Poplar Beach Gateways Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Half Moon Bay
Document Title
Poplar Beach Gateways Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Regional Public Recreation/Open Space - Passive
Document Description
The proposed Project will upgrade and relocate the Coastal Trail, construct access to up to five overlooks, create habitat preservation and restoration between the bluff edge and the new trail, improve the parking and circulation at Poplar Street, the vertical access to the beach, and construct amenities such as restrooms with wash stations, bike repair stations and bike racks, picnic areas, dog waste stations, and trash receptacles.

Contact Information

Brittney Cozzolino
Agency Name
City of Half Moon Bay
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Half Moon Bay
San Mateo
Cross Streets
Poplar Street
Total Acres
Other Information
The Project site is the Poplar Beach Park, in the City of Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County. The site’s general boundaries are from Poplar Street on the south, Kelly Avenue on the north, the sandy shoreline on the west, and Railroad Avenue on the east.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), 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 Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Recreational (Coastal Trail retreat, beach access and parking improvements)
Local Actions
Master Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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