San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan Update

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of El Cerrito
Document Title
San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan Update
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
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 100,000 square feet of commercial square footage.

Contact Information

Steve Ridone
Agency Name
Job Title
Senior Project Associate
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Sean Moss
Agency Name
City of El Cerrito
Job Title
Planning Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Cerrito
Contra Costa
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
San Pablo Avenue from south of MacDonald Ave to south of Carlson Blvd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 123, I-80, I-580
BART, Union Pacific
West Contra Costa Unified School District
Cerrito Creek, Baxter Creek, San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (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 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), Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 4, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Residential (Units 2500, Acres 208), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 100000, Acres 2.3, Employees 4550)
Local Actions
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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