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Notice of Public Hearing concerning 790 Foothill

Post Date:12/20/2018

The San Luis Obispo City Council invites all interested persons to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California, relative to the following: 

PUBLIC HEARING concerning 790 Foothill Blvd. - Review of an appeal (Filed by Foothill Blvd. Civil Defense) of the Planning Commission’s decision to approve a use permit approval for a new four-story mixed-use project with 6,800 square feet of ground floor commercial/retail space, 78 residential units, and 155 parking spaces with a request for mechanical parking lifts and expanded hours of operation for the commercial spaces. Twelve of the units in the project will be affordable for very-low income households, allowing a 35% density bonus and affordable housing incentives are requested including the construction of a 43-foot tall structure where 35 feet is normally allowed and an increase in allowable lot coverage from 75% to 90% (APPL-1971-2018).

For more information, you are invited to contact Rachel Cohen of the City’s Community Development Department at (805) 781-7574 or by email at

The City Council may also discuss other hearings or business items before or after the items listed above. If you challenge the proposed project in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Council Agenda Reports for this meeting will be available for review in the City Clerk’s Office and online at on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Please call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 781-7100 for more information. The City Council meeting will be televised live on Charter Cable Channel 20 and live streaming on

Teresa Purrington
City Clerk
City of San Luis Obispo

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