The applicant requests Design Review approval to construct a new 4,524 square foot single-family residence and a 727 square foot detached accessory structure (garage) on a developed lot in San Rafael. The 5,216 square feet of proposed development would result in a floor area ratio of 13.9 percent on the 34,089 square foot lot.
The proposed residence would reach a maximum height of 30 feet above surrounding grade and the exterior walls would have the following setbacks: 30 feet from the western front property line; 20 feet from the northern side property line; 24 feet, 8 inches from the southern side property line; 119 feet, 1.5 inches from the eastern rear property line.
The proposed garage would reach a maximum height of 14 feet above surrounding grade and the exterior walls would have the following setbacks: 25 feet from the western front property line; more than 70 feet from the northern side property line; 15 feet from the southern side property line; more than 100 feet from the eastern rear property line.
Additionally, the applicant requests Tree Removal Permit approval to remove three Heritage Coast live oaks, two measure 24 inches in diameter at breast height (dbh) and one is 18 inches dbh.
Design Review approval is required because the project entails the construction of a residence that contains more than 3,500 square feet of floor area pursuant to Section 22.42.020.B of the Marin County Code. Tree Removal Permit approval is required for the removal of Heritage Trees pursuant to Chapter 22.62 of the Marin County Code
Zoning: R1-B4 (Residential, Single-Family, 1 acre minimum lot area)
Countywide Plan Designation: SF3 (Single-Family, 1 unit/1-5 acres)
Community Plan (if applicable): N/A