Hanna Ranch Commercial Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Novato, City of (City of Novato)
Document Title
Hanna Ranch Commercial Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The project site is currently vacant and consists of varied terrain with a generally flat "panhandle" on the north that transitions to three tree-studded knolls on the south. A freshwater pond is also located on the site. The site is zoned Planned District with a Baylands overlay (PD:B) and the General Plan designation is Business and Professional Office (BPO).

Document Description
The proposed project would develop the site with a maximum of 136,500 square feet of commercial uses, including 34,700 square feet of retail use, 21, 200 square feet of office use, 10,000 square feet of restaurant use, a 70,600 square-foot (116 room) hotel, and associated grading, parking, landscaping, and the extension of infrastructure. A Class I bike and pedestrian path would also be included as part of the development and two potential alignments are evaluated in the EIR. The project would require the following discretionary approvals: Possible Development/Purchase Agreement; Vacation of Existing Floating Easement/Grant of Easement to City for Class I path; Vesting Tentative Map; General Plan Amendment, Master Plan, Precise Development Plan, Design Review, and a Use Permit.

Contact Information
Alan Lazure
City of Novato
75 Rowland Way, Suite 110
Novato, CA 94945

Phone : (415) 899-8941


38°5'5.7048"N 122°32'54.5964"W
Cross Streets
Rowland Avenue/Vintage Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101, 37
Novato HS, Lynwood ES, Loma Verde ES, Indian Valley JC
Novato Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (21,200 Sq. Ft.) Commercial (34,700 Sq. Ft.) Other (116 room hotel & 10,000 sq. ft. restaurant)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Master Plan Planned Unit Development Use Permit Subdivision
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Global Climate Change
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Transportation, District 4

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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