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December 24, 2013 This meeting has been cancelled.

December 10, 2013

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ITEM 1
STUDY SESSION
PA13-058 CLASSICS AT SAN MATEO PRE-APPLICATION
, preliminary review for the demolition of existing structures and major landscaping on site (including heritage trees) and the construction of a new 36,202 square feet, four story residential development with 27 units at 106, 110, & 120 Tilton Avenue, San Mateo.  APN 032-311-120 and 130.  The project site is 33,450 square feet located on Tilton Avenue between North San Mateo Drive and North El Camino Real.  The surrounding uses include single-family residences to the west, multi-family residential uses to the north and south, and medical office use to the east.  The project site is zoned R5 (Multiple-Family Dwellings – High Density).  Additional information is available on the What's Happening page at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=2681.

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Historical Report by ARG dated August 5, 2005
Attachment 3:
    Part A - Archaeological Survey Report
    Part B - Extended Phase I Testing Report
    Part C - Archaeological Monitoring Plan
Attachment 4: Project Description and Affordable Housing Memo
Attachment 5: Preliminary Residential Data Form
Attachment 6: Reduced Project Plans: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Attachment 7: Preliminary Green Point Rated Checklist
Attachment 8: Sample Findings
Attachment 9: Preliminary List of Applicable City Policies
Attachment 10: Neighborhood Meeting Summary
Attachment 11: Public Comments

November 26, 2013 This meeting has been cancelled

November 12, 2013
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ITEM 1
STUDY SESSION
PA13-047 AVALON MOTEL REDEVELOPMENT PRE-APPLICATION,
preliminary review for demolition of the existing Avalon Motel and construction of 12 two-story and 30 three-story residential townhomes with attached garages totaling 92,910 square feet; 220 N. Bayshore Blvd.  APN: 033-101-160.  The project site is approximately 2.13 acres and located on the east side of Highway 101 in the Shoreview Planning Area.  The project site is zoned R4 (Multiple Family Dwellings High Density).  More information regarding this project is available on our What's Happening in Development section at: http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=2651 .

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Location Map
Attachment 2: Historic Evaluation
Attachment 3: Sample Findings for Approval
Attachment 4: Neighborhood Meeting Minutes
Attachment 5: Public Comment Letter 1 and 2
Attachment 6: Project Data Form
Attachment 7: Reduced Project Plans
Attachment 8: Applicable General Plan Elements and Policies


October 22, 2013 This meeting has been cancelled

October 8, 2013

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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 12-009 BARNESON TOWNHOMES,
construction of seven two-story multi-family townhome units, with two-car garages, on a vacant paved lot, 10 Barneson Avenue (APN 034-383-370).
Required Approvals:
  1. Environmental Clearance (Categorical Exemption Section 15332, In-Fill Development);
  2. Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for the construction of seven residential multi-family units on a vacant paved lot;
  3. Site Development Planning Application (SDP) for the removal of seven trees (one Pear, one Sycamore, and five Pepper Trees); and
  4. Vesting Tentative Map to subdivide the parcel into seven condominium units.
The project site is approximately 19,342 square feet in area.  The project site is located adjacent to the corner property located at the northwest intersection of El Camino Real and Barneson Avenue.  The site is generally bounded by a mix of land uses such as residential to the north, office to the west, fast food to the south, and residential to the west.  The project site is zoned Multiple Family Dwellings (R3). Additional information can be found on the What's Happening page: http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=1328

Administrative Report
Findings for Approval
Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Project Plans
Attachment 3: Project Data Form
Attachment 4: Design Review Report
Attachment 5: Arborist Report
Attachment 6: Green Point Rated Checklist


ITEM 2
STUDY SESSION
PA 13-044 CENTRAL PARK SOUTH  PRE-APPLICATION
, preliminary review for demolition of existing structures and development of a 33,400 square foot four-story office building and a 77,800 square foot four-story residential building with 60 units, 885 South El Camino Real and 15, 25 and 31 9th Avenue, San Mateo; (APNs: 034-200-130, 034-200-140, 034-200-150 and 034-200-220).

The project site is approximately 1.84 acres, located at the northeastern corner of South El Camino Real and 9th Avenue, bounded by South El Camino Real to the west, Central Park to the north and 9th Avenue to the south.  The project site is zoned E2-1 (Executive Offices) and R6-D (Multiple Family Dwellings Downtown). Additional information can be found on our What's Happening page http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=2649

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Project Plans
Attachment 3: Project Description
Attachment 4: SPAR Site Development Planning
Attachment 5: Applicable General Plan Elements, Policies and Downtown Area Plan Policies
Attachment 6A: Central Park South Multi-Family Data Form
Attachment 6B: Central Park South Commercial Data Form
Attachment 7: CALGreen Checklist - residential
Attachment 7B: LEED
Attachment 7C: CALGreen Checklist - non-residential
Attachment 8: Historical Resources Evaluation
Attachment 9: Neighborhood Meeting Summary Final
Attachment 10: Public Comments


September 24, 2013
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PA 13-031 KIMOCHI RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY., Conversion of a 34-bed facility into a 14-bed residential care facility for the elderly.  453 N. San Mateo Dr., (APN: 032-173-620).  Additional information about this project is available on this website at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=2650.
Required Approvals:
  1. Categorical Exemption section 15301(e) minor addition to existing facility
  2. Site Plan & Architectural Review (SPAR) for an 279 square feet addition to the one-story building, modification of the parking lot, and planting of new landscaping (including two new street trees)
  3. Site Development Permit (SDP) for the removal of major landscaping (including the removal of a 13” Cajeput tree and a heritage street tree that are in poor health)
  4. Special Use Permit (SUP) for a 14-bed residential care facility for the elderly

The project site is approximately 14,917 square foot in size.  The project site is located at the southwestern corner of the intersection of North San Mateo Drive and East Bellevue Avenue.  The site is generally bounded by a mix of residential, office, and commercial uses to the east, south, and north and single-family and multi-family residential uses to the west. The project site is zoned R4 (Multiple Family Dwelling-High Density).

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Data Form
Attachment 3: Project Plans
Attachment 4: Applicant Letter
Attachment 5: Arborist Report


September 10, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA13-042 FORMER BORDER BOOKS & MUSIC STORE SITE
Appeal of the following based on an appeal by the applicant, 2925 South El Camino Real.  The project site is comprised of one parcel of approximately 2.26 acres containing a former retail building of approximately 25,482 square feet located on the east side of El Camino Real across from the Hillsdale Shopping Center.  The project site is zoned TOD (Transit Oriented Development) and the General Plan land use designation is Transit Oriented Development. Additional information is available on our website at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=2633

  1. Categorical Exemption CEQA Section 15270(a)/15301(a)
  2. Appeal of the following Zoning Administrator determinations that:
    1. Proposed uses are nonconforming; and
    2. That previous nonconforming use has been discontinued with regard to the following applications:
      1. Building Permit for Michaels;
      2. Business Tax Certificate for Michaels;
      3. Business Tax Cerficate for Gator Bob Sales;
      4. Business Tax Cerficate Renewal for Spirit Halloween Superstores

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Reduced Project Plans: Demolition Floor Plan, Demolition Site Plan, Exterior Elevations, Add'l Exterior Elevations, Fixture Plan Site Specific Plan (SSP), Overall Ceiling Plan, Overall Floor Plan, Site Plan, Title Sheet
Attachment 3: May 6, 2013 Building Decision Regarding Permit Application for Michaels BD2013-245860
Attachment 4: Denial of City Business Tax Certificate on June 27, 2013 Regarding Business Tax Certificate Application #B68264 New Application for Michaels
Attachment 5: Denial of City Business Tax Certificate on April 12, 2013 Regarding Business Tax Certificate Application #67987 Gator Bob Sales
Attachment 6: Denial of City Business Tax Certificate onJune 27, 2013 Regarding Business Tax Certificate #B66897 Renewal for Spirit Halloween Superstores LLC
Attachment 7: Neighborhood Meeting Notice for June 13, 2013
Attachment 8: Neighborhood Meeting Minutes for June 13, 2013
Attachment 9: Appeal Form and Applicant/Appellant's Letter and Information dated July 3, 2013
  1. Appeal of Decisions Made by the Zoning Administrator
  2. July 3, 2013 Letter DLA Piper to the City of San Mateo Planning Commission
  3. Environmental Information Form
  4. Title Report
  5. Neighborhood Notification 5-30-12
  6. Declaration of Ruben Martinez 
  7. Temporary Lease Agreement Books Holding & Spirit Halloween
  8. Spirit Halloween Annual Sales Report 2011
  9. Declaration of Rick Greene, Final SSP for Lease
  10. Notice of Denial to Charles Sonsteby 6-27-13
  11. Notice of Denial to Steven Silverstein 6-27-13
  12. Nick Georgakopoulos Tenant Improvement Building Permit #245860 5-16-13
  13. Notice of Denial to Kevin Collins 4-12-13
  14. Appeal of Decisions Made by the Zoning Administrator 4-18-13
  15. Letter from Stubbs Leone to DLA Piper and Solomon Saltsman Jamieson 2-21-13
  16. Email from Matt Slevin to Ron Munekawa 5-13-13
  17. Email from Matt Covington to Shawn Mason, Gabrielle Whelan, Lisa Grote, Stephen Scott 3-4-13
  18. DLA Piper LLC to Gabrielle Whelan 2-21-13
  19. DLA Piper LLC to Gabrielle Whelan 2-11-13
  20. Email from Gabrielle Whelan to Linda Bernhardt 12-21-12
  21. Email from Cecilia Quick to Gabrielle Whelan
  22. CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) Ad for 2925 So El Camino Real
  23. DLA Piper Memo to FILE from Linda Bernhardt 1-31-13
  24. DLA Piper Memo to FILE from Ryan Leaderman 2-6-13
  25. Chapter 3 Objectives - Transit Oriented Development
  26. Building Permit SP2012-243821
  27. Chapter 5 Land Use and Zoning - Transit Oriented Development
  28. Letter to Marilou Collins from Ron Munekawa 2-12-13
  29. Business Tax Certificate for Gator Bob Sales 1-30-13
  30. Business Tax Certificate for Gator Bob Sales 3-12-13
  31. Email from Matt Covington to Shawn Mason 3-22-13
  32. Letter from Greenberg Traurig to Stephen Scott 5-1-12
  33. Letter from Loeb & Loeb to Stephen Scott 8-12-11
  34. Ground Lease California Jockey Club and Borders
  35. Recorded Assignment of Ground Lease
Attachment 10: Letter from DLA Piper to City of San Mateo Planning Commission 8-20-13
Attachment 11: Letter from Lance Weibye, Vice President of Development for Michaels 8-21-13
Attachment 12: Public Comments
Attachment 13: TOD District, Section 27.90 of the San Mateo Municipal Zoning Code
Attachment 14: Nonconforming Building and Uses, Section 27.72 of the San Mateo Municipal Zoning Code
Attachment 15: Matt Slevin email notice to Neighborhood Meeting Attendees 6-26-13
Attachment 16: Email from Ron Munekawa to Linda Bernhardt 4-23-13
Attachment 17: Letter from Linda Bernhardt 1-16-13 to Gabrielle Whelan

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June 11, 2013
 
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 11-012 MI RANCHO MARKET
- The project consists of the demolition of the former Blu and White Laundry building, and the construction of a new two-story, approximately 12,500 sq ft building with 25 on-site parking spaces and relocation of an on-street loading zone. The applicant proposes to relocate the current Mi Rancho Market from across the street to the new building.  The project includes proposed easement dedications to the City and Mi Rancho. Project location: 80 North B Street (APNs: 032-323-140, -150, -160, -310) and City owned parcel (APN: 032-323-330).  Additional information on this project is available on our What's Happening page http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2616.

  1. Mitigated Negative Declaration to Assess Environmental Impacts.
  2. Site Plan and Architectural Review for the construction of a new two-story building with on-site parking, landscaping, relocation of an on-street loading zone, and easement dedications.

The project site is comprised of multiple parcels totaling approximately 23,000 sq ft. The site is located in downtown San Mateo and is generally bounded by Tilton Avenue to the north, Railroad Avenue to the east, First Avenue to the south, and South B Street to the west.  The surrounding context includes commercial and multifamily residential uses to the north, east and west; and commercial uses to the south.  Additionally, the Downtown Caltrain Station and San Mateo Creek are located south of the project site.  The project site is zoned C1-2/R5 (Neighborhood Commercial with a High-Density Residential Overlay). 

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Data Sheet and Project Plans
Attachment 3: Administrative Report and Minutes of Planning Commission Study Session January 2011
Attachment 4: Appraisal Report
Attachment 5: Applicant Letter
Attachment 6: LEED Checklist
Attachment 7: Design Review, pg 1, pg 2 by Larry Cannon
Attachment 8: Traffic Impact Analysis by Hexagon Transportation Consultants
Attachment 9: Arborist Report, part 1, part 2
Attachment 10: Phase I Analysis
Attachment 11: Water Board Letters: 1, 2, 3
Attachment 12: Fish and Game email
Attachment 13: Air Quality/Green House Gas by Illingworth and Rodkins
Attachment 14: Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study
Attachment 15: Response to Public Comments
Attachment 16: Public Comments



May 28, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 13-023 BAY MEADOWS PHASE II DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ANNUAL REVIEW #7
, Annual review of the Bay Meadows Phase II Development Agreement. The project site is located at 2600 S. Delaware St. (APNs: 040-030-250, -260, -280, -290, -310, -320, -330, -340, -350, -360, -370, -380, -390 & -400).
The Bay Meadows Phase II Development Agreement Annual Review is the 7th annual review by the Planning Commission of the compliance of the owner (as defined in the Development Agreement) with the terms and conditions of the Development Agreement.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW: None required (Not considered a project subject to CEQA)

The project site is approximately 83 acres. The project 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 Event Center on the north, Caltrain rail corridor on the west, and the McLellan Avenue single family residential area on the south. The project site is zoned BMSP (Bay Meadows Specific Plan).

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Development Agreement
Attachment 2: Annual Review Matrix 2013
Attachment 3: Acceptance Maps
Attachment 4: Construction Newsletter April 2013

ITEM 2
STUDY SESSION
PA 13-014 HILLSDALE SHOPPING CENTER NORTH BLOCK RECONFIGURATION PRE-APPLICATION
, preliminary review for the renovation of the structures in the North Block of Hillsdale Shopping Center to include; replacing Sears with Target and several smaller retail/restaurant outlets fronting on 31st Ave, relocating the Food Court to the retail bridge above 31st Ave and creating an outdoor dining terrace, replacing Cost Plus with a luxury cinema, a new retail pad at 31st Ave and El Camino Real, streetscape improvements to 31st Ave and reconfiguration of and landscape improvements to the parking areas, resulting in a net addition of approximately 23,029 gross floor area; 60 31st Avenue, San Mateo, APN: 039-490-170.

The project site is 12.5 acres located on the northern block of the Hillsdale Shopping Center, bounded by 31st Ave to the south, S. El Camino Real to the east; Edison St to the north, and residential uses to the west. The project site is zoned C2-2/Q5 (Regional Community Commercial/Sub-Area A of the Qualified Overlay District 5).

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Project Plans
Attachment 2: Commercial Data Form
Attachment 3: SPAR Q5 Special Use Permit Findings
Attachment 4: Green Building Matrix
Attachment 5: Plans and Policies
Attachment 6: Neighborhood Meeting Summary
Attachment 7: Public Comments


May 14, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 13-024 Station Park Green Development Agreement Annual Review #1
, Annual review of the Station Park Green Development Agreement. The project site is located at 1700 S. Delaware Street (APNs: 035-200-180 and 035-200-060).

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Annual review by the Planning Commission of the compliance of the property owner with the terms and conditions of the Development Agreement.

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

The property is an approximately 12 acre site and is located at the northwest corner of Concar and South Delaware Street.  The property is designated Transit Oriented Development in the City’s General Plan and is zoned Transit Oriented Development.

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Resolution
Attachment 1(a): Letter from Arjax
Attachment 1(b): Development Agreement Annual Review Matrix
Attachment 2: Signed Development Agreement


ITEM 2
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 13-025 92 and Delaware Office (Hines) Development Agreement Annual Review #1
, Annual review of the 92 and Delaware Office (Hines) Development Agreement. 1830 South Delaware Street and 470 Concar Drive (APN 035-201-020 and 035-202 -010)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Annual review by the Planning Commission of the compliance of the property owner with the terms and conditions of the Development Agreement.

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

The property is comprised of two parcels and is located at the southwest corner of Concar and South Delaware Street.  The property is designated Transit Oriented Development in the City’s General Plan and is zoned Transit Oriented Development.

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Resolution
Attachment 1(a): Development Agreement Review Memo
Attachment 1(b): Development Agreement Review Matrix
Attachment 2: Signed Development Agreement


April 23, 2013 This meeting has been cancelled
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April 9, 2013

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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA12-060 LIM SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING DESIGN REVIEW (SFDDR) PLANNING APPLICATION.  Appeal of a Zoning Administrator decision approving the construction of a second-story addition to an existing one-story single-family dwelling.  The proposed project includes the construction of a 109 sq ft first-story addition and a 639.5 sq ft second-story addition to an existing one-story residence at 313 Midvale Avenue.  The project site is 6,716 sq ft and is zoned R1-B (single-family dwelling).  More information can be found on http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=2590.

A.    Categorically Exempt-Class 1 §15301, Existing Facilities
B.    Single Family Dwelling Design Review (SFDDR)


March 26, 2013

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March 12, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 12-065 BOSWORTH RESIDENCE
; Demolition of two existing single family residential units and construction of a new single family home; 3 and 7 Greenfield Court (APNs: 042-251-250 & 042-251-260).  Additional information on this project is available at the following webpage: http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2552.

  1. Mitigated Negative Declaration to Assess Environmental Impacts.
  2. Special Use Permit for the demolition (substantial removal) of two existing single family residences.
  3. Single Family Residential Design Review for the construction of a new single family residence.
  4. Site Development Permit (for removal of 8 Heritage coast live oak and 2 pittosporum trees, site development on a slope of 15 percent or greater, and site grading on a hillside).
  5. Tentative Parcel Map to merge two existing parcels into a single 1.194 acre parcel.

The project site is comprised of two parcels totaling 1.194 acres located on the northern side of Greenfield Court near its intersection with Greenfield Avenue. The project site is zoned R1B (One-Family Dwellings “B”) and the General Plan land use designation is Single Family Residential. 

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Location Map
Attachment 2: Reduced Project Plans
Attachment 3: Data Form
Attachment 4: Arborist Report and Tree Inventory, Kielty Arborist Services
Attachment 5: Letter from Lea & Braze Engineering
Attachment 6: Geotechnical Report
Attachment 7: Design Review Comments
Attachment 8: Green Point Rated Checklist
Attachment 9: Public Comments on the Mitigated Negative Declaration
Attachment 10: Responses to Comments on the Initial Study - Mitigated Negative Declaration

ITEM 2
PUBLIC HEARING
PA 12-053 California Water Service Bayshore District Office Building
; Construction of an approximately 18,184 sq. ft. two-story office building to replace existing offices and storage buildings for California Water (Cal Water) located at 341 & 345 N. Delaware Street (APN 032-204-240). The environmental documents on this project are available at the following webpage: http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=1935.

  1. Negative Declaration to assess environmental impacts.
  2. Special Use Permit for physical alterations to an existing public utility land use in a residential zone district.
  3. Site Plan & Architectural Review for demolition and construction of a new office building for Cal Water Service Company.
  4. Site Development Permit for the removal of 8 trees.
  5. Fence Exception to allow a 7 ft. tall wood fence in a required side yard.  

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 site is zoned R3 (Multiple Family Dwellings) and the General Plan land use designation is “Utilities”.  The existing SamTrans bus stop is proposed to be relocated approximately 100 ft. to the south on Delaware Street.

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Project Data Form
Attachment 3: Summary of project revisions
Attachment 4: Final Design Review Letter
Attachment 5: Planning Commission Study Session Minutes June 26, 2012
Attachment 6: Public Comments
Attachment 7: Response to Public Comments on the Negative Declaration


February 26, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA13-007 Delaware Street Easement Vacation
.  Vacation of a portion of County-owned easement along the western side of Delaware Avenue, adjacent to 2090 Delaware Street (APN035-320-450)

Planning Commission review of a proposed street vacation at 2090 So. Delaware Street for conformity with the General Plan.  This is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act.  No action is being taken.  The Planning Commission is merely reporting on General Plan conformance to the City Council.

Administrative Report
Planning Commission Resolution
Plat Map

ITEM 2
PUBLIC HEARING
PA12-054 St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School Expansion Master Plan
.  A Master Plan for development of additional school facilities including classrooms and gymnasium at 16 Baldwin Avenue.  Expansion of the existing building located at 15 - 2nd Avenue to include pre-school uses.  The project involves a long term increase to a total of 375 students and 50 staff.  Additional information on this project is available at the following webpage: http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2400.
  1. Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration.
  2. Site Plan and Architectural Review of new school facilities and addition to and renovation of existing buildings.
  3. Special Use Permit (SUP) for Off-Site Parking.
  4. Site Development Permit for Grading and Tree Removal.

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Project Plans A, Project Plans B
Attachment 3: Data Form
Attachment 4: LEED Forms A, LEED Forms B
Attachment 5: Minutes from the Planning Commission
 
February 12, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA10-015 SUHL Site Development Permit
.  Legalization of the importation and grading of backfill soil material into the rear yard of a single-family dwelling property at 493 Edgewood Road (APN031-052-250).  More information regarding this project is available in our What's Happening section at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=2548.

Negative Declaration to assess potential environmental impacts of the project.
Site Development Permit for grading.

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Initial Study and Negative Declaration, Project Plans
Attachment 2: Vicinity Map
Attachment 3: Letters: Gary Hsu PEJ Yang
Attachment 4: Michael Strambi, Photos
Attachment 5: Questions from Commissioner Moran

ITEM 2
PUBLIC HEARING
PA11-072 San Mateo Executive Park
.  The project includes the demolition of an existing ≈ 9,000 sq ft vacant building and construction of an ≈ 100,000 sq ft three-story office building at an existing office park complex located at 3000-3155 Clearview Way.  An above-grade five-level parking garage is also proposed.  Major vegetation including, but not limited to, 39 heritage trees are proposed for removal.  Replacement trees are proposed.  (APN041-361-120, -130).  More information regarding this project is available in our What's Happening section at http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?NID=1298.

Negative Declaration to assess potential environmental impacts of the project.
Site Plan & Architectural Review for construction of a new office building and parking garage.
Site Development Permit for grading and removal of heritage trees and major vegetation.
Vesting Tentative Map to create separate parcels for each building on the property.

The project site is ≈ 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)

Administrative Report
Exhibit A: Findings for Approval
Exhibit B: Conditions of Approval
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Project Data Form
Attachment 3: Final Design Review Letter
Attachment 4: Planning Commission Minutes from July 10, 2012 Study Session
Attachment 5: Public Comments A, B, C
Attachment 6: Response to Comments on the Negative Declaration

January 23, 2013 (Wednesday)
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA12-038 KENT PARCEL MAP
.  Lot split of an existing parcel to create one 26,350 sq ft parcel and one 10,940 sq ft parcel at 50 Clark Drive, APN032-063-230.  The project site is approximately 37,290 square feet (0.856 acres) and is located on the north side of Clark Drive between El Camino Real and Hurlingham Avenue.  The site is zoned R1-A.

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Zoning Administrator Decision with Conditions of Approval
Attachment 2: Letter of Appeal
Attachment 3: Vicinity Map of parcel
Attachment 4: Tentative Vesting Map after parcel split
Attachment 5: Communication received prior to Zoning Administrator Decision
Attachment 6: Staff Response to Comments

ITEM 2
STUDY SESSION
PA12-024 ESPRESSO LANE DRIVE-THROUGH COFFEE KIOSK
.  Demolition of an existing gas station building, canopy, and fuel pumps.  Construction of a 492 square foot drive-through coffee kiosk, parking, and landscape improvements. The property is approximately 13,810 square feet and is located at the northwest corner of South El Camino Real and West 20th Avenue.  The property is designated Regional Community Commercial/High Density Multi-family in the City's General Plan and is zoned C2-2/R4 (Regional Community Commercial/High Density Multi-Family with a Floor Area Ratio of 2.0).

Administrative Report
Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Reduced Project Plans
Attachment 3: Draft Data Sheet
Attachment 4: SPAR and SUP Findings
Attachment 5: General Plan and El Camino Real Master Plan - Applicable Goals & Policies
Attachment 6: Transportation Analysis by Hexagon Transportation Consultants

January 8, 2013
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ITEM 1
PUBLIC HEARING
PA12-040 DRAPER UNIVERSITY AND THE COLLECTIVE ENTREPRENEURS CLUB
for the reuse of three existing buildings (including two historic buildings), establish a private school use and ground floor office use (aka Collective Entrepreneurs Club), and includes physical alterations to the buildings and properties.  The project also includes modifications to the public access walkways (including the Benjamin Franklin Court, located between E. Third Ave and E. Fourth Ave) with changes to landscaping and removal of trees.  The project site is comprised of: Benjamin Franklin Hotel Building: 36-44 E. Third Avenue (APN's: 034-143-240, 280, 290), Fourth Avenue Office Building: 37 E. Fourth Avenue (APN: 034-143-230); Collective Building: 51-65 E. Third Avenue (APN's: 034-142-030, 080), and publically accessible walkways including the Benjamin Franklin Court.

  1. Mitigated Negative Declaration
  2. Site Plan & Architectural Review (SPAR) for exterior modifications to buildings & sites.
  3. Development Permit (SDP) for removal of major vegetation including 11 trees
  4. Downtown Economic Development Permit for the establishment of a private post secondary educational school use and ground floor office use with the downtown required retail frontage area.
 
The project site is comprised of multiple parcels totaling approximately 57,466 sq. ft.  The project site is located in downtown San Mateo and is generally bounded by Second Avenue and Mills Medical Center to the north, So San Mateo Drive and downtown commercial uses to the east, E. Fourth Avenue and commercial uses to the south, and S. El Camino Real with office and residential uses to the west.  The project site is zoned CBD (Central Business District).

Administrative Report 
Exhibit A:  Findings for Approval
Exhibit B:  Conditions of Approval 

Attachment 1: Vicinity Map
Attachment 2: Data Sheets
Attachment 3: Plans 
Pages 1-10 
Pages 11-20 
Pages 21-30 
Pages 31-40 
Pages 41-50 
Pages 51-60 
Pages 61-71
Attachment 4: Planning Commission Minutes for October 23, 2012
Attachment 5a: Public Works' Memo
Attachment 5b: Applicant Bike Parking Exhibit
Attachment 6: Applicant Notes from Neighborhood Meeting
Attachment 7: Applicant Notes from DSMA Open Forum
Attachment 8a: Applicant Program Description
Attachment 8b: Applicant Economic Benefits Summary
Attachment 9: AECOM Sales Tax Analysis
Attachment 10: Letter from Astaria regarding storefront colors
Attachment 11: Design Review by Architectural Resources Group
Attachment 12: Parking Analysis and TDM Plan by Nelson/Nygaard
Attachment 13: Office Use Memo by Nelson/Nygaard
Attachment 14a: Mitigated Negative Declaration
Attachment 14b: Initial Study
Attachment 15: Response to Public Comments
Attachment 16: Public Comments 






























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