Bayview Estates Residential Project (2021) RTC/FEIR

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
Bayview Estates Residential Project (2021) RTC/FEIR
Document Type
RC - Response to Comments
Present Land Use
Undeveloped land. The property supports permanent and seasonal wetlands and an extensive band of freshwater marsh in the eastern and southern part of the site. A valley oak woodland grove of 34 native oak trees covers a small area
Document Description
The Draft EIR analyzes the proposed development of a phased 144-unit residential subdivision on approximately 78.2-acres of vacant land in the Vine Hill/Pacheco Boulevard area of unincorporated Contra Costa County. The proposed Project includes the following major components on and adjacent to the Project site: (1) A Vesting Tentative Map (VTM) for development of up to 144 detached single-family homes and associated new internal roadways on approximately 31.8 acres of the Project site. (2) Approximately 46.4 acres of open space, marshes and undeveloped land, including (a) the preservation of approximately 20.1 acres of the upper hill area shown as “Parcel A” on the VTM; (b) the preservation of approximately 19.8 acres of the lower site areas (containing wetlands, coastal salt marsh, freshwater marsh, open water, and alkali meadow) shown as “Parcel B” on the VTM; and (c) the development of a new 2.0-acre stormwater treatment basin, in accordance with the County’s C.3 Guidebook, and shown as “Parcel F” on the VTM. (3) Development of an approximately 4.5-acre private neighborhood park in proximity to “Parcel B” and “Parcel F”. (4) Onsite grading of approximately 900,000 cubic yards of earth material for residential subdivision development, including substantial grading of the lower hill area and limited grading of the upper hill area in order to balance overall project cut and fill earthwork volumes. (5) Extension of new utility lines to and throughout the Project site, and the repair and upgrade of existing off-site utility lines. (6) Improvement of two existing off-site roadways, Central Avenue and Palms Drive, to better accommodate two lanes of moving vehicular traffic to/from the Project site. (7) A tree permit to remove up to 30 code-protected trees. (8) Exceptions to Title 9 relating to roadway and detention basin standards; also to Division 98 (Streets) and Division 914 (Drainage) of Title 9 of the County Ordnance Code. The Draft EIR analysis also analyzes the Projects proposed amendment to the existing heavy industrial General Plan and zoning designations to accommodate the proposed residential use.

Contact Information

Gary Kupp
Agency Name
Contra Costa County
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Crescentia Brown
Agency Name
Job Title
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Contra Costa
Countywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
South Terminus of Palms Drive; Central Avenue

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Residential (Units 144, Acres 78.2)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wildfire


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