North Bayshore Master Plan Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Mountain View
Document Title
North Bayshore Master Plan Project
Document Type
SBE - Subsequent EIR
Present Land Use
GP: High-Intensity Office, North Bayshore Mixed-Use, North Bayshore Mixed-Use Center, Zone: P(39) North Bayshore Precise Plan
Document Description
Project Description: The purpose of the proposed Master Plan is to implement the General Plan and Precise Plan vision for North Bayshore as a vibrant mixed-use district with new residential neighborhoods, open spaces, and mobility options. The proposed Master Plan is largely consistent with the development assumptions in the Precise Plan and certified 2017 Subsequent EIR for the North Bayshore Precise Plan (Residential Uses) (SCH# 2013082088) (2017 EIR) and would allow for the demolition of 68 of the existing 69 buildings (as well as removal of related surface parking lots and landscaping) to construct: - Up to 7,000 residential dwelling units (including 20 percent affordable residential units); - Up to 3,145,897 million square feet of office space (including 1,303,250 square feet of net new office space and 1,842,647 square feet of existing office space to be redeveloped); - 18.9 acres of public open space and 11.7 acres of Privately Owned Publicly Accessible (POPA) open space; - Up to 244,000 square feet of retail uses; - Up to of 55,000 square feet of community facilities; - Up to 525 hotel rooms; - A 2,000 square foot Police Operations Station; - Up to six above-ground parking structures; and - As an option, a private district utility system with an approximately 130,000 square-foot District Central Plant DCP and underground distribution/collection lines to serve the buildings within the Master Plan with wastewater, recycled water, thermal energy (heating and cooling), electric power via a microgrid, and/or pneumatic waste collection. Implementation of the Master Plan would require the removal of existing trees, including Heritage Trees. The proposed project would plant replacement trees in conformance with the City requirements. The maximum building heights would range from approximately 45 to 160 feet (with certain building elements to exceed the maximum specified height in the Precise Plan, per a variance application). The project would also include back-up power systems to facilitate fire and life safety loads in an emergency, in addition to diesel-powered emergency generators at each building. Parking within the Master Plan area would be provided in surface, podium, and/or below ground parking facilities, as well as within three additional district parking garages. One of the district parking garages is proposed to be constructed on the City-owned Lot C (APN 116-20-043). The Master Plan includes a Vesting Tentative Map and a Development Agreement to vest the Master Plan’s development rights over a 30-year period. The primary components of the Master Plan include the following: • Master Plan Subareas • Parks and Open Space • Utilities (including an option for private district utility systems) • Emergency Generators • Green Building and Emissions Reduction Features • Construction Activities and Phasing • Site Access, Circulation, and Parking • Transportation Demand Management • Heritage Trees and Landscaping Aspects of the proposed Master Plan not included within the adopted Precise Plan and/or evaluated in the certified 2017 EIR are the construction and operation of: • One proposed above ground parking garage outside of the Precise Plan area (APN: 116-20-043) • 325 additional hotel rooms • 199,206 additional square feet of retail space • 66,957 additional square feet of institutional/recreational space

Contact Information

Diana Pancholi
Agency Name
City of Mountain View
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Mountain View
Santa Clara
Citywide, Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Shoreline Blvd/Space Park Way, Shoreline Blvd/Plymouth St, Huff Ave/Charleston Rd, Shoreline Blv
Total Acres
Parcel #
116-10-108, 116-10-107, 116-10-105, 116-10-104, 116-10-102, 116-10-101, 116-10-111, 116-10-095,
State Highways
SR 85, SR 82, SR 237
Caltrains, VTA lightrail
Moffett Federal Airfield
Crittenden, Monta Loma, Stevenson
Stevens Creek, Permanente Creek, Adobe Creek, Barron Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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 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 Energy Commission, 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Residential (Units 7000, Acres 33), Office (Sq. Ft. 3145897, Acres 27, Employees 12584), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 244000, Acres 5, Employees 1125), Recreational (31 acres of open space and parks), Other (55,000 sf community, 525 hotel rooms, 2,000 sf police station), Transportation:Local Road (Bike, Pedestrian, and Transit Improvements), Waste Treatment:Sewer (Wastewater Treatment Plant)(MGD 0.9)
Local Actions
Master Plan, Site Plan, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Redevelopment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, 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, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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