Hanson Design Review (P1957)

Community Development Agency


Main Component of the Project

Residential Addition/Accessory Structure


545 Atherton Avenue
Novato, CA 94945
Parcel Number: 143-110-93



Project Planner

Lorraine Weiss


Gary Hanson

Project Description

The applicant is are proposing to construct a new detached three-car garage accessory structure on a developed lot in Novato. The proposed development would result in 4,135 square-feet of total building area and 4,367 square-feet of total floor area including the existing primary dwelling on-site, and a floor area ratio of 8.3 percent on the 61,168 square-foot (1.4 acre) lot. The garage would reach a maximum height of 14 feet and 7 inches above existing grade and the exterior walls would have the following setbacks: 273 feet 8 inches from the northern front property line; 58 feet 10 inches from the northwestern side property line; 59 feet 11 inches from the southwestern side property line; and 58 feet 10 inches from the southern rear property line.

Design Review approval is required pursuant to Marin County Code Section 22.42.020.A because the property is located within a Planned Zoning District.

Zoning: A2 (Limited Agriculture, 2 acres minimum lot area)/ARP-2 (Agriculture, Residential Planned, 1 unit/2 acres)
Countywide Plan Designation: SF3 (Single-family, 1 unit/1-5 acre)
Community Plan (if applicable): Green Point Community Plan

Most Recent Project Plans

Hanson Plans

Public Notice

View the Public Notice - This is the Notice and Referral of Planning Application.