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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 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
(Map of Districts below)
Brief Project Description Floor Area
(Commercial space)
Number of Units Number of BMR Units Applicant Planner Status     
District 2
Urban Lot Split (SB 9) to create two new lots and construct two units on each lot 4 Millard Arterberry Monica Ly
District:2
eight-story residential building 119 9 Jordan Sullivan Monica Ly
District: 3
six-story multifamily residential building 35 Chris Hart Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch
District: 2
Seven-story mixed-use building 4,000 sqft 191 TBD Vicki Romaguera Margaret Kavanaugh-Lynch
District: 3
Phased improvements over the next ten years on the Aldersly Campus. Peter Lin, Greenbrie Jayni Allsep
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
Joseph Farrell Architect
1 Commercial Dr, Ste 106
Novato, CA 94949
Cecilia Jaroslawsky, Contract Planner
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
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 Tricia Stevens

and

Diane Henderson

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 

963 Industrial Road, Suite H

San Carlos, CA 94070

(415)485-3094

Jeff Ballantine Approved
800 Mission Aegis (Formerly Known as 1203 Lincoln) Proposed amendment to allow a requested height bonus of 11'2" where a maximum 12' height bonus is allowed by the General Plan and Zoning Ordinance. Geoff Forner

1 Belvedere Pl #100

Mill Valley, CA 94941

(415)720-3806

Jeff Ballantine Approved
The Village at Loch Lomond Marina Project SHM Loch Lomond

Attn: Jeremy Grewel

C/O: Safeharbor Marinas LLC

147855 Preston Rd, Ste 975

Dallas, TX 75254

Alicia Giudice Approved
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

590 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Suite 310

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

(925)944-1626

Jeff Ballantine Approved
Marin Academy Aquatic Center Replace and relocate an existing aquatic center. Mike Joyce for Marin Academy

(415)482-3213

Steve Stafford Approved
Five Small Cell Sites: 304 Mission Ave, 3757/3777 Kerner Blvd, 425 Bahia Way, 44 Simms St, 8 Loma Linda Rd Installation of five (5) small wireless communications facilities within the public right-of-way Bob Gundermann Alicia Giudice Approved
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

1101 Fifth Avenue #300

San Rafael, CA 94901

Alicia Giudice Approved

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