As required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), passed by the California Legislature in 1970, the City of Half Moon Bay conducts environmental review of public and private projects before they are heard for approval. The environmental documents produced by the City are provided to both decision makers and the public for their consideration and comment. These environmental documents include Initial Studies/Negative Declarations (IS/NDs and Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs).
Current Environmental Review Documents
1. Half Moon Bay Library Replacement Project - 620 Correas Street
The Planning Commission is scheduled to consider the project on May 10, 2016.
2. Fire Protection Training Facility - 1191 Main Street
The Coastside Fire Protection District, as the Lead Agency for environmental review of the proposed fire training tower, adopted a Final Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program based on the Initial Study prepared for the project. The subsequent Planning Commission decision to approve the Coastal Development Permit was appealed to the City Council. City Council consideration of the appeal was continued to allow the applicant to revise the project. The City Council is tentatively scheduled to consider the appeal again on May 3, 2016.
3. Cabrillo Unified School District - HMBHS Track & Field Improvements - Lewis Foster Dr.
The Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD), as the Lead Agency for environmental review of the Half Moon Bay High School Track and Field Improvements Project, has prepared a Final EIR for the project, which will be considered by the CUSD Board at a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on April 7, 2016 at the District Office a 498 Kelly Avenue. The agenda for this meeting is available on the CUSD website at http://www.cabrillo.k12.ca.us/.
The Final EIR is comprised of the following:
4. Half Moon Bay Building & Garden - Concrete Batch Plant - 119 Main Street
Notice of Preparation (NOP) of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Half Moon Bay Building and Garden Concrete Batch Plant Replacement Project at 119 Main Street (File No. PDP-15-044)
The City of Half Moon Bay (City) is the Lead Agency for the Half Moon Bay Building and Garden Concrete Batch Plant Replacement Project and is preparing a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the project. For additional information, contact Carol Hamilton at
or the Planning Division at (650) 726-8270.
Included within these webpages are an overview of the environmental review process and links to other relevant sites. Please use the links shown below to access these pages.
2016 CEQA – Planning Commission Workshop Presentation. PC Meeting on April 12, 2016.