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File #: 18-1085   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: Zoning Administrator Hearing
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Title: File #: 2018-7598 Location: 1135 E. Arques Ave. (APN: 205-24-009) Applicant / Owner: Kurious Design Solutions / Chen Family LP Proposed Project: USE PERMIT: To allow an interactive team training facility (Escape Room) within an existing industrial building, installation of associated site improvements and a parking adjustment to the minimum parking requirements. Reason for Permit: A Use Permit is required for recreation and enrichment uses in the M-S/POA Zoning District. Project Planner: Cindy Hom, (408) 730-7411, chom@sunnyvale.ca.gov Issues: Parking Recommendation: Approve with conditions
Attachments: 1. Vicinity and Noticing Map, 2. Recommended Findings, 3. Recommended Conditions of Approval, 4. Site and Architectural Plans, 5. Comment Letter
REPORT TO THE ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
Title
File #: 2018-7598
Location: 1135 E. Arques Ave. (APN: 205-24-009)
Applicant / Owner: Kurious Design Solutions / Chen Family LP
Proposed Project:
USE PERMIT: To allow an interactive team training facility (Escape Room) within an existing industrial building, installation of associated site improvements and a parking adjustment to the minimum parking requirements.
Reason for Permit: A Use Permit is required for recreation and enrichment uses in the M-S/POA Zoning District.
Project Planner: Cindy Hom, (408) 730-7411, chom@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Issues: Parking
Recommendation: Approve with conditions

Report
BACKGROUND
The project was continued from the December 13, 2018 Zoning Administrator hearing to provide additional time to satisfy Fire Department requirements for emergency vehicle access.

The project is situated on a 1.02-acre site, developed with a 15,594-square foot one-story industrial office building and various site improvements, located immediately east of the intersection at E. Arques and Santa Trinita Avenue. The Sunnyvale General Plan designates the site as Industrial and zoned as Industrial and Service (M-S) with the Places of Assembly (POA) Combining District. Surrounding lands uses includes other industrial and professional office buildings to the north, west and south and quasi-public and commercial uses to east. The permit history for the subject site is summarized below:

Previous Planning Projects related to the Subject Application:
* Site and architectural approval for the building was granted in 1971.
* Miscellaneous Plan Permit approval for site signage approved in 2001
Yes
Neighborhood Preservation Complaint
None
Deviations from Standard Zoning Requirements
None



PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The applicant is requesting a Use Permit to allow for the operation of a 9,248-square foot recreation and enrichment facility. The project consists of minor interior tenant improvements and a parking adjustment to a...

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