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File #: 18-0488   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Passed
Meeting Body: Planning Commission
On agenda: 7/23/2018
Title: Proposed Project: Rezone - Change the zoning from R-1 (Low Density Residential) to R-0 (Low Density Residential) for two lots. File #: 2018-7309 Location: 932 Eleanor Way and 1358 Hampton Drive (APNs: 313-01-033, 313-01-034) Zoning: R-1 Applicant / Owner: Cyrus Fakhari (applicant and owner) Environmental Review: The project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3). Project Planner: Sh?tal Divatia, (408) 730-7637, sdivatia@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Not Used - Reserved for Report to City Council, 2. Applicant's Rezone Request, 3. Vicinity and Noticing Map, 4. General Plan Map of Site and Vicinity, 5. Zoning Map of Site and Vicinity, 6. Aerial View of Site and Neighborhood, 7. Draft Rezone Ordinance, 8. 1996 Raynor Park Rezone Boundary Map, 9. Recommended Findings, 10. Staff Presentation 20180723 (18-0488).pdf
Related files: 18-0679
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Project: Rezone - Change the zoning from R-1 (Low Density Residential) to R-0 (Low Density Residential) for two lots.
File #: 2018-7309
Location: 932 Eleanor Way and 1358 Hampton Drive (APNs: 313-01-033, 313-01-034)
Zoning: R-1
Applicant / Owner: Cyrus Fakhari (applicant and owner)
Environmental Review: The project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3).
Project Planner: Sh?tal Divatia, (408) 730-7637, sdivatia@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
General Plan: Residential Low Density
Existing Site Conditions: Two single family lots with a single-family home on each lot.
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Single family homes (across Eleanor Way)
South: Single family home
East: Single family homes
West: Single family homes (across Hampton Drive)
Issues: Preservation of a large lot single-family neighborhood
Staff Recommendation: Planning Commission recommend to City Council: Determine the project is exempt from CEQA and deny the request to rezone the two parcels.

BACKGROUND
The project consists of two single family residential lots located in Sunnyvale's Raynor Park neighborhood. This neighborhood can generally be identified as the area bound by El Camino Real on the north, Wolfe Road on the west, Marion Drive on the south and Peterson Middle School on the east. Much of this neighborhood was created and developed in the 1940s as part of Santa Clara County and was annexed to Sunnyvale in 1970s. This neighborhood has a distinct character with larger lots zoned R-1 on the eastern side of the project sites and smaller R-0-zoned lots on the western side. There is an absence of sidewalks and a mix of single family home styles. The two subject lots are at the end of a block and abut an R-0 zoning district (on the south and west sides) and the R-1 district on north and east sides (see maps in Attachments 2, 4 and 5).

Although many Raynor Park l...

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