200 Nellen Avenue Mixed-Use Building

The applicant is requesting Design Review and Variance approval to demolish the existing used car lot structures and surface lot (Active Auto Sales) and construct a new, two-story 8,701 sq. ft. mixed-use, commercial building with 39 on-site parking spaces. An ingress-egress driveway is proposed on Fifer Avenue and egress only driveway is proposed on Nellen Avenue. The intended uses are retail on the first floor and administrative offices on the second floor. A semi-detached elevator shaft is proposed adjacent to the northwest corner of the building. The application does not include any signs at this point. The subject property is governed by the Mixed Use Commercial Land Use Designation and the C-3 (Medium-Density Residential) Zoning District. Please view the documents below for additional project information.

Public Notices


Notice of Planning Commission Public Hearing July 11, 2017 - dated June 29, 2017
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration - dated June 22, 2017

Staff Reports


Planning Commission Staff Report for July 11, 2017 meeting - dated July 7, 2017

Environmental Documents


Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration - dated June 22, 2017
Attachments to the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration:
  • Attachment 1:  Phase I - Preliminary Site Investigation Study, Exxon Service Station No. 7-3446, 200 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA; prepared by Alton Geoscience , Inc. , July 24, 1990
  • Attachment 2:  Underground Storage Tank (UST) Case Closure for Former Exxon Station #7-3446, 200 Nellen Ave. Corte Madera, Marin County, UST Case No. 21-0045, August 1996
  • Attachment 3: Focused Traffic Analysis for the 200 Nellen Avenue Project, March 13, 2017, by W-Trans

Project Plans


Applicant submittal