Norton and Brown Coastal Permit (P4009) - County of Marin

Community Development Agency


Main Component of the Project

Lot Modification


215 Birch Road, Bolinas
Assessor's Parcel: 192-172-27, -15, -07


Merits Review

Project Planner

Immanuel Bereket


Mary G. Brown and John Norton
415-706-3304 and 415-298-1762

Project Description

The applicant is requesting a Coastal Permit approval to merge three contiguous properties identified as Assessor’s Parcel Numbers (APN) 192-172-07, 192-172-15 and 192-172-27 in the unincorporated area of Bolinas, CA. The lots are described below:

Assessor's Parcel Number Street Address Existing Area
192-172-07, (historic lots 946 through 950) Vacant lot along Birch Road, Bolinas 10,000 sq. ft.
192-172-15, (historic lots 969 and 970) Vacant lot along Cedar Avenue, Bolinas 4,000 sq. ft.
192-172-27, (historic lots 951 through 964, lots 971 through 974, lots 980 through 984, inclusive) 215 Birch Road, Bolinas 26,000 sq. ft.

The property identified as APN 192-172-27 is developed with a single-family residence and detached accessory structures, while APN192-172-07 and 192-172-15 are vacant. All three parcels would be merged to create a new lot.

Coastal Permit approval is required pursuant to Marin County Local Coastal Program, Implementation Section 22.68.030 because the project entails new development in the Coastal Zone as defined in Article VIII, Chapter 22.130.D, Development.

Zoning: C-RA-B2 (Coastal, Residential Agriculture District)
Countywide Plan Designation: C-SF5 (Coastal, Single-Family, 1-2 units per acre)
Community Plan: Bolinas Community Plan

Public Notice

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