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File #: 18-0940   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 11/13/2018
Title: Proposed Project: General Plan Amendment (GPA) Initiation to consider an amendment to the Peery Park Specific Plan (PPSP) to increase the office/industrial development capacity and allow housing on the 10 parcels in the PPSP-Industrial Edge (IE) zoning district totaling 29.3 acres. Locations: 400-840 W. California Avenue (165-26-009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014, 016, 018, 019, 020) File #: 2018-7576 Applicant / Owner: Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill LLP (applicant) / Steelwave LLC (owner) Environmental Review: The project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378 (a). Project Planner: Amber Blizinski, 408-730-2723, ablizinski@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Report to Planning Commission 18-0787, 10/22/18, 2. Applicant's General Plan Initiation Request, 3. General Plan and Zoning Land Use Vicinity Maps, 4. Map of the Moffett Federal Airfield over the PPSP Area, 5. Land Use and Transportation Element Changing Conditions Map, 6. Map of the Peery Park Housing Opportunity Areas, 7. Applicant's Conceptual Development Plans, 8. Noticing Map, 9. Public Comment Letter, 10. Excerpt of PC Action Summary Minutes of 10/22/18, 11. Supplemental Materials (Excerpt of Draft Planning Commission Minutes 10/22/18), 12. 18-0940 Staff Presentation to Council
Related files: 18-0787
REPORT TO CITY COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Project: General Plan Amendment (GPA) Initiation to consider an amendment to the Peery Park Specific Plan (PPSP) to increase the office/industrial development capacity and allow housing on the 10 parcels in the PPSP-Industrial Edge (IE) zoning district totaling 29.3 acres.
Locations: 400-840 W. California Avenue (165-26-009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014, 016, 018, 019, 020)
File #: 2018-7576
Applicant / Owner: Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill LLP (applicant) / Steelwave LLC (owner)
Environmental Review: The project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378 (a).
Project Planner: Amber Blizinski, 408-730-2723, ablizinski@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
SUMMARY OF COMMISSION ACTION
The Planning Commission considered this item on October 22, 2018. Six members of the public spoke on the item; the minutes can be found in Attachments 10 and 11.

At the hearing, staff provided the Planning Commission with the following PPSP-related information that was received after the completion of the report:
* A development application for 888 Ross Drive was received by the Planning Division that proposes to utilize 150,000 sq. ft. of the remaining 151,000 sq. ft. of the PPSP office development capacity.
* That applicant for Ross Drive also submitted a General Plan Amendment Initiation request to study an increase to the development capacity within the PPSP. The request is for an additional 102,968 sq. ft. in addition to the above-mentioned 150,000 sq. ft., of which 101,968 is not currently available in the PPSP development reserve.

The Planning Commission voted 5-0 (with one Commissioner absent and one Commissioner recused based on the project's proximity to owned property) to recommend the following to the City Council: Initiate a General Plan Amendment study to consider an amendment of the Peery Park Specific Plan to study modified development capacity increases and/or modified pro...

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