This project involved the demolition of an existing 2,046-square-foot vacant commercial building and a 1,100-square-foot single-family home, and the construction of 12 new residential units on 3 parcels located at 966, 1000, and 1002 Willow Road. The project site fronts onto the segment of Willow Road that connects to Bay Road. The rear of the project site is adjacent to the right-of-way for the Willow Road off ramp from Highway 101.
The project required the following applications:
General Plan Amendment: Change from retail / commercial land use designation to high-density residential land use designation;
Rezoning: Change from C-2-B (neighborhood commercial, restrictive) to R-4-X (high-density residential - Conditional Development District);
Zoning Ordinance Amendment: Amend the Conditional Development District to allow projects on properties that are less than 1 acre in size and that exceed the city's Below Market Rate Housing program requirements to apply for the Conditional Development Permit and "X" designation;
Conditional Development Permit: Establish specific development regulations and review architectural designs;
Tentative Subdivision Map: Create 12 lots and associated common areas; and
Mitigated Negative Declaration for the proposed project.
The project is fully approved, constructed, and occupied.