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File #: 18-1055   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Failed
Meeting Body: Planning Commission
On agenda: 3/11/2019
Title: Proposed Project: Related applications on an 8.8-acre site: SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: To construct 58 single-family homes, including requests to deviate from setback and FAR requirements/standards. TENTATIVE MAP: To subdivide one parcel into 61 lots including 58 single family lots, a private street, a remainder common lot, and lot for a 2-acre public park. Location: 1142 Dahlia Court (commonly referred to as the Corn Palace) - bound by Dahlia Drive, Toyon Avenue, Lily Avenue and Lawrence Expressway. (APN: 213-12-001) File #: 2017-7451 Zoning: R-1.5/PD Applicant / Owner: Trumark Homes/Francia Family Living Trust, Gabriel Francia, Trustee (applicant /owner) Environmental Review: Adopt a resolution to make findings required by CEQA, certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program Project Planner: Sh?tal Divatia, (408) 730-7637, sdivatia@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Site, Vicinity and Public Notice Mailing Map, 2. Project Data Tables, 3. Resolution, Findings, Overriding Considerations, 4. Findings Special Dev Permit & Tentative Map, 5. Recommended Conditions of Approval, 6. Link to Final EIR & Draft EIR, 7. Errata to the Draft EIR, 8. Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, 9. Letter from Applicant, 10. Letter from Neighbor, 11. Illustration of R-1.5 and Proposed Lot Sizes and Setbacks, 12. Proposed Site and Architectural Plans and Tentative Map, 13. Staff Presentation 20190311 (18-1055)
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Project: Related applications on an 8.8-acre site:
SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: To construct 58 single-family homes, including requests to deviate from setback and FAR requirements/standards.
TENTATIVE MAP: To subdivide one parcel into 61 lots including 58 single family lots, a private street, a remainder common lot, and lot for a 2-acre public park.
Location: 1142 Dahlia Court (commonly referred to as the Corn Palace) - bound by Dahlia Drive, Toyon Avenue, Lily Avenue and Lawrence Expressway.
(APN: 213-12-001)
File #: 2017-7451
Zoning: R-1.5/PD
Applicant / Owner: Trumark Homes/Francia Family Living Trust, Gabriel Francia, Trustee (applicant /owner)
Environmental Review: Adopt a resolution to make findings required by CEQA, certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program
Project Planner: Sh?tal Divatia, (408) 730-7637, sdivatia@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Existing Site Conditions: Vacant land, a vacated produce stand and associated parking, three dwelling units and three outbuildings.
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Single family homes across Dahlia Drive and Dahlia Court
South: Single family homes across Lily Avenue
East: Single family homes across Lawrence Expressway in the City of Santa Clara
West: Single family homes across Toyon Avenue
Issues: Loss of a potential Heritage Resource (family-owned farmland), traffic, Floor Area Ratio (house size), setbacks, and potential construction noise.
Staff Recommendation:
a. Adopt a Resolution to Certify the Environmental Impact Report;
b. Make the Findings required by the California Environmental Quality Act; and,
c. Adopt the Statement of Overriding Consideration and Mitigation Monitoring Report Program.
d. Make the Findings for the Special Development Permit, and Vesting Map, and;
e. Deny the requested deviations for reduced setbacks and Floor Area Rat...

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