The Downtown Opportunity Study: South Plaza Office Development

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Altos
Document Title
The Downtown Opportunity Study: South Plaza Office Development
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GPLUD: Public and Institutional Z: Commercial Retail Sales (CRS)
Document Description
Proposed General Plan designation of Downtown Commercial and a proposed Zoning designation of Commercial Downtown (CD). Develop four acres of existing surface parking lots with up to 200,000 sf of office space with two to four levels of underground garages to provide parking for the office uses and to replace existing public parking. The project would be broken up into three phases, to minimize loss of public parking, with two years between each phase of development.

Contact Information

Zachary Dahl
Agency Name
City of Los Altos
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Altos
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
San Antonio Rd./First St./Second St./Third St./Plaza South
Total Acres
Parcel #
167-40-039,-072 & 167-38-002
State Highways
Hwy 280
Adobe Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
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), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 200,000, Acres 4, Employees 800)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Global Warming

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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