Main Component of the Project
New Single Family Residence
126 Atherton Oaks Drive
Novato, CA 94945
Parcel Number: 143-360-31
The applicant requests Design Review and Accessory Dwelling Unit Permit approval to construct a new 5,432-square foot single family residence, and a 1,187-square foot detached accessory dwelling unit on a vacant lot in unincorporated Novato. The proposed development would have a building area of 7,422 square feet and a floor area of 6,882 square feet. Therefore, the proposed development would result in a floor area ratio of 7.8 percent on the 87,399-square foot lot. The proposed single-family residence would reach a maximum height of approximately 39 feet, and the accessory dwelling unit would reach a maximum height of approximately 23 feet above surrounding grade. The single-family residence would have the following distances from the property lines: 60 feet from the northern front property line, greater than 100 feet from the western side property line, 67 feet from the eastern side property line, and 97 feet from the southern rear property line. The accessory dwelling unit would have the following distances from the property lines: 91 feet from the northern front property line, greater than 100 feet from the western side property line, 5 feet from the eastern side property line, and 78 feet from the southern rear property line.
Design Review approval is required because the project is in a planned zoning district An Accessory Dwelling Unit Permit is required because the project entails the construction of a new accessory dwelling unit.
Zoning: ARP-2 (Agriculture, Residential Planned, 1 unit/2 acres)
Countywide Plan Designation: SF3 (Single-family, 1 unit/1-5 acres)
Community Plan (if applicable): Green Point Community Plan