Downtown Precise Plan Plan-Wide Amendments

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Redwood City
Document Title
Downtown Precise Plan Plan-Wide Amendments
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Downtown Precise Plan
Document Description
The project would revise certain DTPP development standards, guidelines and policies, including those regarding permitted or conditionally permitted land uses; streets and circulation; building placement; minimum building height and massing; parking; historical resources; and open space, making policy changes in advance of consideration by the City of six so-called "Gatekeeper" development projects to ensure these project conform to the City’s vision for the development of the Downtown. With the changes, City Council approval would be required for any Large Project requesting a General Plan Amendment; such projects would also be subject to Development Agreements. This SEIR also evaluates a potential future northward extension of the DTPP between El Camino Real and the Caltrain tracks; adding 80,000 sq. ft. to the maximum office development cap (reserved for small office projects of 20,000 new sq. ft. or less); and the potential for total new office development up to a 1,167,100 sq. ft. and 830 new residential units in the DTPP area.

Contact Information

William Chui
Agency Name
Redwood City Community Development & Transportation Department
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Redwood City
San Mateo
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Bounded by Veterans Boulevard, Maple Street, El Camino Real, and Brewster Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR82, SR84, US101
San Carlos Airport
North Star Acad., McKinley Inst., Sequoia HS, others
San Francisco Bay, Redwood Creek, Arroyo Ojo

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, 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 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), 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 Drinking Water, District 17, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Residential (Units 830, Acres 183), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 1170000, Acres 183, Employees 5070)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
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Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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