866 Viewridge Drive

Project Description

  • Demolition and replacement of one-story single-family residence and attached two-car garage, with a single-story 2,606 sq. ft. single-family residence with a 430 sq. ft. attached two-car garage. 
  • This project was originally approved in 2019 (PA2016-074). Compared to the prior approval, the current project reduces the size of the structure by a cumulative 1,354 sq. ft. by increasing the side and rear yard setbacks.
  • Entitlements required: 
    • Special Use Permit (SUP) – for the demolition of an existing single-family residence (*approved in prior application PA2016-074)
    • Single-Family Design Review (SFDDR) – for the construction of a new residence
    • Site Development Planning Application (SDPA) – for construction within the setback of a slope exceeding 25% 

Project Update

  • Prior Planning Approval PA2016-074
    • Planning Application filed on August 18, 2016
    • Approved on June 26, 2018 by the Planning Commission (4-1 vote) 
    • Appeal filed on July 6, 2018. Plans revised by the Applicant and repeal rejected on the basis that the Planning Commission must re-review and take action on the revised plans.
    • Revised project approved by the Planning Commission on October 19, 2019 (4-0 vote) for a 3,951 sq. ft. one-story, single-family house with an attached 641 sq. ft. three-car garage. 
  • Current Planning Application PA2022-080
    • Applied October 27, 2022 
    • Project undergoing internal review

Related Documents


  • Planning Commission: Meeting Materials - October 22, 2019
  • Planning Commission: Meeting Materials – June 26, 2018
  • Planning Commission: Video – June 26, 2018
  • The applicant held an informal neighborhood meeting on June 30, 2016  

Applicant Information

Jack Chu, JC Design Associates Inc.
210 Industrial Road #209
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 486-0550

City Contact Information

Laura Richstone
Associate Planner
(650) 522-7205