Safety Element Update - Initial Study / Negative Declaration


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Hercules
Document Title
Safety Element Update - Initial Study / Negative Declaration
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The project consists of an update to the City of Hercules General Plan Safety Element (Safety Element Update), to reduce the potential short- and long-term unreasonable risk of death, injuries, property damage, and economic impacts resulting from the effects of natural and non-natural hazards. The Safety Element Update is linked—by attachment—to the City of Hercules Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP), which was prepared in conjunction with the Safety Element Update.

Contact Information
Robert Reber
City of Hercules
Lead/Public Agency
111 Civic Dr.
Hercules, CA 94547

Phone : (510) 799-8248


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
111 Civic Dr.
State Highways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Not applicable to Safety Element Update)
Local Action
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning 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
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Education 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 Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) 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 General Services (DGS) 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


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Safety Element - IS_ND   PDF 666 K Safety Element - NOI - Neg Dec   PDF 197 K Safety Element IS-ND - SCH Summary Form 3-25-21   PDF 635 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
Safety Element IS-ND - Notice of Completion - OPR 3-25-21   PDF 249 K

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