California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

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

Addendum Certified Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

An EIR addendum was prepared for the Proposed CDP amendment to document consistency with the certified EIR. A copy of the addendum is available below and hard copies are available at the Community Development Department (700 Laurel Street), the Menlo Park Library (800 Alma Street) and the Belle Haven Library (413 Ivy Drive).

Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR)

The Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was released on September 15, 2016. Electronic files are available below, and hard copies are available for review at the Community Development Department (701 Laurel Street), the Main Library (800 Alma Street), and the Belle Haven Library (413 Ivy Drive).

Full Document

Individual Chapters

Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

The Draft EIR was published on May 26, 2016, with a review period from May 26 to July 11, 2016. A public hearing on the Draft EIR will be held as part of the June 20, 2016 Planning Commission meeting. Comments on the Draft EIR may be made verbally at the June 20 meeting, or in writing to: Kyle Perata, Planning Division, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park CA 94025. All written comments must be received by July 11, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

Comment Letters Received for DEIR

Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program

Displacement Analysis

Fiscal Impact Analysis (FIA)

Water Supply Assessment Study

Notice of Preparation

The Notice of Preparation (NOP) is an initial step to inform members of the public that an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is going to be prepared.

The Notice of Preparation (NOP) and the scope of the EIR were the subject of a Scoping Session and Study Session, held on July 13, 2015 Planning Commission meeting. The following comment letters were received during the Notice of Preparation (NOP) comment period: