Thompson Lot Line Adjustment (14-0183)/Design Review for Bldg A (14-0181)/Design Review for Bldg B (14-0182)

Community Development Agency

Summary

Main Component of the Project

Single-family Residence - New

Location

3 vacant lots on Sacramento Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Parcel Numbers: 177-171-03, 177-172-09, and 177-172-10

Status

Merits Review

Project Planner

Curtis Havel
415-473-2755
chavel@marincounty.org

Applicant

Paul Thompson
415-456-8972

Project Description

NOTE: The description of the buildings has been updated.

The applicant is proposing to abandon the Sacramento Avenue public right-of-way, adjust the lot lines between two legal lots of record, and construction of two new single family residences.

The Lot Line Adjustment proposes the following modifications to the subject lots:

Assessor’s Parcel Number Proposed Site Address Existing Area Proposed Area
177-172-09*
(Building B)
183 Sacramento Avenue 16,638 sq. ft. 43,271 sq. ft.
177-171-03 and 177-172-10
(Building A)
187 Sacramento Avenue 74,676 sq. ft. 48,043 sq. ft.
* LLA Exhibit mislabeled to reference APN 177-172-10

The applicant is currently pursuing a Right-of-Way abandonment for a portion of Sacramento Avenue from the eastern portion of APN 177-172-09 to where Sacramento Avenue joins Pasadena Avenue adjacent to APNS 177-172-10 and 177-171-03.

Building A
Building A is designed to be a two-story building with 4,116 square feet of building area (includes the 804 square foot garage) and would result in an 7.4 percent floor area ratio on a 48,043 square foot lot. The proposed residence would reach a maximum height of approximately 32 feet 7 inches above natural grade (approximately 29 feet from finished grade along the exterior of the structure) and would be located the following distances from corresponding property lines: 50-feet, 1-inch from the northern front property line; 18-feet, 7-inches from the eastern side property line; 132-feet, 4-inches from the western side property line; and 114-feet, 7-inches from the southern rear property line. Additional project features include landscaping, concrete patios, concrete retaining walls varying in height from approximately 5 feet to 14 feet, a concrete driveway, an asphalt drive with a “Y-Turn” space and a fire truck turnaround that would be shared with Building B.

Building B
Building B is designed to be a two-story building with 4,254 square feet of building area (includes 865 square foot garage) and would result in a 8.6 percent floor area ratio on a 43,271 square foot lot. The proposed residence would reach a maximum height of approximately 29 32 feet from natural grade (27 feet 6 inches from finished grade along the exterior of the structure) and would be located the following distances from corresponding property lines: 43-feet, 1-inch from the northern front property line; 77-feet, 11-inches the eastern side property line; 19-feet, 8-inches from the western side property line; and 130-feet. 9-inches from the southern rear property line. Additional project features include landscaping, a stone entry, concrete stairs, concrete patios, concrete retaining walls varying in height from 4 feet to 14 feet, a concrete driveway, and asphalt drive with a fire truck turnaround that would be shared with Building A.

Zoning: R1:B2 (Residential, Single Family, 10,000 square feet minimum lot size).
Countywide Plan Designation: SF5 (Single Family Residential, 2-4 lots per acre)
Community Plan (if applicable): N/A

Most Recent Project Plans

Plans for the Lot Line Adjustment 5/26/2015
Plans for House A 8/24/2015
Plans for House B 8/24/2015

Public Notice

View the Public Notice

Public Hearings

TitleDateLocationDocuments
Planning Commission Public Hearing11/09/15
03:00 PM

3501 Civic Center Drive #328
San Rafael, CA 94903