Commonwealth: Building 3 Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Menlo Park
Document Title
Commonwealth: Building 3 Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Office-Bonus (O-B)
Document Description
The Sobrato Organization is proposing to construct an approximately 249,500 gross square foot (gsf) office building (Building 3) and an approximately 404,000 gsf parking structure as part of the Commonwealth: Building 3 Project (Project). Building 3 and the parking structure would replace most of the existing surface parking lot. When combined with the existing buildings at the Project site, the Project would result in three buildings with a combined floor area of approximately 509,420 gsf and a floor area ratio (FAR) of 88 percent. The approximately 404,000 gsf parking structure would accommodate 1,340 parking spaces. The Jefferson Site would be converted from an existing surface parking lot to a privately owned, publicly accessible open space (Jefferson Park).

Contact Information

Payal Bhagat
Agency Name
City of Menlo Park
Job Title
Contract Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Menlo Park
San Mateo
Cross Streets
Commonwealth Drive and Jefferson Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
055-243-300, 055-243-310
State Highways
US 101, SR 84, SR 114
Dumbarton ROW
Belle Haven, TIDE
SF Bay

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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, District 17, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 249500, Acres 13.3, Employees 1996)
Local Actions
Conditional Development Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Noise, Population/Housing, Sewer Capacity, Archeological/Historical, Traffic/Circulation, Water Supply/Groundwater
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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