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File #: 21-0811   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Passed
Meeting Body: Planning Commission
On agenda: 9/27/2021
Title: Proposed Project: SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: to allow a six-story office building with 153,000 square feet and ground floor retail space with 12,735 square feet, 88,915 square feet of parking and 1,019 square feet of service area, and one level of below grade parking. Location: 300 South Mathilda Avenue (APN: 209-34-019) File #: 2019-7923 Zoning: DSP (Downtown Specific Plan)/Block 18 Applicant / Owner: STC Venture LLC (applicant and owner) Environmental Review: No additional review required as pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15168(c)(2) and (4) - environmental impacts of the project are addressed in the Downtown Specific Plan Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) (State Clearinghouse #2018052020). Project Planner: Aastha Vashist, (408) 730-7458, avashist@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Site, Vicinity and Public Notice Mailing Map, 2. Project Data Table, 3. Recommended Findings (See Updated Attachment 3, posted 20210927), 4. Recommended Conditions of Approval (See Updated Attachment 4, posted 20210927), 5. Proposed Site and Architectural Plans, 6. Walker & Associates CityLine Parking Study, dated March 23, 2021, 7. Live Oak Associates, Inc. Study, dated August 25, 2021, 8. 21-0811 Updated Attachment 3 (posted20210927), 9. 21-0811 Updated Attachment 4 (posted 20210927), 10. Public Comments Received After Staff Report Published and Four Hours Prior to Meeting, 11. Staff Presentation 20210927 (21-0811)
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Project:
SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: to allow a six-story office building with 153,000 square feet and ground floor retail space with 12,735 square feet, 88,915 square feet of parking and 1,019 square feet of service area, and one level of below grade parking.
Location: 300 South Mathilda Avenue (APN: 209-34-019)
File #: 2019-7923
Zoning: DSP (Downtown Specific Plan)/Block 18
Applicant / Owner: STC Venture LLC (applicant and owner)
Environmental Review: No additional review required as pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15168(c)(2) and (4) - environmental impacts of the project are addressed in the Downtown Specific Plan Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) (State Clearinghouse #2018052020).
Project Planner: Aastha Vashist, (408) 730-7458, avashist@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
General Plan: Transit Mixed Use
Existing Site Conditions: Vacant lot
Surrounding Land Uses
North: Office building
South: Bank and surface parking lot
East: Retail and residential
West: Retail and residential
Issues: Consistency with the Downtown Specific Plan (DSP)
Staff Recommendation: Make the required Findings required to approve the CEQA determination that the project is consistent with the Downtown Specific Plan's Program Environmental Impact Report and no additional environmental review is required and approve the Special Development Permit based on Findings in Attachment 3 of the report and Recommended Conditions of Approval in Attachment 4 of the report.

BACKGROUND
Description of Proposed Project
The proposed project (by CityLine) is located on Subblock 1 which is a part of Block 18 of the DSP. The entire Block 18 is bordered by S. Mathilda Avenue, S. Sunnyvale Avenue, W. Washington Avenue, and W. McKinley Avenue, and includes existing office, retail, and residential buildings. Subblock 1 is bordered by S. Mathilda Avenue, W. McKinley Avenue, Booker Avenue, and the area referred to as Aries Way.

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