Three-story, 24-unit Windhover Terrace Apartments (County File #CDDP21-03031)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
Three-story, 24-unit Windhover Terrace Apartments (County File #CDDP21-03031)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Plan Designation: Multiple-Family Residential-High Density (MH) Zoning: Multiple-Family Residential (M-29)
Document Description
The applicant is requesting approval of a of a Development Plan to construct an approximately 22,247-square-foot in size, 24-unit apartment building on a vacant property. The project includes two units for low-income households and one unit for very low-income households and a request for a Density Bonus of two units for a total of 24 units. The project consists of the following elements: • Parking related improvements for 34 parking spaces with two ADA accessible spaces and four electric vehicle charging spaces; • Asphalt and permeable pavement; • Landscaping would include 25 trees and numerous shrubs throughout the property for a total of 6,600 square feet of landscaping. A new six-foot fence along the rear property line and a six-foot decorative wall along the side property lines; • Retaining walls along the rear of the property; • Fire Hydrant; • Six long-term bicycle storage lockers and two short-term bicycle storage spaces; • A 13’-7” tall carport that will cover 16 spaces located on the east side of the parcel; • A 8’-8”, Approx. 261 square foot trash enclosure structure; • Four downward-oriented LED streetlight-style light to be located near the carport to provide site security; • Bioretention Facilities; • Site preparation would include approximately seven cubic yards of cut and 3,803 cubic yards of fill for bioretention treatment facilities and to direct stormwater to off-site drainage infrastructure; • Curb, gutter, sidewalk improvements and driveway ramp would be constructed along the project frontage on Windover Way; • The project includes approximately seven cubic yards of cut and 3,803 cubic yards of fill. The project requests a Tree permit for the following: • The removal of four code protected trees work within the dripline of three code protected trees. The project requests the following variances: • A 38-6” height (where 30’ is the maximum allowed); • A 24.5’ driveway aisle width (where 25’ is the minimum required); The project requests the following concessions and reduction in development standards: • A density bonus concession to reduce the Open Space requirement from 25% to 20.5%; • A reduction in development standards pursuant to Government Code 65915(p) for parking ratios; • A reduction in development standards pursuant to Government Code 65915(e) for reduced parking stall size, parking setbacks, and total number of covered parking spaces; The project requests an exception: • An exception to Division 914, Collect and Convey requirements.

Contact Information

Everett Louie
Agency Name
Contra Costa County
Job Title
Planner II
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Martinez, Unincorporated Martinez
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Windhover way and Pacheco Blvd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 680 and Highway 4
las juntas elementary, morello park elementary school, john muir
McNabney Marsh, Vine Hill Creek, Contra Costa Canal

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Residential (24-unit apartment building )(Units 24, Acres 0.75)
Local Actions
Planned Unit Development, Use Permit, Development Permit, Tree Permit, Variance Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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