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Major Planning Projects

Below are Major Planning Projects submitted for review by the Planning Division. Information on all submittals can also be found by searching on our ePermits site. On the ePermits site, you are able to view both the planning files and any building permits that may have applied for as well. The planning division regularly prepares a list of all Planning applications under review.

The chart below contains projects that fall into one of the following categories:

  • Under Review – These are discretionary projects that are currently be reviewed by a planner for completeness and for compliance with development standards and General Plan policies.
  • SB 35 NOI ­­– These are pre-applications for housing project that have submitted a Notice of Intent (NOI) to be processed ministerially pursuant to SB 35.
  • SB 9 Pre-App – These are preliminary applications for housing developments that are opting for eligibility review for the “by-right” SB 9
  • Approved – These are projects that have been approved by the decision body (Zoning Administrator, Planning Commission, or City Council), but have not yet applied for a building permit.
  • Building Permit Submitted – For projects that have submitted a building permit application that is currently under review and not yet issued.
  • Under Construction – These projects have been issued building permits so are either about to start or under construction.
Project Name/ 
Address/ District
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Brief Project Description Floor Area
(Commercial space)
Number of Units Number of BMR Units Applicant Staff Contact Status     

Dominican Residential Development

APN 015-163-03

Subdivision and residential development of a 21 acre site at the intersection of Magnolia Ave and Deer Park Ave




Ray Cassidy

Kavitha Kumar


Northgate Town Square
5800 Northgate Dr
District: 4
Redevelopment of Northgate Mall into an open-air 'main street experience', surrounded by mixed-use development of retail and approximately 1,320 residences. 246,677 1,422 138 David Geiser April Talley Under Review

Redevelopment  Wildcare facilities with new animal hospital, educational, and animal housing facilities. 11,400 sf. 0 0 Cheryl Lentini Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch Incomplete
50 Merrydale Apartments

District: 3

Subdivision of the existing lot and a new multifamily residential building 12 Stewart Summers Renee Nickenig Incomplete
District: 3
six-story multifamily residential building 35 Chris Hart Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch SB 35 NOI
District 2
Urban Lot Split (SB 9) to create two new lots and construct two units on each lot 4 Millard Arterberry Monica Ly SB 9


88 Vivian Street


70 for sale townhomes n/a 70 6 Matt Ashton Krystle Rizzi Approved


350 Merrydale Town Home Development 45 for-sale town homes development n/a 45 9 Campus Properties

Michael Hooper

Renee Nickenig Approved


703 3rd Mixed Use Development Construct a 6-story, 73'-tall, mixed-use building with 120 rental units or apartments 120 Rick Williams; Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP Monica Ly Approved
eight-story residential building 119 9 Jordan Sullivan Monica Ly SB 35 NOI
800 Mission Aegis (Formerly Known as 1203 Lincoln)

District: 1

New assisted living facility with 103 suites. n/a 103 n/a Geoff Forner


Jeff Ballantine Approved


District: 2
Seven-story mixed-use building 8,900sqft 162 13 Vicki Romaguera Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch Planning Commission Hearing on 4/11/2023
3301 Kerner Temporary Emergency shelter Temporary emergency shelter to allow for the redevelopment at the existing Homeward Bound location. n/a n/a Leslie Mendez Under Construction
AC Marriott Hotel 1201 5th Ave Construction of a 54 feet tall, 140-room hotel building and associated parking and landscape improvements 1201 Fifth Avenue LLC Alicia Giudice Approved
Airport Recreation Facility Monica Ly Under Review
District: 3
Phased improvements over the next ten years on the Aldersly Campus. Peter Lin, Greenbrier Jayni Allsep Under Review
BioMarin Office Building at 755 Lindaro

District: 1

New 72,400 square foot office building and parking garage expansion. 72,400 sq. ft. n/a n/a David McAdams Jeff Ballantine Approved


Biomarin/Vivalon 999 3rd St Construct two, four-story 72' tall buildings for the purposes of laboratory/R&D and general office spaces. n/a n/a BioMarin, Shar Zamanpour Sean Kennings Approved


Brookdale Apartments

District: 1

10-Unit Multifamily Residential Apartments n/a 10 1 Michael Folk


Cecilia Jaroslawsky Approved


Hampton Inn and Suites 1075 Francisco 185-room hotel that includes guest rooms and guest amenities including a breakfast dining area, meeting rooms, swimming pool fitness room, guest laundry area, and market. Stephen Allen


Alicia Giudice Approved
Los Gamos Apartments

District: 4

Mixed Use Multi-Family Apartment Project 5,003 192 20 Chris Hart Leslie Mendez Approved


Marin Academy Aquatic Center Replacement and relocation of aquatic center, including with a new uncovered swimming pool, a two-story support building, and site improvements n/a n/a n/a Mike Joyce for Marin Academy Renee Nickenig Under Construction
Northgate Walk - 1005 & 1010 Northgate Dr. Construct a new 4-story, 30-unit, residential condominium and a two (2) new 4-story, residential condominium buildings with 48 and 58 units 136 Peter Stackpole, LCA Architects


Jeff Ballantine Approved
Ritter Center 800 & 804 A St Use Permit for a Major Medical Facility Use for the Ritter Center from 16 Ritter Street to an existing building at 800 A Street Scott Peterson 


Jeff Ballantine Approved
Ross Street Terrace Residential
APN: 012-141-59 and -60
District: 2
Construction of two new single family houses on vacant lots N/A 2 N/A Steve Carter Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch Under Review
San Rafael Inn
1580 Lincoln Ave
District: 1
New 46-room, 4-story, 44’ 9”-tall boutique hotel. 13,343 sqft
(46 rooms)
N/A N/A RYS Architects
Robert Sauvageau
(415) 841-9090
Monica Ly Incomplete
Tiscornia Marsh Restoration Project

District: 1

Restoration of Marsh n/a n/a n/a Marin Audubon Society

Barbara Salzman

Leslie Mendez Approved


The Village at Loch Lomond Marina Project

District: 3

Mixed Use Development 26,650 81 11 Marina Villages Associates, LLC

Tomas DiPrima

Leslie Mendez Approved


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