City of Palo Alto Public Safety Building and California Avenue Parking Garage

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Palo Alto, City of (City of Palo Alto)
Document Title
City of Palo Alto Public Safety Building and California Avenue Parking Garage
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Surface parking lots/Public Facilities (PF)/Major Institutional Special Facility (MISF), Community Commercial (CC)

Document Description
The City of Palo Alto proposes to relocate the City's Police Dept., Fire Administration, Emergency Communications Center (911), Office of Emergency Services Operations Center (EOC), and associated parking and other support spaces from their current downtown location at the Palo Alto Civic Center 275 Forest Ave., Palo Alto, CA , to a new adequately sized Public Safety Building (PSB) facility designed to meet the operational and essential facility standards for police and emergency service providers. The City also proposes to construct a new public parking garage to provide a net increase of 150 to 330 public parking stalls for the CA Ave commercial area. The construction of the Public Safety Building and CA Ave. Parking Garage comprise the project.

Contact Information
Matt Raschke
City of Palo Alto
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone : (650) 329-2151


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Sherman Ave. between Ash St. & Park Blvd.
Parcel #
State Highways
101, 82, 280
Moffett Federal Airfield
Palo Alto USD, Stanford
SF Bay, Francisquito Creek, Matadero Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Pub. Safety Bldg 50K sq. ft. + 640 space pkg. garage)
Local Action
Site Plan Other Action Other Action: Pub. Safety Bldg
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Other Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Native American Heritage Commission

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