Del Hombre 284-Unit Apartment Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
Del Hombre 284-Unit Apartment Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Single-Family Residential (R-15) and Planned Unit District (P-1 )/ Multiple-Family Residential-Very High Density (MV)
Document Description
The project applicant, The Hanover Company, proposes to build a 284-unit six-story podium apartment community on a 2.37-acre site located in central Contra Costa County and adjacent to the Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station in unincorporated Walnut Creek.The project will require approval of a General Plan Amendment from Multiple-Family Residential-Very High Density (MV) to Multiple-Family Residential-Very High Special Density (MS), a rezoning of the property from Single-Family Residential (R-15} and Planned Unit District (P-1) to Planned Unit District (P-1 ), a minor subdivision, and a Final Development Plan to allow the construction of the apartments including variances to the lot size for rezoning a less than 5-acre property to P-1 and 10-foot setback requirement from a public road, and an exception from Title 9 for drainage requirements. The project also includes the improvements to roads, demolition of the existing residential buildings, the removal of approximately 161 trees and impacts to approximately 28 additional trees, and grading of approximately 29,000 cubic yards.

Contact Information

Jennifer Cruz
Agency Name
Contra Costa County Depart. of ConseNation & Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
The Hanover Company
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Walnut Creek
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Del Hombre Lane and Roble Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
148-170-001, 022, 037, 041, 042
State Highways
Bancroft Elementary

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Residential (Units 284, Acres 2.4)
Local Actions
General Plan Update, Planned Unit Development, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Recreation, Transportation


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