Polaris Apartments (11965 San Pablo Avenue)

Exterior of Polaris

Project Description

The project contains 144 dwelling units, and includes 72 automobile parking spaces and 220 long-term bicycle parking spaces. The application was initially submitted on January 19, 2017.  The project includes on-site affordable housing units and qualifies for a density bonus pursuant to the California Density Bonus Law.  

The site lies within the Transit Oriented High Intensity Mixed Use (TOHIMU) zoning district. 

Public Process

This project is a Tier II project under the San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan. This means it requires action by the Design Review Board.

The project was approved by the Design Review Board on March 6, 2019.

The Design Review Board's approval was appealed to the Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission denied the appeal and upheld the Design Review Board's approval on April 17, 2019.  The Planning Commission's action was appealed to the City Council.  The City Council denied the appeal and approved the project on June 18, 2019.  

For more information on this project, contact the Planning Division.  

Project Materials

Environmental Documents