City of Palo Alto Parking Structures at 375 Hamilton Avenue (aka Downtown Parking Garage)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palo Alto
Document Title
City of Palo Alto Parking Structures at 375 Hamilton Avenue (aka Downtown Parking Garage)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
surface parking/public facilities/regional/community commercial
Document Description
The city proposes to construct a parking garage on an existing city-owned surface parking to address additional parking demand within the city of Downtown Area. The EIR prepared for the project would evaluate build alternatives for replacing the existing surface lot parking. The proposed project would require changes to the zoning district or changes to the text of the zoning ordinance. The project would include: a new five level public parking garage over one basement parking level, providing approx 291-415 spaces; an approx 3,800 sf or less single tenant commercial shell space building fronting Waverley St; other options being considered include incorporating a bike station, mechanical parking system, and a PV system.

Contact Information

Amy French
Agency Name
City of Palo Alto
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Hamilton Ave and Waverley St
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 82
San Francisquito 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 3800), Other (parking structure (291-415 spaces))
Local Actions
Site Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Energy

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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