The project proposal consists of two mixed use, low impact development buildings on a site consisting of two vacant parcels with a total combined area of .43 acres. Building A includes 1,391 square feet of ground floor commercial area and a two-bedroom apartment on the second floor. Building B includes 1,538 square feet of ground floor commercial and a two-bedroom apartment on the second floor. Proposed uses for both buildings include professional office on the ground floor with a residential use above the ground floor. The site is accessed directly from Pioneer Way. The proposal provides for all required landscaping, parking, stormwater and utility infrastructure. The applicant has sought a recommendation from the Design Review Board (DRB) related to specific requirements of Article II: Neighborhood Context, Article III: Site Design, and Article IV: Architecture. In particular, the applicant has proposed an alternative design to the following Design Manual provisions: GHMC 17.99.200, 17.99.240(C), 17.99.260(D), 17.99.330(F), 17.99.380, 17.99.400(A), and 17.99.530. Each of the alternative design proposals were considered by the DRB at their May 13, 2021 public meeting and were ultimately recommended for approval to the Community Development Director.