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File #: 20-596    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/28/2020 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 6/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing: Action on an Amendment to Variances (V.1090 and V.1091) for the properties located at 1560 and 1582 Jackson Street. Continued from May 27, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting.
Attachments: 1. Resolution Approving the Amendment to the Variances, 2. CC minutes of May 3, 1977 and July 5, 1977, 3. Recorded Covenant Agreement, 4. Staff PowerPoint
REPORT TO PLANNING COMMISSION
SUBJECT
Title
Public Hearing: Action on an Amendment to Variances (V.1090 and V.1091) for the properties located at 1560 and 1582 Jackson Street. Continued from May 27, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting.

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Project: Amend Variances that approved a reduction in the minimum lot size, lot width and side yard setbacks requirements for two adjacent parcels located at 1560 and 1582 Jackson Street, and remove the project condition of approval for a covenant agreement prohibiting added residential density on the two single family zoned (R1-6L) properties.

Applicant/Property Owner: Alan Tsai for the property located at 1560 Jackson Street and Mary Ma-Li Chen for the property located at 1582 Jackson Street.
General Plan: Very Low Density Residential
Zoning: Single Family Residential (R1-6L)
Site Area: The lot area for 1560 Jackson Street is 5,271 square feet and is 5,226 square feet for 1582 Jackson Street.
Existing Site Conditions: The properties are separate lots developed with one-story single-family residences. The residence at 1560 Jackson Street has an attached one-car garage while the property at 1582 Jackson Street is without an on-site covered parking structure. The property conditions have not changed since the issuance of the Variance.

Surrounding Land Uses
North: Single family residence
South: Medical office building and a restaurant with associated surface parking lot
East: Single family residence and Jackson Street
West: Multi-family apartment dwelling
Issues: Consistency with the City's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance

Staff Recommendation: Approve the request to amend the Variances for removal of the condition of approval requiring a covenant agreement to prohibit added residential density on two separate single-family residential properties located at 1560 and 1582 Jackson Street.

BACKGROUND
The subject properties were once a single lot that was zoned Medium-Density Residential (R3-36D) ...

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