City of Sunnyvale  
Notice and Agenda  
Heritage Preservation Commission  
Wednesday, May 3, 2023  
7:00 PM  
Online and Bay Conference Room  
(Room 145), City Hall,  
456 W. Olive Ave.,  
Sunnyvale, CA 94086  
Regular Meeting - 7 PM  
Public Participation  
• In-person participation: You may provide public comment by filling out a speaker  
card (optional) and giving it to the Recording Officer.  
• Online participation: You may provide audio public comment by connecting to the  
meeting online or by telephone. Use the Raise Hand feature to request to speak  
(*9 on a telephone):  
Meeting call-in telephone number: 833-548-0276 | Meeting ID: 933 2334 5826  
(*9 to request to speak | *6 to unmute/mute)  
• Watch the Heritage Preservation Commission meeting at  
• Submit written comments to the Heritage Preservation Commission no later than  
4 hours prior to the meeting start to or by  
mail to Sunnyvale Planning Division, 456 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA  
• Review recordings of this meeting and past meetings at  
Accessibility/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice  
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need special  
assistance to provide public comment, or for other special assistance; please  
contact the City at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to enable the City to make  
reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. The Planning  
Division may be reached at 408-730-7440 or at (28  
CFR 35.160 (b) (1)).  
This category provides an opportunity for members of the public to address the  
Heritage Preservation Commission on items not listed on the agenda and is limited  
to 15 minutes (may be extended or continued after the public hearings/general  
business section of the agenda at the discretion of the Chair) with a maximum of  
up to three minutes per speaker. Please note the Brown Act (Open Meeting Law)  
does not allow the Heritage Preservation Commission to take action on an item not  
listed on the agenda. If you wish to address the Heritage Preservation  
Commission, please refer to the notice at the beginning of this agenda. Individuals  
are limited to one appearance during this section.  
All matters listed on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and will be  
acted upon by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If a  
member of the public would like a consent calendar item pulled and discussed  
separately, please refer to the notice at the beginning of this agenda.  
Approve the Draft Heritage Preservation Commission Meeting  
Minutes of April 5, 2023  
Approve the Draft Heritage Preservation Commission Meeting  
Minutes of April 5, 2023, as submitted.  
If you wish to speak to a public hearing/general business item, please refer to  
notice at the beginning of this agenda. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of  
three minutes.  
Proposed Project:  
RESOURCE ALTERATION PERMIT: to remove 148 Crescent  
Avenue from the Heritage Resource Inventory and consider the  
impacts of an 18-unit townhouse development (#2021-7826)  
and minor exterior improvements for the house at 156 Crescent  
Location: 148 and 156 Crescent Avenue (APNs: 211-35-008 and  
File #: 2021-7265  
Zoning: R-3/PD (Medium Density Residential / Planned  
Applicant / Owner: Samir Sharma (applicant) / Crescent Ave LLC  
Environmental Review: A Class 32 categorical exemption relieves  
this project from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)  
Project Planner: Momo Ishijima, (408) 730-7532,  
Alternative 1: Approve the Resource Alteration Permit based  
on the Findings in Attachment 2 and subject to the Conditions  
of Approval in Attachment 3.  
-Commissioner Comments  
Notice to the Public:  
Any agenda related writings or documents distributed to members of this meeting  
body regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection  
in the originating department or can be accessed through the Office of the City  
Clerk located at 456 W. Olive Avenue, during normal business hours and in the  
Bay Conference Room on the evening of the Heritage Preservation Commission  
Meeting, pursuant to Government Code §54957.5.  
Agenda information is available by contacting the Planning Division at  
408-730-7440 or and associated reports are  
also available 72 hours before the meeting on the City’s website at and during normal business hours at the NOVA Workforce  
Services reception desk located on the first floor of City Hall at 456 W. Olive  
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if you file a lawsuit challenging any final decision on  
any public hearing item listed in this agenda, the issues in the lawsuit may be  
limited to the issues which were raised at the public hearing or presented in writing  
to the City at or before the public hearing.  
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Code of Civil Procedure section 1094.6  
imposes a 90-day deadline for the filing of any lawsuit challenging final action on  
an agenda item which is subject to Code of Civil Procedure section 1094.5.  
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need special  
assistance in this meeting, please see the notice at the beginning of this agenda.