A COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT to demolish an existing single-family dwelling unit and hardscape on two contiguous parcels to construct a three-story mixed-use building, totaling 15,937-square feet. The ground level would consist of one 445-square foot commercial tenant space, a 133-square foot lobby and an on-grade parking garage. The second and third levels would consist of 10 units each for a total of 20 units. The project is requesting an affordable housing density bonus based on providing 15 percent (2 units) very low-income units. In addition, various site improvements would also be constructed including associated hardscape and landscape. The project is requesting allowable incentives in the form of deviations from development regulations for front-yard setback, side-yard setback, personal storage area, common open space area, and selection of commercial uses allowed. The 0.29-acre project site is located at 1704 Hornblend Street. The project site is designated residential and zone RM-2-5 per the Pacific Beach Community Plan area.
The project is also within the Coastal Height Limitation Overlay Zone, the Coastal Overlay Zone (Non-Appealable 2 Area), the Parking Impact Overlay Zone (Coastal Impact), the Parking Standards Transit Priority Areas, and the Transit Priority Area. (LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lots 39 and 40 in Block 216 of Pacific Beach, according to Map thereof No. 697 and 854 and Lots 37 and 38 in Block 216 of Pacific Beach, according to Map thereof No. 697 and 854.)