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Zoning Applications in Appeal Period
LAST UPDATED 06-02-2020

Projects listed below have been acted on by the Zoning Adjustments Board or the Zoning Officer.

  • Staff has issued a Notice of Decision announcing the action, appeal deadline and appeal instructions.
  • Decisions on Zoning Applications may be appealed:
    • Zoning Officer decisions are appealed to ZAB
    • ZAB decisions are appealed to City Council
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Date Appeal Period Expires

ZP2018-0153   1533 Beverly  Major residential addition over 14' in average height with the addition of a 5th bedroom Allison Riemer 03-12-20
ZP2020-0001   1037 Creston 120 sq. ft. accessory building for habitable use, less than 10' in height, associated with BP2019-04599.  Sharon Gong 06-18-20
ZP2020-0002   1001 Dwight Retail Nursery Microbusiness for medical and recreational cultivation, distribution, and retail of cannabis seeds and clones. Ashley James 06-16-20
 ZP2018-0236   0 Euclid New 50' high monopine wireless facility with related equipment Layal Nawfal 07-17-19
ZP2019-0111   1449 Grizzly Peak Appeal of AUP #ZP2019-0111 to construct an approximately 500 square foot second and third story additions. Ashley James 04-28-20
ZP2020-0025   1380 Hearst Alteration in a non-conforming front yard - enclose existing covered front porch within same footprint. Vicky Schlepp 06-23-20
ZP2019-0221   920 Heinz To add sales of distilled spirits (Type 21 off-sale general) to the existing beer and wine sales at the Berkeley Bowl (West Berkeley location). Nicholas Armour 06-16-20
ZP2019-0160   1700 Seventh Eliminate 1 dwelling unit and establish a child care center in existing building. No exterior work. Nicholas Armour 06-16-20
ZP2019-0190   1500 Shattuck To expand Cheese Board by merging neighboring vacant space that was previously a grocery store, resulting in a food establishment over 1,000 sq. ft. Annelise Dohrer 06-16-20
ZP2019-0214   1549 Shattuck Food service over 1,000 sq. ft. and parking waiver. Analisa Garcia 06-09-20
DRSL2019-0021   1549 Shattuck Renovation of existing building for new restaurant. Anne Burns 06-03-20
ZP2019-0097   2129 Shattuck To add service of distilled spirits (Type 47) incidental to food service, at an approved 16-story hotel with approved permits for service of beer and wine incidental to food service. Nicholas Armour 06-16-20
ZP2020-0004   2224 Stuart Construct a residential addition over 14 feet in average height. Alison Lenci 06-02-20
ZP2019-0070   2650 Telegraph 5 story mixed use Density Bonus project, 45 dwelling units with ground floor lobbies and commercial space. Ashley James 04-28-20
ZP2019-0210   2870 Webster To alter an existing three-story single family dwelling on a 4,935 sq. ft. residential parcel by constructing a 115 sq. ft. addition on the third floor. Vicky Schlepp 05-21-20


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