EIR

In compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City prepared a Draft EIR that was published in February 2016. The Draft EIR analyzed four planning scenarios at an equal level of detail and was available for public review from February 5, 2016 through June 8, 2016. In early 2016, the City Council directed City staff to analyze additional scenarios to broaden the range of potential outcomes and provide additional information. A Supplement to the Draft EIR has been prepared to assess the two additional scenarios, called Scenarios 5 and 6. Use the links below to access the Supplement to the Draft EIR.

The public is invited to review and comment on the Supplement to the Draft EIR. The public comment period will extend from February 10 through March 31. All substantive comments received on both the February 2016 Draft EIR and the Supplement to the Draft EIR will be responded to in a Final EIR, which will be presented to the City Council for certification at the same time the Comprehensive Plan Update is considered for adoption.

To submit written comments on the Draft EIR, write to Elena Lee, Interim Long Range Planning Manager, at

Elena Lee, Interim Long Range Planning Manager
City of Palo Alto
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Elena.Lee@CityofPaloAlto.org

Public meetings are tentatively scheduled for March 29, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. (Planning & Transportation Commission) and March 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (City Council). Both meetings will occur in the Council Chambers, 1st Floor City Hall, 250 Hamilton Avenue and all persons may appear and be heard at these meetings.
 

Volume 1: Supplement to the Draft EIR

Notice of Availability (101 kb)
Notice of Completion (75 kb)

Supplement to Draft EIR Volume 1, Complete (13.3 mb)

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Volume 2: Supplement to the Draft EIR Appendices

Supplement to Draft EIR Appendices, Complete (7.9 mb)

Individual Chapters:

Note: Appendices that appeared in the February 2016 Draft EIR and have been wholly revised have the same letter as in the February 2016 Draft EIR. Where new appendices have been added in this Supplement to the Draft EIR, they have new letters.
 

February 2016 Draft EIR

Volume I: Draft EIR

Complete Document (27 mb web quality version)

Individual Chapters:

Volume II: Draft EIR Appendices

Individual Chapters:

 

EIR Orientation Document

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