Planning and Building Department
Site Development / Fast Track Public Hearing
On January 11, 2022, planning staff held a public hearing to discuss the Site Development Permit for a 6,192 square foot one-story residence with an attached 1,043 square foot, 4-car garage and an attached ADU. One heritage oak is proposed for removal and the existing tennis court and road access will be demolished and filled to restore the property to its original site contours. The subject property is located at 12815 Deer Creek Lane (SD21-0048.) The project was approved, and a Notice of Decision was mailed per the Municipal Code requirements. The video recording and conditions of approval has been uploaded to the Town’s website and can be accessed here: https://www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/501/Public-Meeting-Resources under the meeting date.
Planning Commission Public Hearing
Planning Commission, at a Special Meeting on Thursday, January 13, 2022, held a public hearing to discuss the following three (3) items:
- 26685 Purissima Rd – File #VAR21-0006 – Lands of Stemm/Hsia Request for a Variance to allow approximately 9 sq. ft. of an existing unpermitted accessory structure that is encroaching 33 inches in the 30-foot rear yard setback. The item was approved.
- 27388 Sherlock Court – File #SD19-0003 – Lands of Chung Site Development Permit for a new 4,958 square-foot, two-story residence on a vacant parcel along with a request for a grading exception for parking and a firetruck turnaround and private road improvements to create a more conforming emergency access roadway with a minimum width of 18 feet. The item was approved.
- 28001 Elena Road (APN 182-02-016) – File #ZP21-0047 – Lands of Sea Landing LP Zoning Permit for new 6’-0” tall property line fencing and gates. The item was continued to a date uncertain.
Housing Element Update: Staff is preparing for the upcoming Joint Special City Council and Planning Commission meeting on January 19, 2022, at 6 pm.
Community Engagement Around Green /Electrification Building Model: Melanie Jacobson from Integrated Design 360 made a presentation to Environmental Initiatives Committee at its January 13, 2022.
Webpage updates: Staff will be uploading recordings of Fast Track/Site Development meetings and conditions of approval on the Town’s website for the use of community: https://www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/501/Public-Meeting-Resources.
Site Development Permits
*January 7- January 13