The applicant is requesting Coastal Permit approval to demolish existing improvements and construct the following: (1) a 792-square-foot single-family residence with an attached 384-square-foot studio; (2) a 600-square-foot attached Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU); and (3) a 276-square-foot carport on a developed lot in Inverness. The proposed development would result in 1,776 square feet of development and a floor area ratio (FAR) of 2 percent on the 87,220-square-foot (2.13 acre) lot. The proposed residence would reach a maximum height of 16 feet above surrounding grade. Exterior walls would have the following setbacks: 14 feet from the southern side property line; 96 feet from the northern side property line; and more than 100 feet from all other property lines. Other site improvements entailed in the proposed development include a new septic system, removal of three Bay Laurel trees, widening of the existing gravel driveway to 16 feet, and site grading and other improvement.
Coastal Permit approval is required pursuant to Section 22.56.055.B of Marin County Development Interim Code, because the project involves the following: (1) expansion of the existing residence and exterior physical improvements; and (2) construction of a new septic system.