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Posted on: October 28, 2022




NOTE: This is not an agenda. The agenda will be posted/available the Friday before the meeting.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 6:30 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Belvedere will hold a public meeting to consider actions and reports including the following:

  1. Exception to Total Floor Area for modifications to approved plans for additional floor area (approx., 210 SF) on the lower level of the existing residence beneath the garage at 431 Golden Gate Avenue.  Property Owners: Marshall Miller & Linda Applewhite.  Applicant: Chuck Bond (Architect).
  2. Design Review, Exception to Total Floor Area, and Revocable License applications for the property located at 7 Golden Gate Avenue (APN 060-111-15). The project proposes to convert an existing 480 square-foot carport into a 464 square-foot two-car garage and add 139 square feet to the residence for bathroom, closet, and kitchen additions. The project would include landscape and hardscape improvements, new fencing, and roof replacement. Four trees would be removed, including a 20-inch diameter at breast height (DBH) Eucalyptus. A Revocable License is requested for driveway and landscaping improvements on the Tamalpais Avenue public right-of-way. An Exception to Total Floor Area is requested to exceed allowable floor area per Belvedere Municipal Code Section 19.52.115, where 2,706 square feet are proposed, and 2,248 square feet are permitted. Retroactive Design Review is required for improvements made without prior Planning Approval (removal of three trees in the left side yard). Project Applicant: David Thompson; Property Owner: Shahla Davoudi & Shahrou Tavakoli.
  3. Design Review and Exception to Total Floor Area application for an addition, interior remodeling, and exterior improvements. The project proposes an 86-sf and 82-sf addition on the main and upper floors respectively, internal remodeling, new doors and windows on the southwest/southeast elevations, removal of a second-story deck, and replacement of a glass roof with asphalt shingles to match existing. Other exterior improvements include installation of an aluminum and glass awning at the entrance with on new exterior light. The proposed project is for the property at 148 Bayview Avenue.  Property Owners:  Maryam Rabbanifard & Fabien Vives.  Applicant: Holscher Architects.
  4. Public hearing to consider recommending City Council approval of an Ordinance Amending the Belvedere Municipal Zoning Code, Chapters 19.08 “Definitions” and 19.79 “Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units”.
  5. Public hearing to consider recommending City Council approval of an Ordinance Amending the Belvedere Municipal Code, Chapters 18.27 Urban Lot Splits and Chapters 19.77 Two Lot Developments.


NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that at the above time and place, all letters received will be noted, and all interested parties will be heard.  Please note that if you challenge in court any of the matters described above, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to, the above-referenced public hearing [Government Code Section 65009(b)(2)]. Correspondence will be received up to the start of the meeting. Please submit any correspondence by November 7, 2022, for inclusion in the staff report distributed to the Commission before the meeting. Items will not necessarily be heard in the above order or, because of possible changes or extenuating conditions, be on the actual agenda. For additional information, please contact City Hall. 450 San Rafael Avenue, Belvedere, CA 94920 (415) 435-3838 

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