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.
A large, affordable housing project is planned for 2330 Monroe Street in the city of Santa Clara. The building, rising two to three floors, will contain 65 apartments. Units will range in size from studios to three bedrooms, twenty percent of which will be set aside for people with developmental disabilities. Freebird Development company is responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for the residential expansion of 1148 East 18th Street in Clinton, Oakland. The application calls for the interior renovation of the structure and adds five additional dwelling units in the existing garage and storage space. Four of the units will be duplexes, located on the ground and second floors of the structure connected with a spiral staircase.
A planned new hub is under review for a corner of John McLaren Park at Sunnydale, by the southern edge of San Francisco. Recent plans were put in front of the civic design review committee for the community center adjoining a residential development, the Herz Recreation Center Project. It is a nearly twelve thousand square foot destination for exercise, meetings, and various events. The city’s Park Department is developing the project in concert with Mercy Housing and Related California.
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.