Madison Park Apartments - 3483 Golden Gate Way


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Lafayette
Document Title
Madison Park Apartments - 3483 Golden Gate Way
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DR22-19 & TP49-19, 3483 Golden Gate Way, LLC (Owner) C-1 Zoning: Request for 1) a Design Review permit for the demolition of an existing 27,040 sq. ft. apartment building and the construction of a new 71-unit 4-story residential building with a maximum height of 53’-6” including a subterranean parking garage, a public plaza, and parklet; 2) a Grading Permit to move 10,380 CY of earth (9640 cut/740 fill) and; 3) a Tree Permit for the removal of 48 protected trees on 1.47 acres encompassing two parcels in the downtown at 3483 & 3491 Golden Gate Way APN(S) 243-232-027 & 243-232-028. This application includes a CA State Density Bonus request with concessions and waivers.

Contact Information

Sarah Allen, Senior Planner
Agency Name
City of Lafayette
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Citywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
First Street
Parcel #
243-232-027 & 243-232-028

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15332, Class 32 Infill Exemption
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from environmental review under CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15332, Class 32 In-Fill Development Projects because the proposal: • involves development of the site in a manner that is consistent with the General Plan, Zoning and Density Bonus regulations as established by California State Law; • develops a site that is under five acres and within the City of Lafayette’s jurisdiction; • is currently developed with structures and paving and is not known to have any values as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species; • is a 71-unit apartment project on a site that is currently developed with a residential structure and parking lot, the proposal will not significantly impact traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality as further outlined in the CEQA exemption memo on record; and, • is located on a project site that is currently adequately served with utilities and public services and will continue to have those services in place after redevelopment.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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