4256 El Camino Real Hotel Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palo Alto
Document Title
4256 El Camino Real Hotel Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Present Land Use
Service Commercial

Document Description
The project would involve demolition of an existing restaurant building and construction of a five-story hotel building at 4256 El Camino Real in Palo Alto. The hotel would include 100 guest rooms, underground parking with mechanical lifts, and an exterior courtyard. Hotel amenities would include a fitness room, business center, restaurant/cafe, and bar. The total gross square feet (sf) of the project would be approximately 51,300 sf. The building roof height would be 50 feet, with mechanical equipment and an associated mechanical screen extending no more than 8 feet above the maximum ridge of the roof. The rear of the building would include an outdoor patio area with a pedestrian path, seating, a lounge area, and a gathering space with a fire pit for use by hotel guests. Parking would include 85 parking stalls plus 17 valet aisle spaces for a total of 102 vehicle spaces located in a two-level subterranean garage accessible via a driveway from El Camino Real.

Contact Information
Samuel Jacob Gutierrez
City of Palo Alto
Lead/Public Agency
250 Hamilton Avenue, Fifth Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone : (650) 329-2225

Randy Popp
Project Applicant


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Parcel #

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of Palo Alto
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
Cert NOD filing SSC   PDF 1022 K

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