Commercial Development Projects

Plan sets on this webpage are intended to provide greater public outreach to neighboring residents and are intended to be used for review purposes only.  Any duplication or unauthorized use of these documents may be protected under the Federal Copyright Law.  Note: It may take up to seven (7) days for project plans to be uploaded to the City's website. Prior to this, plans may be reviewed at the City of Palo Alto's Development Center located at 285 Hamilton Avenue. 

Click here for an alphabetical list of the projects.
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2013
4190 El Camino Real
Minor Architectural Review
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1451-1601 California Avenue
Major Architectural Review (AR)
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2515 & 2585 El Camino Real
Preliminary Review of a new 3-story mixed use project.
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250 Hamilton Avenue
Architectural Review of a master sign program.
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2615 Alma Street
Major Architectural Review of 4 new town home units.
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3200 El Camino Real
Minor Board Level Architectural Review.
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180 El Camino Real- Phase III
Major Architectural Review for Construction of Phase III
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930 Emerson Street
Renovation of the existing facade, addition of 567 sf garage, and DEE for parapet.
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456 University
Minor ARB/HRB Review of of improvements to the Varsity Theater-Category 1 Historic Building.
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3421-3431 Hillview
Preliminary Architectural Review of VMware Campus project.
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636 (636-640) Middlefield Rd.
Request by Steve Smith for demolition of one existing single family home and accessory structures, construction of three single family homes, and retention of an existing commercial building in the RM-15 zoning district.
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411 and 437 Lytton Avenue
Preliminary Architectural Review of a new 3 story mixed use building.
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777 Welch Road
Major Architectural Review
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1050 Page Mill Road
Major Architectural Review
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385 Sherman Avenue
Major ARB
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600 East Meadow Drive
Magical Bridge playground
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101 Lytton
Sign Exception/Master Sign Program.
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4146 El Camino Real
Preliminary ARB for new three story residential building with one-level of below grade parking.
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261 Hamilton Avenue
Rehabilitation of historic building and addition at the rear of the building along the alley.


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3672 Middlefield Rd.
Architectural Review Board (ARB) review and a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application for the addition 2 sets of 3 panel antennas (total of 6 antennas) on two existing light poles at the Palo Alto Little League Field.
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1213 Newell Road
Master sign program for the Main Library Facility
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California Avenue Archives
Archives
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1730 Embarcadero Road
Major Architectural Review (AR)
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Buena Vista Mobile Home Closure
The owner of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has submitted an application to close the Park. The following discussion outlines the status of the request and information available to the public regarding the request.


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518-526 Bryant Street
Architectural Review of building sign program with Sign Exceptions.
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441 Page Mill Road
441 Page MIll Request for Site and Design approval.
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5061 Skyland Blvd
Site and Design and Variance review of a new residence.
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1875 Embarcadero Road (Golf Course)
Golf Course Reconfiguration Project
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445 California Avenue
Conditional Use Permit
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2500 El Camino Real
New 70 Units below market rate (BMR) housing with ground floor retail.
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3877 El Camino Real
Request by EID Architects for preliminary Architectural Review Board (ARB) review for a new three-story mixed use project at 3877 El Camino Real with 17 residential units and approximately 5000 sf of retail/office space.
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3445 Alma Street Appeal
Appeal of a Sign Exception and Architectural Review Request.
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451 University Avenue
ARB review and a Conditional Use Permit
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252 Ramona Street
ARB review of two new dwelling units.
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2209 El Camino Real
Architectural Review Board review of a three story mixed use building.
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2609 Alma Street
Preliminary ARB review of a new four unit Multifamily residential condominium project.
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117 S. California Avenue
Conditional Use Permit (CUP)
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429 University Avenue
Major Architectural Review of a new four story mixed use building.

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2555 Park Blvd
Major Architectural Review project.
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103 El Camino Real
El Camino Park
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500 University
New three-story commercial retail/office building.
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636 Waverley Street
New four story mixed use building with two residential units in the downtown.
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3159 El Camino Real
The proposed Site and Design Review application includes four parcels located at 3159, and 3127 El Camino Real.
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611 Cowper Street
New mixed-used building with one residential unit in the downtown.
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145 Hawthorne
Design review for the demolition of two-two-story apartment units and construction of three detached residential units
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240-248 Hamilton Avenue
New 15,000 square foot mixed-used (commercial and residential) building.
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405 Curtner Avenue
Residential condominium project.
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490 San Antonio Avenue
New one-story commercial building addition to the Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School.
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537 Hamilton Avenue
New office Building.
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1400 Page Mill Road
New office building project in the Stanford Research Park.
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1701 Page Mill Road
Architectural Review of a new research and development building.
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1845 El Camino Real
Design review for the demolition of 700 square feet one-story residential building and construction of 5,489 square feet mixed use commercial/residential condominium project.
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3070 Louis Road
Expansion of the existing Chabad religious center
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195 Page Mill Road (Park Plaza)
Architectural Review (ARB)
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1700 Embarcadero Road
Site and Design Project
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911 Hansen Way
Architectural Review of a new 4,734 square foot, one-story addition to an existing 143,142 square foot manufacturing building
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711 El Camino Real
New hotel with 23 guest rooms.
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2755 El Camino Real/VTA Site
New four story commercial building project
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3445 Alma Street (Alma Plaza)
Project Under Construction
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Edgewood Plaza Project and EIR
The Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report for the Edgewood Plaza Project is available for review. The Final EIR for the project was originally certified by the City Council on March 19, 2012. The City Council is required to certify the Supplemental EIR prior to any future entitlement changes.
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AT&T DAS Citywide Wireless Communications Project
Information on the AT&T DAS citywide project.
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Project Plans only
CEQA documents for 1400 Page Mill Road Office Project
Revision Date: 8/5/2013
For additional information please go to https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=2100&TargetID=85 to review the Edgewood Plaza webpage.
Revision Date: 5/20/2013
For additional information please call Joe Teresi at 650-329-2129 or visit the Gold Course Project webpage at http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=2266&TargetID=85.
Revision Date: 6/3/2013