Development Opportunity for
56 Almaden Ct, San Francisco, CA


308% Potential

($6,745,608 Untapped Value)

Existing:
2,491 ft2
 
Allowed:
7,680 ft2
 

This property is a Dwelling designated as a Single Family Residential unit on a lot of 2,748 sqft. It has 1 story, 6 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Property has a total as-built area of 2,491 sqft of which 2,605 sqft is the conditioned area assessed for property taxes.

Zoning District: RH-1

Development Options for
56 Almaden Ct, San Francisco, CA

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What are the local zoning regulations for 56 Almaden Ct ?

RH-1 (RESIDENTIAL- HOUSE, ONE FAMILY)

These Districts are occupied almost entirely by single-family houses on lots 25 feet in width, without side yards. Floor sizes and building styles vary but tend to be uniform within tracts developed in distinct time periods. Though built on separate lots, the structures have the appearance of small-scale row housing, rarely exceeding 35 feet in height. Front setbacks are common, and ground level open space is generous. In most cases the single-family character of these Districts has been maintained for a considerable time.

These districts predominantly consist of single-family houses on narrow 25-foot-wide lots, lacking side yards. Despite varying floor sizes and architectural styles, uniformity prevails within tracts developed during specific time periods, creating a small-scale row housing aesthetic with structures rarely surpassing 35 feet in height. Common features include front setbacks, providing a sense of spacing, and ample ground-level open space, fostering a visually appealing environment. Remarkably, the enduring preservation of a single-family character characterizes these districts, attesting to their long-term residential stability.

Permitted Residential Use: ADU and JADU, intermediate length occupancy use, single room occupancy, student housing, senior housing, and dwelling units.

Permitted Non-Residential Use: Agriculture, neighborhood, passive outdoor recreation, child care facility, public facilities, and residential care facility.

What is the maximum height for 56 Almaden Ct ?

40-X

No portion of a dwelling can exceed a height of 40 feet, except that the permitted height has to be reduced to 35 feet where the average ground elevation at the rear line of the lot is lower by 20 or more feet than at the front line. The height is measured by taking a point at the centerline of the building or, where the building steps in relation to a street that is the basis for height measurement. Separate points need to be taken at the centerline of each building step. The upper point is the highest point on the finished roof in the case of a flat roof, and the average height of the rise in the case of a pitched or stepped roof.

What are the ADU regulations for 56 Almaden Ct ?

ADU eligible

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also called secondary units, in-law units, or cottages, are units added to existing and new residential buildings. Adding an ADU to your property can provide several benefits, such as providing housing for family members, simplifying your lifestyle, and increased financial flexibility.Learn more about building ADU in this article

What neighborhood is 56 Almaden Ct located in?

Lone Mountain, San Francisco

Lone Mountain is a historic hill in west-central San Francisco, California and the site of the private University of San Francisco (USF) – Lone Mountain Campus, which in turn was previously the San Francisco Lone Mountain College for Women. It was once the location of Lone Mountain Cemetery, a complex encompassing the Laurel Hill, Calvary, Masonic, and Odd Fellows Cemeteries.

Lone Mountain is one of California's historic hills. The hill is near to the former location of the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, and Greek Orthodox Cemetery. The graves in these cemeteries, along with most graves in San Francisco, were moved to Colma by the 1940s. Lone Mountain is also home to the Angelo J. Rossi Playground and Rossi Pool at Arguello Boulevard and Anza Street.

Lone Mountain is also known as "University Terrace" because of the terraces that connect the two USF campuses.

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