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File #: 19-0761   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Passed
Meeting Body: Planning Commission
On agenda: 9/9/2019
Title: CONTINUED FROM AUGUST 12, 2019 AND AUGUST 26, 2019. Proposed Project: MAJOR MOFFETT PARK DESIGN REVIEW PERMIT: to construct a new four-story 123,595 s.f. office building and associated site improvements resulting in a 47% FAR Location: 1389 Moffett Park Drive (APN: 110-37-002) File #: 2018-8050 Zoning: MP-I (Moffett Park Industrial) Applicant / Owner: RMW Architecture & Interiors (applicant) / WP Carey & Harvest Properties, Inc. (owner) Environmental Review: Mitigated Negative Declaration Project Planner: Ryan Kuchenig, 408-730-7431, rkuchenig@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Vicinity and Noticing Map, 2. Project Data Table, 3. Recommended Findings, 4. Standard Requirements and Recommended COAs, 5. Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study, 6. Site and Architectural Plans, 7. Applicant’s Responses to Study Session Comments, 8. Supplemental Information and Renderings, 9. Staff Presentation 20190909 (19-0761)
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
CONTINUED FROM AUGUST 12, 2019 AND AUGUST 26, 2019.
Proposed Project:
MAJOR MOFFETT PARK DESIGN REVIEW PERMIT: to construct a new four-story 123,595 s.f. office building and associated site improvements resulting in a 47% FAR
Location: 1389 Moffett Park Drive (APN: 110-37-002)
File #: 2018-8050
Zoning: MP-I (Moffett Park Industrial)
Applicant / Owner: RMW Architecture & Interiors (applicant) / WP Carey & Harvest Properties, Inc. (owner)
Environmental Review: Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Planner: Ryan Kuchenig, 408-730-7431, rkuchenig@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
General Plan: Moffett Park Specific Plan
Existing Site Conditions: Two-story R&D Office Building
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Baylands Park across Caribbean Drive
South: Office across Moffett Park Drive
East: Baylands Park across Caribbean Drive
West: Office
Issues: Floor Area Ratio
Staff Recommendation: Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approve the Major Moffett Park Design Review Permit with the Conditions of Approval in Attachment 4.

BACKGROUND
Description of Proposed Project
The project includes the demolition of the existing two-story, approximately 92,000 square foot industrial office building and construction of an approximately 123,595 square foot 4-story office building. The subject property is situated at the corner of Caribbean Drive and Moffett Park Drive. The site is zoned Moffett Park Industrial (MP-I). The requested overall FAR of the project is 47% and will be designed as LEED Gold.

Major Moffett Park Design Review Permit: The site is zoned Moffett Park-Industrial (MP-I), which permits office, commercial and industrial developments by right at a standard FAR up to 35%. Per SMC 19.29.090, a Major Moffett Park Design Review (MP-DR) is required for site and architectural review of all permitted uses that request development above the standard FAR. The project is considered a Tier IV proj...

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