2023 – 2031 Housing Element and Zoning Code Update


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Atherton
Document Title
2023 – 2031 Housing Element and Zoning Code Update
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Single Family Residential Low Density; Parks and Open Space; Public, Quasi-Public and Educational
Document Description
The proposed project is adoption of the 6th Cycle of the Town of Atherton’s Housing Element, a Zoning Ordinance Amendment to implement the policies and programs of the Housing Element, including adoption of objective design standards and development standards for multifamily housing (density, height, setbacks and parking, etc.), and adoption of an Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (collectively, the “Project Description”).

Contact Information

Brittany Bendix
Agency Name
Town of Atherton
Job Title
Contract Town Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Mateo
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 82, SR 84
Redwood C, Menlo P, Las Lomitas, Sequoia U, Sacred H, Menlo C/S
Atherton Channel

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 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), 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Housing Element Environmental Clearance )
Local Actions
General Plan Element, Zone Code Update
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, 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
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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