Richmond Bay Specific Plan (RBSP) and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Available
The RBSP (formerly known as the South Shoreline Specific Plan) will facilitate the implementation of Richmond's new General Plan by establishing specific plan policies, regulations, and urban design standards for an approximately 375-acre area located in the City of Richmond, south of Interstate 580. The RBSP will focus on ways Richmond can develop a mixed-use district that is complementary to future development at the Richmond Field Station, future ferry service, and other area assets to create a sustainable shoreline district providing jobs, housing, transportation options, and opportunities for entertainment and recreation. This planning effort is being funded in part by a Priority Development Area Planning Grant from the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
Plan and EIR Availability:
Copies are available for review at the following locations: Richmond Public Libraries: Main Branch 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804; Bayview Branch Library, 5100 Hartnett Ave., Richmond, CA, 94804; West Side Branch, 135 Washington Ave. Richmond, CA 94801; and City of Richmond, Planning and Building Services Department, City Hall, 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA, 94804.
City Council of the City of Richmond Meeting - Public Hearing, December 6, 2016, 6:30 PM
City Council of the City of Richmond will conduct a public hearing to adopt a resolution certifying the Environmental Impact Report, including adopting a Statement of Overriding Considerations and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and approval of a General Plan Amendment to establish a new land use classification for the Richmond Bay Specific Plan (Specific Plan) and introduce an ordinance adopting the Specific Plan, repealing the Knox/Cutting Specific Plan, and approval of a Zoning Map Amendment for the Specific Plan area.
The Public Hearing will take place at the Council Chambers at 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, California at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.