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Belmont 2035 General Plan – Draft EIR Released

Post Date:06/30/2017 4:06 PM

The City achieved a significant milestone for the 2035 General Plan (GP) Project.  The Program-level Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) has been released for public review and it covers four Draft planning documents:

  • 2035 General Plan (GP) Update
  • Belmont Village Specific Plan (BVSP) and its associated zoning regulations
  • Phase I Zoning Regulations to implement the GP
  • Climate Action Plan (CAP)

The DEIR will be available for public review at the following locations:

  • Online at the following web link
  • In printed form at the public counter of the Belmont Community Development Department-Permit Center at One Twin Pines Lane, Suite 110, Belmont, CA 94002
  • In printed form at the Belmont Public Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002.
  • In electronic form via a USB flash drive; to request a flash drive, please contact Carlos de Melo, Community Development Director at (650) 595-7440 or via email at

Comments on the DEIR may be submitted during the document review period, which begins Friday, June 30, 2017 and extends through Friday, August 18, 2017. All comments received or postmarked by August 18, 2017 will be accepted.

A meeting to receive comments on the DEIR has also been scheduled for Tuesday, August 15, 2017 before the Belmont Planning Commission at 7:00 PM at the City Council Chambers (2nd Floor), City Hall, One Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, CA 94002.

A Final EIR will be prepared following public review and comment on the DEIR.  Additional public meetings and hearings will be announced as they are scheduled. Currently, public hearings on these documents are anticipated to be held before the Planning Commission and City Council in Fall 2017.

Separate public notice for these meetings and hearings will be distributed.

A City-wide newsletter for this comprehensive project has also been prepared and will be arriving in mailboxes (over 12,000 addresses) between July 8 - 15.


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