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File #: 18-0602   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Passed
Meeting Body: Planning Commission
On agenda: 7/23/2018
Title: Proposed Project: DESIGN REVIEW to allow a new two-story, single-family home resulting in 5,480 square feet (3,957 square feet living area, 825 square feet garage, and a 698 square feet attached ADU) and (59%) floor area ratio. The FAR without the ADU is 51%. Existing home to be demolished. Location: 1441 Norman Drive (APN: 313-14-041) File #: 2018-7190 Zoning: R-1 (Low Density Residential) Applicant / Owner: Team2 Architecture + Design, Shilpa Pathare (applicant) / Nirmal Sharma Trustee & et al (owner) Environmental Review: A Class 3 Categorical Exemption relieves this project from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) provisions. Class 3(a) Categorical Exemptions includes construction of one-single family residence in a residential zone. Project Planner: Teresa Zarrin, (408) 730-7429, tzarrin@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Vicinity and Noticing Map, 2. Project Data Table, 3. Raynor Park (R-1 Only) FAR Data Table, 4. Raynor Park (R-1 Only) High FAR Properties, 5. Raynor Park (R-1 Only) Homes 27-29 ft. in Height, 6. Recommended Findings, 7. Recommended Conditions of Approval, 8. Site and Architectural Plans, 9. Staff Presentation 20180723 (18-0602).pdf
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Project: DESIGN REVIEW to allow a new two-story, single-family home resulting in 5,480 square feet (3,957 square feet living area, 825 square feet garage, and a 698 square feet attached ADU) and (59%) floor area ratio. The FAR without the ADU is 51%. Existing home to be demolished.
Location: 1441 Norman Drive (APN: 313-14-041)
File #: 2018-7190
Zoning: R-1 (Low Density Residential)
Applicant / Owner: Team2 Architecture + Design, Shilpa Pathare (applicant) / Nirmal Sharma Trustee & et al (owner)
Environmental Review: A Class 3 Categorical Exemption relieves this project from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) provisions. Class 3(a) Categorical Exemptions includes construction of one-single family residence in a residential zone.
Project Planner: Teresa Zarrin, (408) 730-7429, tzarrin@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF

General Plan: Low-Density Residential
Existing Site Conditions: One-Story Single Family Residence
Surrounding Land Uses
North: One-Story Single Family Residence
South: One-Story Single Family Residence
East: One-Story Single Family Residence
West: One-Story Single Family Residence
Issues: Neighborhood Compatibility, Floor Area Ratio, Compliance with Single-Family Home Design Techniques
Staff Recommendation: Approve the Design Review with the Conditions of Approval in Attachment 7.


BACKGROUND

Description of Proposed Project
The project site is .2135 acres (9,300 square feet) in size and is currently developed with a single-story, single family home. The applicant requests to demolish the existing home and construct a new two-story single-family home resulting in 5,480 square feet and 59% floor area ratio (FAR). The project includes an attached, two-story, 698-square foot accessory dwelling unit (ADU) and an 825-square foot garage (three-car with one tandem space).

A design review is required for construction of a new house to evaluate compliance with the City's develo...

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