South San Francisco General Plan Update


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of South San Francisco
Document Title
South San Francisco General Plan Update
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
The existing General Plan for the City of South San Francisco designates current land use

Document Description
The proposed South San Francisco General Plan Update is a forward-looking document that will serve as the blueprint for the City through the year 2040. The goals, policies, and actions in the proposed General Plan Update will serve as a compass for decision-makers and will shape future plans and actions of the City. This revised document will replace the 1999 General Plan and will inform updates to the City’s Zoning Ordinance.

Contact Information
Billy Gross
City of South San Francisco
Lead/Public Agency
315 Maple Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Phone : (650) 877-8535


South San Francisco
San Mateo
Citywide Countywide Northern California San Francisco Bay Area Statewide
Total Acres
State Highways
U.S. 101, SR 82, I-280
BART, Caltrain
South San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco Bay, San Bruno Canal, Colma Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (14,324 net new housing units and 13,352 net new jobs )
Local Action
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Utilities/Service Systems Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) 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) 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 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Conservation (DOC)


Environmental Document
South San Francisco GPU_NOP   PDF 59037 K South San Francisco GPU_NOP cover letter   PDF 104 K
South San Francisco GPU_NOC for NOP   PDF 247 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2021020064_Conservation Comment   PDF 232 K
State Comments
2021020064_NAHC Comment   PDF 468 K

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