California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Environmental analysis of projects like the 1300 El Camino Real Project is required by the California Environmental Quality Act. For more information about CEQA, please see the CEQA website. 

Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR)
The Draft EIR was published on February 17, 2016, with a review period from February 18 to April 4, 2016. A public hearing on the Draft EIR will be held as part of the March 21, 2016 Planning Commission meeting. Comments on the Draft EIR may be made verbally at the March 21 meeting, or in writing to: Thomas Rogers (email), Planning Division, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park CA 94025. All written comments must be received by April 4, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.
Notice of Preparation
The Notice of Preparation is an initial step to inform members of the public that an EIR is going to be prepared.
The NOP and the scope of the EIR were the subject of a Scoping Session, held as part of the August 4, 2014 Planning Commission meeting. In addition to verbal comments made at the meeting (which will be summarized and considered as part of the Draft EIR), the following NOP comment letters were received during the NOP comment period:
Infill Environmental Checklist
The Infill Environmental Checklist has been prepared in accordance with Senate Bill (SB) 226, and supports the NOP.