the property is zoned Central Business District (CBD)


    ITEM 3
    STUDY SESSION
    PA15-042 LANDSCAPE WATER EFFICIENCY ORDINANCE,
    amendment to Municipal Code Title 27 Zoning, City-Wide.  Amendments to the Zoning Code are proposed to bring it into conformance with state law mandating landscape water efficiency standards.

    July 10, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-039 BAY MEADOWS PHASE II DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ANNUAL REVIEW #6
    .  Annual review of the Bay Meadows Phase II Development Agreement.  The project site is located at 2600 S. Delaware St (APN's 040-030-250, -260, -270, -280, -290, -310, -320, -330, -340, -350.  The Bay Meadows Phase II Development Agreement Annual Review is an annual review by the Planning Commission of the compliance of the property owner with the terms & conditions of the Development Agreement.

    ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW:  None required.  (Not considered a project subject to CEQA).

    The project site is approximately 83 acres.  The site is located at the southern terminus of South Delaware Street and is bounded by Saratoga Drive and the Franklin Resources campus on the east, San Mateo County Exposition Center on the north, CalTrain corridor on the west, and the McLellan Avenue single family residential area on the south.  The site is zoned BMSP (Bay Meadows Specific Plan).


    ITEM 2
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA11-087 - 2090 S. DELAWARE STREET APARTMENTS;
    development of 111 residential housing units; 2090 S. Delaware Street.  (APN 035-320-120).  The site is 2.37 acres located on the northwest corner of Delaware Street and Pacific Boulevard, zoned TOD (Transit Oriented Development).  Additional information regarding 2090 S. Delaware Street is available on our What's Happening in Development web page.

    Required Approvals:
    1. Addendum to previously adopted Mitigated Negative Declaration to Assess Environmental Impacts
    2. Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for demolition of the existing commercial structre and construction of 111 apartment units.
    3. Site Development Permit for grading and removal of major vegetation
    4. Vesting Tentative Map for the delineation of 111 residential condominium units and associated common space.
     


    ITEM 3
    STUDY SESSION
    PA11-072 SAN MATEO EXECUTIVE PARK PRE-APPLICATION
    .  Preliminary review of a proposal to demolish an existing 8,956 square foot building and construct a 107,696 square foot office building.  The pre-application also includes construction of a four-story parking garage.  3000-3155 Clearview Way, (APN 041-361-120 and 041-361-130).  The project site is approximately 22 acres and is located adjacent to State Route 92 and the College of San Mateo.  The existing buildings and site improvements are clustered within the existing 12.5 acre developed area.  The General Plan land use designation is Executive Office.  The Zoning District classification for the site is E1-1.0 (Executive Park, 1.0 FAR).  Additional information regarding San Mateo Executive Park is available on our What's Happening in Development web page

    June 26, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    STUDY SESSION
    PA12-023 CAL WATER SERVICE BAYSHORE DISTRICT OFFICE,
    construction of an approximately 18,184 sq ft office building to replace existing offices and storage buildings for Cal Water located at 341 N. Delaware Street (APN 032-204-240).  The project site is approximately 146,778 square feet (3.36 acres) and located on the south side of E. Poplar Avenue between N. Delaware and N. Claremont Streets.  The size is zoned R3.


    June 12, 2012
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    NOTE: No Planning Commission vote will be taken at this meeting.  Meeting will be continued to a date to be determined on the night of June 12, 2012. 

    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA10-060 ST. MATTHEW'S CATHOLIC PARISH AND SCHOOL MASTER PLAN.  1 Notre Dame Avenue (APN 034-232-340, 350, 370).  The project includes the construction of an approximately 12,000 sq ft school gymnasium and reconfiguration of the existing parking lot to add 108 new parking spaces.

    1. Mitigated Negative Declaration to assess potential environmental impacts of the project;
    2. Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for the design and construction of the gymnasium building and parking areas;
    3. Reclassification of the site to add a Qualified (Q7) overlay zone designation over the existing R1-C zoning for the property to establish development standards for the campus, including the maximum allowed floor area ratio and parking to back out into Notre Dame Avenue;
    4. Special Use Permit (SUP) for the approval of a master plan to regulate uses on the site;
    5. Site Development Permit (SDP) for the removal of major vegetation.

    The property encompasses three parcels and is approximately 310, 400 square feet (7.12 acres).  The site is located west of El Camino Real between Notre Dame Avenue and Aragon Blvd.  The property is zoned R1-C.

    May 22, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    STUDY SESSION

    PA12-018 The Nueva High School Pre-Application.  Preliminary review for the establishment of a new private high school for up to 600 students.  Total square footage of the buildings is 134,790 square feet plus 18,220 square feet for the garage; 2600 S. Delaware Street, APN 035-320-390.  The project site is 2.75 acres located on the northeastern block located at South Delaware Street and East 28th Avenue on the Bay Meadows Phase II project site.  The project site is zoned BMSP (Bay Meadows Specific Plan).

    Administrative Report
    Attachment 1: Entitlement History, Map, Table
    Attachment 2: Bay Meadows Phase II Illustrative Plan
    Attachment 3: Project Description
    Attachment 4: SPAR Findings
    Attachment 5: Reduced Project Plans
    Attachment 6: Data Form
    Attachment 7: Nueva HS LEED Checklist
    Attachment 8: Bay Meadows Phase II Design Guidelines and Development Standards
    Attachment 9: List of Design Guidelines Exceptions
    Attachment 10: Public Comments

    ITEM 2
    STUDY SESSION
     
    PA11-086 St. Matthew's Episcopal Church School Expansion Pre-Application.  Preliminary review of the addition of a new 3-story building on the school/church campus that includes a below-grade gymnasium and new classroom space.  The addition of space at the rear of the existing Charles House building that includes pre-school uses.  In addition, the project includes new playground and parking uses at the currently undevelopment corner lot at the northwest corner of 2nd Avenue & El Camino Real.  16 Baldwin Avenue, 15 Second Avenue, & Corner Parcel.  APN 032-313-010, 034-141-020 & 032-313-070.  The property is designated Downtown Retail Core in the City's General Plan and is zoned CBD (Commercial Business District) in the City's zoning code.

    Additional information on these projects is available on our What's Happening Page http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=1176
    May 8, 2012
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    April 24, 2012
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    April 10, 2012 
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    March 27, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    PA12-001 DRAPER UNIVERSITY,
    pre-application for the conversion of the Benjamin Franklin Hotel to a school use, 44 E. Third Avenue. the project consists of the conversion of an existing hotel (aka Benjamin Franklin Hotel) to an entrepreneurial school.  The building is 8 stories with a basement and a penthouse level.  The conceptual proposal includes exterior modifications for a new elevator, storefront changes, and alterations to the rear swimming pool area. (APN: 034-143-280, -290)

    Administrative Report
    Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
    Attachment 2: Project Description - submitted by the Applicant
    Attachment 3: Preliminary Data Sheet
    Attachment 4: Reduced Plans
    Attachment 5: Required Findings
    Attachment 6: Public Comment LettersAdd'l Public Comment Letters
     
    March 13, 2012
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    ITEM 1
    PUBLIC HEARING
    City of San Mateo Pedestrian Master Plan and Modification to the Bicycle Master Plan Zoning Code.  
    • Review and recommendation of the Citywide Pedestrian Master Plan for adoption to the City Council for amendments to the City's Zoning Code and General Plan associated with the City of San Mateo Pedestrian Master Plan; and
    • Review and recommendation of the Bicycle Master Plan Zoning Code modifications to the City Council for adoption.
     
    Pedestrian Master Plan recommended changes to the Zoning Code include modifications to the open space requirements, limint entrance widths, prohibiting parking on sidewalks, restricting vegetation from obstructing the sidewalk, and outdoor seating requirements. 

    Bicycle Master Plan modifications to the Zoning Code include cleaning up and clarifying the distinctions between short-term and long-term bicycle parking spaces.  The City of San Mateo General Plan amendments include an update to the Circulation Element to implement the Citywide Pedestrian Master Plan and Bicycle Master Plan.

    Required Approvals:
    1. Mitigated Negative Declaration to Assess Environmental Impacts of the Pedestrian Master Plan
    2. Pedestrian Master Plan Amendments to the City of San Mateo Zoning Code
    3. Pedestrian Master Plan and Bicycle Master Plan Amendments to the City of San Mateo General Plan
    4. Bicycle Master Plan Amendments to the City of San Mateo Zoning Code
    5. Categorical Exemption of the Bicycle Master Plan Zoning Code Modification

    Administrative Report 

    1. Final Draft Citywide Pedestrian Master Plan 
    2. Response to Planning Commission Comments 
    3. Recommended Pedestrian Master Plan Zoning Code Revision 
    4. Proposed General Plan Circulation Element Amendments 
    5. Pedestrian Master Plan Project Sheets 
    6. Recommended Bicycle Master Plan Appendix B Modifications 
    7. Recommended Bicycle Master Plan Zoning Code Revisions 
    8. Pedestrian Master Plan Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration 
    9. Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Progam 
    10. Planning Commission Resolution No. 2012-1 
    11. Planning Commission Resolution No. 2012-2 
      February 28, 2012
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      ITEM 1
      PUBLIC HEARING
      PA11-056 CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF SAN MATEO COLUMBARIUM SPECIAL USE PERMIT AND SPAR:
       
      • Special Use Permit for the ongoing operation of a religious institution, the established of a 500-niche columbarium and the use of off-site parking.
      • Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for a 230 square foot addition on the south side of an existing church sanctuary building and a 59 square foot enclosure of the current wheelchair access entrance on the north side of the sanctuary. 
       
      The project site is located at 225 Tilton Avenue, APN 032-294-100   

      February 14, 2012
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      ITEM 1
      STUDY SESSION
      PA11-087 - 2090 S. Delaware Street Apartments
      .  Preliminary review for the development of 111 residential housing units.  THe project site is 2.37 acres located on the northwest corner of Delaware Street and Pacific Blvd.  The project site is zoned TOD (Transit Oriented Development).

      • Administrative Report
      • Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
      • Attachment 2: Data Sheet
      • Attachment 3: Green Building Checklist
      • Attachment 4: Reduced Set of Plans
        • A0-0: Cover Sheet, Project Data
        • A0-1: Photos of the site from various angles and directions
        • A1-0: Conceptual Landscape Plans
        • A2-0: Garage Plan, Podium Level Floor Plan, Level 2 Floor Plan, Level 3 Floor Plan, Roof Plan
        • A3-1: Exterior Elevations, Sections Elevations
        • A4-0: Unit Plans
        • L1-0: Conceptual Site Plan
        • L2-0: Conceptual Landscape Plan, Conceptual Plant Palette, Conceptual Plant Imagery
        • L3-0: Conceptual Landscape Details
        • VTM1-7: Vesting Tentative Map, Title Sheet, Existing and Boundary Plan, Preliminary Site Plan, Preliminary Grading & Drainage Plan, Preliminary Utility Plan Cross Sections
      • Shadow Studies
          
      January 24, 2012
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      January 10, 2012
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