City of Menlo Park Housing, Safety, and Environmental Justice Elements Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Menlo Park
Document Title
City of Menlo Park Housing, Safety, and Environmental Justice Elements Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The City of Menlo Park will be the Lead Agency to prepare a Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City's 6th Cycle Housing Element Update; Safety Element Update; and a new Environmental Justice Element for the City's General Plan. The EIR will be a Subsequent EIR to the City's 2016 General Plan EIR (SCH# 2015062054). The 6th Cycle Housing Element Update will address the City's Regional Housing Needs Allocation of 2,946 housing units, plus an appropriate buffer. The EIR will evaluate the potential environmental impacts of implementing the 6th Cycle Housing Element Update, the Safety Element Update, and a new Environmental Justice Element for the City of Menlo Park, and associated General Plan and/or Zoning amendments.

Contact Information

Tom Smith, Senior Planner
Agency Name
City of Menlo Park
Job Title
Acting Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Menlo Park
San Mateo
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
82, 84, 109, 114, 101, 280
Union Pacific, Caltrain
Palo Alto Airport
San Francisco Bay, Francisquito Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
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 Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (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), Department of Toxic Substances Control, 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 Water Quality
Development Types
Residential (Units 4000, Acres 10880)
Local Actions
General Plan Update, General Plan Amendment, General Plan Element, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
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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