Costco Fuel Facility Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Novato
Document Title
Costco Fuel Facility Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
General Plan land use designation: General Commercial (CG). Zoning: Planned Development (PD) and Vintage Oaks Precise Development Plan (PDP).
Document Description
The project would develop a new fuel facility in place of an existing parking area adjacent to an existing Costco Wholesale store (Costco), on an approximately 1.15-acre portion of the Costco parking lot site. Costco is a membership-only store, and the proposed project would be for use by Costco members, and not open to the general public who are not members. The project includes a 10,244-square-foot fuel dispenser canopy, 14 dispensers (28 fueling positions), three 40,000-gallon gasoline underground storage tanks (UST), one 1,500-gallon additive UST, an approximately 125 square-foot controller enclosure, a vapor processing unit, directional striping, and an approximately 6,086 square-foot net increase in landscaped areas.

Contact Information

Brett Walker
Agency Name
City of Novato
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Vintage Way (south) and Rowland Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
101, 37
Lynnwood Elem, private schools
Novato Creek, Beverly Ehreth Preserve, Deer Island Preserve

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (gasoline fueling facility)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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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