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File #: 18-0984   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Passed
Meeting Body: Planning Commission
On agenda: 2/11/2019
Title: Proposed Project: Related applications on a 16.82-acre site: SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: Demolish seven existing industrial buildings, two commercial buildings, and construct a new mixed-use project. Project consists of a three-to-five-story apartment/commercial building with a wrapped seven-level parking structure (including one underground level); two two-to-seven-story condominium buildings above podium parking structures; and 20 two-to-three-story townhome buildings with individual garages. Residential: 741 total units (412 rental /329 ownership) at a density of 44 du/ac. Commercial: 1,500 sq. ft. on the ground floor of the apartment building. Publicly-Accessible, Privately-Owned Open Space: 2.3 acres VESTING TENTATIVE MAP: Create two lots for condominium purposes (and associated common areas) and one lot for the apartments/commercial space. Location: 1155-1175 Aster Avenue (APNs: 213-01-032; 213-01-033; 213-01-034) File #: 2018-7513 Applicant / Owner: Olympic Residential Group / ...
Attachments: 1. Vicinity and Noticing Map, 2. Project Data Table, 3. Recommended Findings, 4. Standard Requirements, Recommended Conditions of Approval, and LSAP Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP), 5. Site and Architectural Plans, 6. Deviations Exhibit and Drone Views, 7. CEQA Checklist for Lawrence Station Area Plan (LSAP) EIR Compliance, 8. Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA), 9. Link to RTC 18-0259 (LSAP Housing Study Preferred Alternative), 10. Public Correspondence, 11. Staff Presentation 20180211 (2018-7513)
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION

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Proposed Project: Related applications on a 16.82-acre site:
SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: Demolish seven existing industrial buildings, two commercial buildings, and construct a new mixed-use project. Project consists of a three-to-five-story apartment/commercial building with a wrapped seven-level parking structure (including one underground level); two two-to-seven-story condominium buildings above podium parking structures; and 20 two-to-three-story townhome buildings with individual garages.
Residential: 741 total units (412 rental /329 ownership) at a density of 44 du/ac.
Commercial: 1,500 sq. ft. on the ground floor of the apartment building.
Publicly-Accessible, Privately-Owned Open Space: 2.3 acres
VESTING TENTATIVE MAP: Create two lots for condominium purposes (and associated common areas) and one lot for the apartments/commercial space.
Location: 1155-1175 Aster Avenue (APNs: 213-01-032; 213-01-033; 213-01-034)
File #: 2018-7513
Applicant / Owner: Olympic Residential Group / JJ & W LLC
Environmental Review: No additional review required as per CEQA Guidelines 15168(c)(2) and (4) - environmental impacts of the project are addressed in the Lawrence Station Area Plan (LSAP) Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR).
Project Planner: George Schroeder, (408) 730-7443, gschroeder@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF

General Plan: Lawrence Station Area Plan- Transit Mixed-Use (TMU)
Specific Plan: Lawrence Station Area Plan (LSAP)
Zoning: MXD-III (Flexible-Mixed Use III)
Existing Site Conditions: Building materials manufacturing and storage with retail sales buildings.
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Industrial/office/research and development (R&D) across the Caltrain railroad tracks
South: Multi-family residential (townhomes)
East: Multi-family residential (apartments) across Lawrence Expressway (in the City of Santa Clara)
West: Multi-family residential (apartments)
Issues: Height and distance between main build...

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