El Cerrito Plaza BART TOD - Master Plan and Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of El Cerrito
Document Title
El Cerrito Plaza BART TOD - Master Plan and Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The El Cerrito Plaza BART Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Master Plan includes five new multifamily residential and mixed-use buildings with a total of 673 new residential units and approximately 2,100 sq. ft. of ground floor retail. A 20,000 sq. ft. public library will be included if the City secures financing. The Master Plan does not include Parcel A South, a 70-unit affordable housing development located at 515 Richmond Street.

Contact Information

Sean Moss
Agency Name
City of El Cerrito
Job Title
Planning Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Cerrito
Contra Costa
San Francisco Bay Area
Total Acres
Parcel #
504-050-012, 504-121-017, 504-122- 010, and 504-130-031
Other Location Info
El Cerrito Plaza BART Station at 6699 Fairmount Ave. and Station Parking Lots

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(1); 15268
Reasons for Exemption
The Project site is located on land owned by the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) and is subject to Assembly Bill 2923 (Chiu, 2018). Assembly Bill 2923 allows the project to utilize the streamlined, ministerial review process set forth in Senate Bill 35. Ministerial projects are statutorily exempt from CEQA, pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(1) and CEQA Guidelines Section 15268(a); thus, no further environmental review is required.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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