Stanford Soil Deposition Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Mateo County
Document Title
Stanford Soil Deposition Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Zoning: Residential Estates Dist./Combining Dist. (R-E/S-11)/General Plan Designation: Institutional/General Open Space/Future Study

Document Description
The applicant, Leland Stanford Jr. University, requests a Grading Permit to accept up to 300,000 cubic yards of imported soil (quantity after placement and compaction) at the project site over a period of up to 10 years. Additionally, the applicant will perform 1,109 cubic yards of excavation necessary for the creation of keyways to provide fill stabilization and drainage. The applicant requests a Significant Tree Removal Permit as project will result in the surrounding of six significant (6) trees with soil (trees have been determined by an arborist to have defects and are unsuitable for preservation). The entire project site is located within the Junipero Serra Freeway (1-280) State Scenic Corridor.

Contact Information
Camille Leung
San Mateo County, Current Planning Section
Lead/Public Agency
455 County Center, 2nd Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063

Phone : (650) 363-1826


Menlo Park
San Mateo
Cross Streets
Sand Hill Rd. & 1-280 Freeway
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Stanford University, Menio Park Schools
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Ladera

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (No proposed development)
Local Action
Grading Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Noise Septic System Transportation Wildlife
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 Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) Department of Toxic Substances Control

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