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Development

The Emeryville Planning Commission held a special meeting last week to discuss the city’s contentious Parking Management Plan. For a quick summation of the plan, the City is contemplating an overhaul of how parking is...

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The April Planning Commission meeting had discussions on a replacement for the Art.com signs as well as updates on the proposed AT&T cell facilities and East Bay Therapeutics’ new dispensary that will occupy 5745 Peladeau...

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Cellular antennas were the focus for much of the Planning Commission’s March meeting as both Sprint and AT&T look to install new equipment in Emeryville. In addition, we got an update on the Adeline Springs...

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Planning Commission held a special meeting on March 15th to discuss a conditional use permit for a temporary lot for the Emery Go-Round fleet, as well as a PUD amendment for the Sherwin Williams development....

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February’s Planning Commission meeting included a discussion of the annual general plan progress report, approval of a new cannabis dispensary and a review of an updated final architecture plan for the Sherwin-Williams project. Director’s Report:...

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The new year started with a marathon January 25th Planning Commission meeting that spanned nearly five hours. The meeting was filled with interesting updates to some ongoing large projects as well as another use permit...

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The realigned Shellmound Way opened to traffic back in mid-December giving eager residents hope that the opening of the Emeryville New Seasons Market couldn’t be far away. Reports of a slowdown in activity at the...

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The Emeryville Planning Commission held a special meeting on December 20th to discuss the issuance of use permits for three cannabis manufacturing applicants. All three applications are a result of our City Council’s decision back...

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The December 14th Planning Commission meeting saw two study sessions on the agenda. The first was for the Ocean View townhouse development that was previously discussed at the Commission’s January meeting. The second presented results...

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The October 25th Planning Commission meeting involved discussions on several ongoing projects in our city. The biggest agenda item was the final development plan study session for the architecture and park space of the massive...

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Representatives from the Cities of Emeryville and Oakland joined EAH Housing, colleagues from Alameda County and guests for the groundbreaking of a new affordable Apartment community today. The $64M project was designed by international award-winning...

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The September 27th Planning Commission saw two developments on the agenda. One being an update to the “Doyle Street Mews” project that was previously reviewed in the July recap, and a new development located at...

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The August 24th Planning Commission saw three public hearings on the agenda; two dealing with sign permits and the other involving potential wireless telecom installations to help increase the signal strength for cellular users. Prior to...

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Emeryville Marina neighbors have probably noticed the barge, tugboat and heavy equipment amid the vessels that appeared in June. The three-month long dredging project at the Emery Cove Yacht Harbor was contracted to Curtin Maritime and is...

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The July 27th Planning Commission saw two study sessions on the agenda for two new housing projects. One for the “Doyle Street Mews” project that had been previously reviewed back in April of 2016, and...

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A sad conclusion to a long battle between the City of Emeryville and nearly 50 year-long Emeryville resident Andre Carpiaux came to a close on Tuesday as Council approved “abatement” of his home citing fears...

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A formal design permit has been filed with the Oakland Bureau of Planning and Zoning for the proposed development of the empty lot at 6500 San Pablo Avenue, a lot that once housed the original Trader Vic’s...

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The June 21st Planning Commission saw agenda items including proposed signage for the Avalon residential development at 6301 Shellmound Street as well as an extension request for the 6701 Shellmound street (AKA The “Nady” Site) development. The agenda was slightly overshadowed by the news...

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The May 27th Planning Commission saw several important projects on the agenda. Public hearing occurred on two projects, including the Sherwin Williams property subdivision map, and the permitting of signage for the New Seasons market. There...

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Wareham Development representatives and local dignitaries celebrated the ‘topping off’ of the EmeryStation West building last Friday May 12th. Prior to the ceremony, Wareham hosted a presentation of The East Bay Economic Development Alliance’s “Innovation 2.0 Regional...

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Lennar Multifamily Communities presented their latest plans for the Sherwin-Williams Development at an April 27th Planning Commission meeting. The biggest adjustments to the project included the removal of a standalone affordable unit, their intent to sell the existing Warehouse building, and...

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Overshadowed by our coverage of the 500 unit Sherwin-Williams development is the groundbreaking of 389 apartment units as part of the Public Market Redevelopment. Avalon Bay Communities’ AVA “Public Market” and AVA “Market Place” will come...

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Construction at the 14.5-acre Emeryville Public Market redevelopment project entered a new phase last week with the creation of the Shellmound bypass road. The road will enable the completion of undergrounding of utilities for an...

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The City of Oakland Design Review Committee (DRC) reviewed a proposal for a new hotel on our border last night. “Mandela Hotel” would be built on a 1-acre vacant site near the East Bay Bridge Shopping...

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