Port of Redwood City Ferry Terminal Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Port of Redwood City
Document Title
Port of Redwood City Ferry Terminal Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
M (Marina), IP (Industrial – Port Related), GI (General Industrial), O (Commercial – Office Professional/Technology), LI (Industrial – Light), OS – SF (Open Space – San Francisco Bay)/GI (General Industrial), CP (Commercial Park), IP (Industrial Park), TP (Tidal Plain).
Document Description
Establishment of a ferry terminal with passenger ferry service operated by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) at Redwood City with origin and destination points of San Francisco and Oakland. The ferry terminal would consist of waterside and landside components required to establish the proposed ferry service including a ferry dock, gangway, security gate, kiosks, portable restroom, bicycle storage, and surface parking lot, roadway improvements to provide multimodal site access, relocation of existing infrastructure to accommodate the new uses, and an extension of the Bay Trail. The proposed project also includes a zone change to permit future hotel and associated restaurant, retail and meeting/event facilities, a standalone restaurant, limited office space, and a permanent restroom facility at the ferry terminal.

Contact Information

Don Snaman
Agency Name
Port of Redwood City
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Redwood City
San Mateo
Citywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Seaport Boulevard/ Frontage Road
Total Acres
9.2 acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific Railroad
Summit Preparatory Chapter High School
Redwood Creek, Westpoint Slough, San Francisco Bay

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 State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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 Drinking Water, District 17, 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 (Bay Trail extension), Transportation (Roadway widening for Class I bikeway and sidewalk), Other (100-200 room hotel, 20k sf restaurant, parking,10k sf office), Transportation:Other (Ferry Terminal)
Local Actions
Rezone, Ferry Terminal & access improvements
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, 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, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from State Reviewing Agency(ies)]

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