Weissman (Dipsea Ranch) Land Division Mitigated Negative Declaration

Community Development Agency

Summary

Location

455 Panoramic Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Assessor Parcel: 046-161-11

Status

Environmental Review

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY & EXTENDED COMMENT PERIOD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Marin County Environmental Review Division has released a draft Mitigated Negative Declaration of environmental impact for the Weissman (Dipsea Ranch) Land Division Project. The applicant for the project is Dan Weissman, and the property is located at 455 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, and further identified as Assessor's Parcel 046-161-11.

The applicant is requesting approval to subdivide an existing 8.29-acre lot into 3 single-family residential lots. The new residential lots would range in size as follows:

Proposed Lot Number

Proposed Lot Area

1

2.22

2

0.89

3

5.18

Residential development currently exists at the property and access to the site is proposed to be provided via the existing entry driveway at 455 Panoramic Highway. The project includes a proposal to install two new on-site sewage disposal systems to serve Lots 2 and 3. Water service would be provided by the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD). The project also includes the incorporation of a storm water management plan that utilizes a system of storm drains, cisterns and bioswales to address runoff.

A draft Mitigated Negative Declaration of environmental impact has been prepared for the project pursuant to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is available for review via the link below. The Mitigated Negative Declaration finds that the project would not result in significant or potentially significant environmental impacts related to:

  1. Aesthetics
  2. Agricultural and Forestry Resources
  3. Air Quality
  4. Biological Resources
  5. Cultural Resources
  6. Energy
  7. Geology and Soils
  8. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  9. Hazards and Hazardous Materials
  10. Hydrology and Water Quality
  11. Land Use and Planning
  12. Mandatory Findings of Significance
  13. Mineral Resources
  14. Noise
  15. Population and Housing
  16. Public Services
  17. Recreation
  18. Transportation
  19. Tribal Cultural Resources
  20. Utilities and Service Systems
  21. Wildfire

The 45-day public review and comment period for the Mitigated Negative Declaration commences on Thursday, December 12, 2019. Written comments on the environmental review will be accepted at the Community Development Agency until the close of the extended public review period at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Commenters are advised to mail written comments postmarked on or before January 28, 2020, to the attention of Tammy Taylor, Environmental Planner at 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 308, San Rafael, CA 94903. Comments can also be submitted via email to envplanning@marincounty.org before the end of the comment period deadline.

Project plans and other documents related to the application are available on the project’s webpage (see link below), where you can subscribe to receive email notifications and updates. Hard copies of all of the application materials, including project plans and any technical reports, are available at the Planning Division’s public service counter, which is normally open from 8 AM until 4 PM, Mondays through Thursdays.

Project Contact

Sabrina Cardoza
415-473-3607

Applicant

Dan Weissman
415-888-8551

Planning Project Page

Weissman (Dipsea Ranch) Land Division (P1589)

Project Description

The applicant is requesting approval to subdivide an existing 8.29-acre lot into 3 single-family residential lots. The new residential lots would range in size as follows:

Proposed Lot Number Proposed Lot Area
1 2.22
2 0.89
3 5.18

Residential development currently exists at the property and access to the site is proposed to be provided via the existing entry driveway at 455 Panoramic Highway. The project includes a proposal to install two new on-site sewage disposal systems to serve Lots 2 and 3. Water service would be provided by the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD). The project also includes the incorporation of a storm water management plan that utilizes a system of storm drains, cisterns and bioswales to address runoff.