The maximum FAR for new 2-story homes and 2nd story additions in Fremont is 0.70.
See page three of http://www.fremont.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1110
I have lived in the 94539/MSJ area for all my life and I have personally completed what you are trying to do in the 94539. There are way too many details to share on t ... more
Make sure you talk to the City of Fremont Planning department FIRST ...
They will tell you what can or cannot be done. If they give the go ahead ... more
Dawn is dead-on with commenting on the potential for historic preservation considerations. Given your description of the property, it sounds like its location may be sit ... more
Thank you for posting more information about your home. Since you already have two tubs in the home, I would only add a second sink in the master bathroom and keep your ... more
I'm a licensed structural engineer and do both architectural design and structural engineering. Our office is located in Fremont Mission San Jose. Please feel free to call o ... more
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@ Gilbert Richards:
â€œIt depends, some counties do not require permi ... more
They're pretty easy to talk to if you go down to the city planning dept.
Are you financially comfortable living elsewhere while the remodel occurs? Are you handy/mechanically inclined? Do you have family that w ... more
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