The applicant is requesting Conditional Use Permit to allow the proposed tenant, O’Reilly Auto Parts, to provide ancillary auto repair/maintenance services in conjunction with the primary use, which is retails services of auto parts. O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, as secondary use, would like to provide ancillary services such as check engine light testing, battery testing, wiper blade and light bulb installation, and other minor auto services. These ancillary services are proposed to occur in the shared parking lot.
The property is governed by the Marin County Code Planned Commercial (Chapter 22.12, Table 2-6, new auto parts sales) and the Marin City USA Master Plan (PC94-142). Retail sales and uses are allowed by-right; however, auto maintenance services require a conditional use permit under the Master Plan. Therefore, Conditional Use Permit approval is required pursuant to the Marin City USA Master Plan (PC94-142), which requires a use permit for auto maintenance services under Section 5.2.11 (Vehicle/equipment sales and services: Automobile parts).
Zoning: CP (Planned Commercial)
Countywide Plan Designation: GC (General Commercial)
Community Plan (if applicable): Marin City Community Plan