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File #: 2018-5612   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: Planning Board
On agenda: 5/29/2018
Title: Public Hearing to consider a finding of General Plan conformity for the disposition of real property at 1703 Grand Street
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 Draft Resolution
Title

Public Hearing to consider a finding of General Plan conformity for the disposition of real property at 1703 Grand Street

Body

To: Honorable President and
Members of the Planning Board

From: Andrew Thomas
Assistant Community Development Director

Re: Public Hearing to Consider a Finding of General Plan Conformity for the Disposition of Real Property at 1703 Grand Street

BACKGROUND

On August 17, 2017, the City Council authorized the sale of a surplus fire house property at 1703 Grand Street. On April 2, 2018 the City received six offers to purchase the property. On April 24, 2018, the City accepted an offer from the highest bidder, who would like to purchase the property for residential use.

California Government Code Section 65402 requires the location, purpose, and extent of an acquisition or disposition of real property be submitted to, and reported upon by, the Planning Board. The Government Code requires that the Planning Board make a General Plan conformity finding prior to conveying the property.

DISCUSSION

The property at 1703 Grand Street is designated Medium Density Residential in the Alameda General Plan. The property is zoned R-3 Garden Residential in the Alameda Municipal Code.

Planning staff has determined that the sale of the property for residential use is consistent with the property's Medium Density Residential General Plan designation and the property's R-3 Zoning Designation. The General Plan describes the Medium Density Residential Land Use Classification as follows:

Medium-Density Residential: Two family or one family units. Medium-density residential development will provide at least 2,000 square feet of site area per unit. Existing densities range up to 70 units per net acre on blocks with mixed single- and units. Density range for additional units: 8.8 to 21.8 units per net acre.

Any changes to the building by the future owner will be subject to review under the City of Alameda's Design Rev...

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