Conversion of an existing 8-unit garden apartment complex to a 10 unit, 15 bed retirement home/residential care facility. 5 units to be converted to br. Resident suites, 2 units to be converted to common kitchen/ dining/ recreation area, one unit to become manager's residence. Architectural & landscape improvements/ renovation, but no new structural construction. Facility to be licensed as a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) under CCR Title 22.
Characterized as in-fill development which: (a) is consistent with the general plan; (b) is within city limits on a site less than five acres, surrounded by urban uses; (c) is on a site with no value as habitat for rare, endangered or threatened species; (d) will not result in significant effects on traffic, noise, air or water quality, and; (e) is adequately served with required utilities and public services.