On January 8, 2021, Peninsula Innovation Partners, LLC and Signature Development Group, on behalf of Facebook, resubmitted an updated masterplan plan set, which includes additional detail for each parcel within the proposed masterplan and additional details on the public realm within the project site. The City also received the architectural control plans for the buildings on Parcels 2, 3, 6, and 7 (two mixed use parcels and two residential parcels), schematic infrastructure improvement plans, and the site boundary survey. Additional architectural control plans for the office campus, meeting and collaboration space, town square area, and the hotel will be submitted separately in the next few months. Subsequently, on February 8, 2021, Peninsula Innovation Partners, LLC and Signature Development Group submitted the architectural control plans for the proposed hotel, the meeting and collaboration space, the town square, and the office buildings. The updated masterplan plan sets, infrastructure plans, and architectural control plans expand on and replace the masterplan plan set submitted in October 2020.
The Planning Commission held an EIR scoping session at 7 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2019. During the scoping session, staff requested input from members of the public and the Planning Commission on topics that should be addressed in the environmental analysis. The Planning Commission also held a study session on October 7, 2019 to review and provide general comments on the proposed updated project, inclusive of all plan set updates through the October 1, 2019 plan set submittal.
On December 16, 2019, the City Council received an overview of public comments on the notice of preparation and confirmed the scope and content of the environmental impact report to be prepared for the proposed mixed-use master plan development. The review of the public comments and confirmation of the scope and content of the environmental impact report for the project did not include a discussion or action on the merits of the proposed project.
The City and its consultant are reviewing and considering all information and comments received with regard to the content and scope of the draft EIR. The public comments received during the NOP comment period are provided on this web page in the Environmental review section. A draft EIR is currently being prepared for the project and will be posted on this web page when available.