406 E 3rd Avenue Mixed-Use SPAR

PA18-043 Rendering 3-7-19

Project Description

  • The project consists of the demolition of the existing on-site structures and parking facilities, removal of all on-site trees and three (3) street trees, grading and excavation for a two (2) level underground parking garage, and the construction of a new four (4) story office and residential building with 25 residential units and 103,731 square feet of offices.
  • The project also proposes ground-level open space adjacent to sidewalks, third-floor balconies, and fourth-floor residential rooftop open space.
  • The project also includes a density bonus request pursuant to Government Code section 65915 for a 35% density bonus by providing 11% below market-rate (BMR) units.
  • The project includes two (2) concession requests: 1) to allow a 119,605 square-foot floor area, and 2) to allow 16 tandem parking spaces to serve the office use.

Project Update

  • On May 28, 2019, by a vote of 3-1, the Planning Commission approved the Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR) for construction of a new mixed-use building, Site Development Planning Application (SDPA) for tree removal, and Tentative Parcel Map to merge four lots into one lot.
  • An Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, which identifies and discusses potential environmental impacts caused by the project and proposed mitigation measures to eliminate any potentially significant impacts.

Related Documents


Applicant Information

Michael Field
Windy Hill Property Ventures
530 Emerson St., Suite 150
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 847-1537

City Contact Information

Rendell Bustos
Associate Planner
(650) 522-7211