Portola Valley Housing and Safety Elements Update and Conforming General Plan and Zoning Code Amendments INITIAL STUDY and MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION (IS/MN
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
This IS/MND has been prepared to evaluate the potential environmental effects of the proposed Portola Valley Housing and Safety Elements Update and Conforming General Plan and Zoning Code Amendments (project). The project is being proposed by the Town to comply with California Government Code Sections 65580-65589.8, which requires local jurisdictions to update the Housing Element of their General Plans every eight (8) years to adequately plan for the regional housing needs of residents of all income groups. The project will include (1) adoption and implementation of the Town’s 6th Cycle Housing Element Update (2023-2031) (2) adoption and implementation of the Town's Safety Element and (3) adoption of amendments to the General Plan and Zoning Code necessary to accommodate the Town’s Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA).
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (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 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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 17
Residential (Units 293, Acres 53)
General Plan Amendment, General Plan Element, Rezone
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, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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