This week’s big little permits take away is its uptick in ADU filings. Even with Indigenous Peoples’ holiday providing a lull on Monday, planners picked up the pace for the rest of the week. This article covers over 128 new units of apartments and ADUs across the Bay Area plus Sacramento, as well as twenty-one single-family houses. Our map shows how widespread the permits were across the city of San Francisco, no more than a few in any one neighborhood. Some unusual and significant little permits include a large wine storage building in Santa Clara County and additional classrooms filed for the Athenian School in Danville.
Zoning permits have been filed for a new residential project at 2317 Channing Way, Berkeley. The project will replace an existing low-rise medical building with surface parking. In its place, the infill project hopes to add a four-story structure with basement, providing seventeen units to the high-traffic neighborhood.
Recent permits have been filed for phase six and seven of The Asher, a sizeable multifamily development nearing completion at 1031 Walnut Avenue in Fremont, Alameda County. The Asher, located at 1031 Walnut Avenue, will span across two four-story buildings, providing 670 residential units. It will also have two parking towers between five and six floors located in the center. They will hold over 1,150 spots, roughly 1.75 spaces per residential unit, a decision city staff, and developers believe will help discourage car ownership. Carmel Partners are the owners of the development.
This week’s installment of the biggest little permits shows a range of projects listed across the Bay Area. Note that formatting differences between cities and counties will vary based on the information provided by each…