Best Inn Hotel Expansion

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of El Cerrito
Document Title
Best Inn Hotel Expansion
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant/auto body shop; Zoning: Central Commercial/Planned District; General Plan: Mixed use.
Document Description
Expansion of an existing 3-story, 48-room hotel to a total of 102 rooms including a manager's unit. A new 4-story building is proposed. The project includes a conference room with capacity of 30 persons. The existing site area of 29,300 square feet would be increased to 68,300 square feet through acquisition of contiguous properties to the north of the present site.

Contact Information

Jill Keimach
Agency Name
City of El Cerrito
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Cerrito
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Potrero Avenue/Eastshore Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
513-372-043, -032,-038
State Highways
123, I-80, I-580
UP, Bart
West Contra Costa USD,+private
San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 28,000, Acres 1.5, Employees 12)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Design Review
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Transportation

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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