City of Mountain View  
Administrative Zoning Hearing  
Plaza Conference Room, 500 Castro St., Mountain View,  
CA 94041  
Wednesday, March 27, 2024  
4:00 PM  
This meeting is being conducted with a virtual component. Anyone wishing to address the  
Zoning Administrator virtually may join the meeting at:  
ID: 852 6101 1237.  
When the Zoning Administrator announces the item on which you wish to speak, click on the  
“raise hand” feature in Zoom or dial *9 on your phone. When the Zoning Administrator calls your  
name to provide public comment, if you are participating via phone, please press *6 to unmute  
This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Zoning Administrator on any  
matter not on the agenda. Speakers are limited to three minutes. State law prohibits the Zoning  
Administrator from acting on non-agenda items.  
Request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow an art studio use in a 2,292-square foot  
commercial tenant space within an existing multi-tenant commercial building on a  
1.2-acre site; and a determination that the project is categorically exempt pursuant to  
Section 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines (“Existing Facilities”). This project is located on  
the northwest corner of Old Middlefield Way and Sierra Vista Avenue in the CS  
(Commercial-Service) district.  
Project Manager: Madelyn Faul  
Request for permit extension for a Planned Community Permit, Development Review  
Permit, and Provisional Use Permit to construct a 3-story, mixed-use project with  
rooftop amenities consisting of 25 residential apartment units, 2,400 square feet of  
ground-floor commercial, and one level of underground parking, replacing an existing  
6,075 square-foot commercial building and a single-family residence on a 0.45-acre  
project site; and a determination that the project has an existing adopted Initial Study  
Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines. This  
project is located on the southeast corner of Escuela Avenue and Latham Street in the  
P-38 (El Camino Real) Precise Plan.  
Project Manager: Edgar Maravilla  
Administrative Zoning Hearings are held regularly on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. and may be held jointly with the  
Subdivision Committee.  
The agenda and staff reports may be viewed online at  
Questions or comments regarding the agenda may be directed to the Zoning Administrator or the Project Planner listed on the agenda for the item  
at (650) 903-6306 or  
The Zoning Administrator may take action on any matter noticed herein. The Zoning Administrator's consideration of and action on the matters  
noticed herein are not limited by the recommendations indicated on the agenda.  
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need special assistance in this meeting, please contact the Planning Secretary at (650)  
903-6306. Notification of 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.  
(28 CFR 35.160 (b) (1))  
Interested persons are entitled to speak on any item on the agenda and should make their interest known to the Zoning Administrator.  
Anyone wishing to address the Zoning Administrator or Subdivision Committee on a nonagenda item may do so during the Oral Communications  
portion of the agenda. Speakers are allowed to speak one time on any number of topics for up to three minutes. If there appears to be a large  
number of speakers, the Zoning Administrator may reduce speaking time to no less than 1.5 minutes per speaker.  
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.3(b)(1), at least twice the allotted time will be provided to a member of the public who utilizes a  
The Zoning Administrator is the approval body for all applications requiring a Conditional Use Permit, Variance, Planned Unit Development,  
Development Review Permit, or Planned Community Permit and can provide a recommended action on permits that require City Council approval.  
The Subdivision Committee is the approval body for all applications requiring a new or modified subdivision map, including lot line adjustments,  
parcel maps, and tentative maps, and can provide a recommendation action on subdivision maps that require City Council approval.  
At the hearing, the applicant/agent will be asked to make a brief presentation on the proposal. Comments from the public shall be heard after the  
Zoning Administrator has opened the public hearing and prior to the Zoning Administrator taking action or making a recommendation.  
The Zoning Administrator can take the following actions on projects being heard:  
• Conditionally approve the project.  
• Continue the project indefinitely and will be re-noticed.  
• Continue the project to a specific date.  
• Take the project under advisement - pending additional information for staff’s review.  
• Deny the project.  
The decisions of the Zoning Administrator are final unless appealed to the City Council by filing an appeal with the City Clerk within 10 calendar  
days of the date of findings. No building permits shall be issued during this 10-day period.