Needham Design Review (P3867) - County of Marin

Community Development Agency


Main Component of the Project

Residential Addition/Accessory Structure


45 Stirrup Lane, Novato
Assessor's Parcel: 146-020-11



Project Planner

Erin Yattaw


RiAnne Johnson

Project Description

The applicant requests Design Review approval to construct a new 896 square foot garage on a developed lot in Novato. It appears the 896 square feet of proposed development would result in a floor area ratio of 22 percent on the 21,344 square foot lot. It appears the proposed building would reach a maximum height of 15 feet, 8 inches above surrounding grade and the exterior walls would have the following setbacks: 46 feet from the eastern front property line; 90 feet from the northern side property line; 10 feet from the southern side property line; 15 feet from the western rear property line.

Design Review approval is required pursuant to Marin County Code Section 22.42.020.B because the project entails constructing a detached accessory structure within the minimum required setbacks and the total floor area on the property including the proposed development would exceed 3,500 square feet.

Zoning:  A2-B3 (Agriculture Limited, minimum lot size 200,000 square feet)
Countywide Plan Designation: R1 (Low Density Residential) & SF4 (Rural/Residential)
Community Plan: N/A

Most Recent Project Plans

Needham Project Plans 12.22.22