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500 University Ave. project totaling more than $13 million

Big bucks are going into 500 University Ave., totaling at least $13,858,000. Work being done at the site includes demolishing a single-story commercial building and laying the foundation for a below-grade parking garage for a three-story office/retail building. The Architectural Review Board approved this project back in 2013. Scan the rest of the building permits to learn more about what's happening in your neighborhood.

856 Warren Way water main line replacement approved material, $n/a

2073 Edgewood Drive temporary power, $n/a

172 Lois Lane 15000-01179: add outdoor barbecue, raise rear porch slab, add handrails and decorative walls, change interior layout at master bath/walk in closet, change electrical service from overhead to underground, $n/a

4062 Ben Lomond Drive replace water line, no work in the public row, $n/a

4047 Manzana Lane install NEMA 14-50 outlet for electric vehicle charger, $n/a

666 Tennyson Ave. remove non-bearing wing walls at laundry enclosure and reroute dryer exhaust, $1,000

499 Lytton Ave. damaged window and associated dry rot repair, $5,000

260 Parkside Drive residential roof-mounted PV system, $n/a

3175 David Ave. residential Level 2 EVSE outside the garage, $n/a

417 Monroe Drive install new dedicated gas line to new cooktop equipment, $n/a

3539 Louis Road roof cleaning and coating, $9,471

737 Loma Verde Ave., Unit# 1 Apt. 1: water heater replacement, $n/a

1850 Middlefield Road replace four doors and two sidelights, $9,000

939 University Ave. 15000-00730: revise master bathroom and bedroom layouts, structural changes and new footing added at kitchen, and structural change to beam at basement, $n/a

3340 Saint Michael Drive sewer lateral replacement, $n/a

3101 Middlefield Road, Apt. 1 Unit 1: remodel kitchen and bathroom, replace sub panel within the unit, master plans approved and plan checked under 15000-01477, $11,000

969 Matadero Ave. structural upgrade to pool to add automatic pool cover, electric service upgrade, and running electric and water for rain water catch basin, add barbecue and fire pit, $17,000

927 Dennis Drive remove and replace water heater in garage, $n/a

175 Island Drive re-roof, $15,000

868 Southampton Drive addition and remodel, $60,000

1359 Martin Ave. 15000-02450: revision to add two windows on first story, $n/a

500 University Ave. demolish single-story commercial building (application extended), $n/a

500 University Ave. foundation and below-grade parking for future new three-story office/retail building with occupied roof deck and two split levels of below-grade parking with 62 parking spaces (plans for office building will be submitted as a revision to this permit, application extended), $13,858,000

2465 Louis Road roof-mounted PV system, $n/a

562 Kendall Ave., Apt. 13 furnace replacement, $n/a

2796 Cowper St. 14000-02671: revision to exterior wall framing of garage, $n/a

3466 Thomas Drive residential service upgrade for PV-ready panel, $n/a

675 El Camino Real Sprint: modify existing rooftop telecommunication facility, $25,000

3805 Louis Road 14000-02575: relocate furnace to attic and install new AC unit in side yard, $n/a

221 Kingsley Ave. 15-71: porches changing from wood frame to concrete and revise wood framing in bathroom, $n/a

1143 Greenwood Ave. 15-1553: revision includes revised roof design over side patio, relocate side wall, underpinning structure due to foundation settlement, $n/a

221 Kingsley Ave. 15-73: revision to garage car pit foundation, $n/a

923 Bautista Court re-roof, $11,550

3349 Vernon Terrace 15-2393: revised plans includes additional square footage at rear residence, add bathroom remodel, $n/a

3320 Thomas Drive roof cleaning and coating, $9,785

410 Sheridan Ave. replace water damaged exterior framing and shear walls for units 103, 217, 331 and 445, $67,000

359 Creekside Drive copper re-pipe, $n/a

1125 University Ave. new pool house with new tankless water heater and bathroom, $43,635

1865 Bryant St. residential gas leak repair in the main after the meter, $n/a

221 Kingsley Ave. 15-70: change exterior basement stairs from wood to concrete, shifting basement mechanical room door, structural change to retaining wall above grade, change steel tube column size, entry steps to concrete, retrofit to I-Beam anchor, $n/a

325 Curtner Ave. re-roof, $30,000

1240 Parkinson Ave. 15-1728: revised foundation design at living room, $n/a

450 Loma Verde Ave. replace water heater, $n/a

918 Moreno Ave. remove and replace 11 windows, $6,833

2000 Bryant St. residential install NEMA 14-50 outlet for electric vehicle charger, $n/a

323 Curtner Ave. re-roof, $40,000

853 La Para Ave. demolish existing structure, $n/a

2275 Amherst St. Historic Category 2: install NEMA 14-50 outlet in detached garage, $n/a

432 University Ave. tenant improvement for existing tenant lululemon, includes partial demolition of ceiling soffits at sale floor, relocate interior door, relocate kitchenette sink, $50,000

1812 Edgewood Drive tear off existing roofing, install syntactic underlayment, install composition shingle back, $15,000

853 La Para Ave. new two-story residence, includes covered patio with attached garage and two tankless water heaters, $590,000

853 La Para Ave. demolish existing garage, $n/a

853 La Para Ave. demolish existing single-family residence, $n/a

853 La Para Ave. temporary power, $n/a

853 La Para Ave. demolish existing structure, $n/a

940 Commercial St. Foster Art & Wilderness Foundation: Phase 3 scope of work includes new restrooms, break room, replace exterior doors and windows, landscaping, remove a curb cut, new backflow device, replace street trees, $292,000


Palo Alto building permit information is sourced from the City of Palo Alto Planning & Community Environment Department.

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