The City of Livermore is developing a land use and circulation plan for the area surrounding the proposed BART station in the I-580 median at the Isabel Avenue interchange. The Isabel Neighborhood Plan is based upon input from the community.
Isabel Neighborhood Plan- EIR Public Hearing:
The City will be holding a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Isabel Neighborhood Plan on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., at the City Council Chambers, 3575 Pacific Avenue, Livermore, CA.
Isabel Neighborhood Plan- Community Open House:
The City will be holding a community open house for the Isabel Neighborhood Plan on Thursday, February 8, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the City Council Chambers, 3575 Pacific Avenue, Livermore, CA. City staff will be available to answer questions on the Plan and the associated environmental document.
The City is pleased to present the Draft Isabel Neighborhood Plan (INP) and the associated Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for public review. The INP is a Specific Plan that proposes development of a complete transit oriented neighborhood that includes 4,095 new multi-family housing units, approximately 2.1 million square feet of net new office, business park, and commercial development (including a neighborhood commercial center), three new neighborhood parks, pedestrian and bike trails, and enhanced pedestrian connectivity to the future BART station in the median of I-580, just east of Isabel Avenue. The proposed Plan includes amendments to the existing General Plan Scenic Corridor and Airport Protection Area policies among other required amendments. In addition, the Plan includes a Phasing Plan that is tied to the progress of the BART to Livermore Extension Project. A copy of the Notice of Availability can be found HERE. Copies of the Draft EIR and Specific Plan are now available for public review in printed form at the City of Livermore City Hall at 1052 South Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550 and Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550.
Public Review and Written Comments
The Draft EIR will be available for public comment beginning today, Friday, January 12, 2018 through Monday, February 26, 2018. During the comment period, City staff will hold community outreach events, including outreach to neighborhoods around the INP and landowners within the Planning Area.
The Planning Commission will review and receive public comments on the Draft EIR on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tentatively, the INP will be reviewed by the Alameda County Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) on January 31, 2018; the Livermore Airport Commission on February 12, 2018; and the Livermore Historic Preservation Commission on March 1, 2018. The INP is scheduled for final Livermore Planning Commission and City Council review in April/May of this year. The BART Board is scheduled to take final action on the BART to Livermore extension in May/June of this year. Please contact the City of Livermore Planning Division at (925) 960-4450 to confirm meeting dates and times. Comments on this Draft EIR can be submitted in writing or via email to:
Ashley McBride, Assistant Planner
City of Livermore, Planning Division
1052 South Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550