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File #: PH 16-027   
Section: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 4/5/2016 Final action:
Subject: Proposed Subdivision and Construction of Fifty Townhome-Style Condominiums and Related Site Improvements at 31 West Jackson Street - east of Amador Street, Requiring Introduction of an Ordinance and Adoption of a Resolution Related to a Zone Change from Planned Development (PD) to High Density Residential (RH), Zoning Designation of a Vacated Right-of-Way to High Density Residential (RH), Approval of a Variance allowing a Fifteen Foot Front Yard Set Back and Approval of a Vesting Tentative Map (Tract 8240) for Harvest Park (Application No. 201400466). (Applicant: Blake Felson/Felson Companies, Inc., Owners: Felson Partners, LP, and Diamond Crossing Associates LP)
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Resolution, 2. Attachment I a. Exhibit A Harvest Park Plans, 3. Attachment II Ordinance, 4. Attachment III Area and Zoning Map, 5. Attachment IV Vacation of Right of Way, 6. Attachment V Draft Planning Commission Minutes 02/25/16, 7. Attachment VI Acoustical Analysis
DATE: April 5, 2015

TO: Mayor and City Council

FROM: Development Services Director

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Subdivision and Construction of Fifty Townhome-Style Condominiums and Related Site Improvements at 31 West Jackson Street - east of Amador Street, Requiring Introduction of an Ordinance and Adoption of a Resolution Related to a Zone Change from Planned Development (PD) to High Density Residential (RH), Zoning Designation of a Vacated Right-of-Way to High Density Residential (RH), Approval of a Variance allowing a Fifteen Foot Front Yard Set Back and Approval of a Vesting Tentative Map (Tract 8240) for Harvest Park (Application No. 201400466). (Applicant: Blake Felson/Felson Companies, Inc., Owners: Felson Partners, LP, and Diamond Crossing Associates LP)

Recommendation
RECOMMENDATION

That the City Council, related to allowing construction of fifty townhome-style condominiums,:
1. Adopts the attached resolution (Attachment I):
a. Finding the project categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to Section 15332: In-Fill Development Projects;
b. Approving the Variance for a Fifteen-foot Front Yard Setback and Vesting Tentative Tract Map 8240 (Harvest Park development), subject to the attached Findings and recommended Conditions of Approval.
2. Introduces the attached ordinance (Attachment II), approving the zone change to High Density Residential and designating an 11,326-square-foot vacated portion of West Jackson Street right-of -way as High Density Residential (RH).

Body
SUMMARY

The proposed project requires several discretionary approvals, including a zone change to High Density Residential, Vesting Tentative Tract Map allowing fourteen parcels for the construction of fifty townhome-style condominiums, and a variance allowing a fifteen-foot front yard setback where a minimum twenty-foot front yard setback is required. The Planning Commission recommends that the Council...

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