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Ordinance 1284 - Building Height Limit

The City of San Bruno and the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce are discussing whether to put on the June 2014 or November 2014 ballot a measure that, if passed, would allow buildings in specific locations in San Bruno higher that 50 feet or 3 stories,

The 1284 Ordinance reads in part ...""Section 1. Unless and until approved by a majority of the voters of the City of San Bruno voting at a general or special election, no building permits, grading permits or other approvals shall be issued to allow or authorize the initiation or construction of buildings, other structures, land development projects or land uses described below:

(a)   Buildings or other structures exceeding 50 feet in height.

(b)   Buildings or other structures exceeding three stories in height.

(c)   Buildings or other structures, modifications or redevelopment thereof in residential districts which increase the number of dwelling units per acre or occupancy, within each acre or portion thereof, in excess of limits permitted on October 10, 1974, under the then existing Zoning Chapter of the City of San Bruno.

(d)   Multi-story parking structures or buildings.

Buildings or other structures, modifications or redevelopment thereof which encroach upon, modify, widen or realign the following streets hereby designated as scenic corridors: Crystal Springs Road between Oak Avenue and Junipero Serra. Freeway; and Sneath Lane from El Camino Real to existing westerly City limits...."

You can direct your comments to:

San Bruno City Clerk Carol Bonner at cbonner@ci.sanbruno.ca.us
or
San Bruno Chamber at office@sanbrunochamber.com 

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