Sand Creek Sports Complex Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Brentwood
Document Title
Sand Creek Sports Complex Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The 33.72-acre project site is located at the intersection of Sand Creek Road and Fairview Avenue in the City of Brentwood, and is identified by Accessor’s Parcel Numbers (APNs) 019-110-030, 019-110-032, and 019-110-046. APNs 019-110-032 and 019-110-046 consist of the eastern portion of the project site, which is undeveloped, is regularly disced, and consists of ruderal vegetation; APN 019-110-030 consists of the Lower Sand Creek Basin. Surrounding existing land uses include Sand Creek, the Sand Creek Trail, undeveloped land, and single-family residences to the north; single-family residences to the east; single-family residences and a church/daycare to the south; and an apartment complex and single-family residences to the west. The City of Brentwood designates the Lower Sand Creek Basin portion of the site as Public Facility (PF) and the rest of the site is designated as Park (P). The Lower Sand Creek Basin portion of the site is zoned Public Facility (PF) and the rest of the project site is zoned Planned Development (PD-6).
Document Description
The Sand Creek Sports Complex Project (proposed project) would be developed in two phases, hereafter referred to as Phase 1 and Phase 2. Phase 1 would include the development of three multi-use sports fields with artificial turf, as well as spectator amenities such as bleachers, a food truck parking area, picnic tables, shade structures, seating, public restrooms, and drinking fountains. Phase 1 of the proposed project would also include the development of children's play areas, a basketball court, a multi-sport court, and pump tracks. Phase 1 would be lit by 18 lighting poles ranging in height from 50 to 90 feet tall, including eight lighting poles situated around the three multi-use sports fields. As part of Phase 2 of the proposed project, the Lower Sand Creek Basin would be used to accommodate two additional unlit multi-use sports fields and recreational trails. A total of 437 parking stalls would be included, and site access would be provided from Sand Creek Road to the south.

Contact Information

Erik Nolthenius
Agency Name
City of Brentwood Community Development Department
Job Title
Planning Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Sand Creek Road and Fairway Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
019-110-030, 019-110-032, and 019-110-046
State Highways
Union Pacific Railroad
Loma Vista Elementary School, Pioneer Elementary School
Sand Creek
Other Location Info
Nearby schools: Bristow Middle School, Marsh Creek Elementary School, Ron Nunn Elementary School

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (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 Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Recreational (33.72-acre sports complex)
Local Actions
Design Review
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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