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File #: 22-418    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/15/2022 In control: Development Review Hearing
On agenda: 3/30/2022 Final action:
Title: Action on proposed 65 affordable units located at 2330 Monroe Street
Attachments: 1. Project Data Sheet, 2. Conditions of Approval, 3. Development Plans, 4. PMM Staff Presentation
REPORT TO DEVELOPMENT REVIEW HEARING
SUBJECT
Tittle
Action on proposed 65 affordable units located at 2330 Monroe Street
Report
File No.(s): PLN21-15411
Location: 2330 Monroe Street, a 2.47-acre site located at the southeast corner of Monroe Street and San Tomas Expressway; APN: 224-37-068; project site is zoned Single-Family (R1-6L).
Applicant: Robin Zimbler, Freebird Development Company, LLC
Owner: Housing Authority, City of Santa Clara
Request: Architectural Review for an approved 2-3 story building containing 65 affordable residential units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units, including 25 percent of the units set aside for people with developmental disabilities. The application utilizes Assembly Bill 3194. The previous Architectural Review (File No. PLN2019-13764) was approved at the Architectural Review Committee meeting on February 5, 2020 and has expired. There are no changes to the design that was previously approved.
Project Data
Available as Attachment 1

Points for consideration
Summary
* At a publicly notice meeting on January 28, 2020, the City Council approved a General Plan Amendment, Rezoning, and Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program associated with the project application (File Nos. PLN2019-13723; PLN2019-13763, PLN2019-13764, CEQA2019-1067).
* The Architectural Review for the application was approved at the Architectural Review Committee meeting on February 5, 2020. Per Section SCCC 18.76.020 (m), an architectural review granted is automatically revoked if not used within the two years of the original grant. While the applicants have been actively pursuing the required building permits for the project, and are very close to getting them issued, the construction has not yet started. Since construction has not started, the architectural review permit has expired. The approved General Plan Amendment by the Council on January 28, 2020 from Right of Way to Medium Density Residenti...

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