The applicant is requesting Coastal Permit and Design Review approval to demolish an existing 1,136-square-foot residence and construct a new 2,223-square-foot residence on a developed lot in Inverness. The 2,223 square feet of proposed development would result in a floor area ratio of 17 percent on the 131,772-square-foot lot. The proposed residence would reach a maximum height of 24 feet 10 inches above surrounding grade. Exterior walls of the principal residence would have the following setbacks: 46 feet 5 inches from the north front property line; 291 feet from the west side property line; 269 feet from the east side property line; 119 feet from the south rear property line. Other site improvements entailed in the proposed development include retaining walls that would reach a maximum height of 12 feet above grade.
Coastal Permit and Design Review approval is required pursuant to Sections 22.42.020, 22.56.040.A & F, and 22.56.055 of Marin County Development Code and Interim Code, because the project involves the following: (1) demolition of an existing principal residence; (2) construction of a new residence and exterior physical improvements; (3) construction of a new septic system; and (4) construction of retaining walls over a height of 6 feet.
Zoning: C-RSP-0.3 (Coastal, Residential Single Family Planned, 1 unit/3 acres)
Countywide Plan Designation: C-SF3 (Coastal Single-family, 1 unit/1-5 acres)
Community Plan (if applicable): Inverness Community Plan