San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan Update

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of El Cerrito
Document Title
San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan Update
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Commercial / Mixed Use & High Density Residential

Document Description
The Specific Plan Update is intended to increase residential and commercial development in the plan area, and update components of the adopted Specific Plan, which includes supporting the community vision to create a vibrant, walkable, sustainable, and transit-oriented corridor that respects surrounding neighborhoods. The Update proposes a development capacity increase of approximately 2,500 residential units and possibly a development capacity increase in commercial square footage.

Contact Information
Sean Moss
City of El Cerrito
Lead/Public Agency
10890 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Phone : (510) 215-4359

City of El Cerrito
Project Applicant


37°54'56"N 122°18'39"W
El Cerrito Richmond
Contra Costa
Northern California San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
San Pablo Avenue from south of MacDonald Ave to south of Carlson Blvd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
BART, Union Pacific
West Contra Costa Unified School District
Cerrito Creek, Baxter Creek, San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 2,500) Commercial (to be determined)
Local Action
Specific Plan Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts 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 Septic System Sewer Capacity Social Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) 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) Department of Toxic Substances Control San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document
Final Signed NOP_11-20-20   PDF 548 K
NOC and Environmental Document Transmittal   PDF 248 K
State Comments
2014042025_NAHC Comment   PDF 447 K

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