Development permits have been filed seeking the approval of a multi-family residential project at 555 West Middlefiled Road in Mountain View. The project involves the development review permit to allow demolition of most of the existing surface parking areas, existing leasing office and amenity space to construct 323 new multi-family residential units in three buildings with two below-grade parking garages; and a fourth building with below-grade parking.
AvalonBay Communities is the project developer. BDE Architecture is responsible for the design concepts.
The project is an infill development involving redevelopment of a 14.5 acre site. The site is currently occupied by 402 multi-family residential rental units within 15 buildings, along with a leasing office, amenity building, common areas, and related improvements. Associated surtface parking and common open space areas are located throughout the site.
The project request includes a general plan map and text amendment permit to revise the existing high-density residential designation in the general plan and add a new high-low residential designation applicable to this site. Outdoor amenities to replace the existing leasing office and amenity building, pool, and spa.
A tree removal permit to remove 62 heritage trees and a vesting tentative map permit for condominium purposes to subdivide the existing lot into three lots with 111 condominium units is also proposed.