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File #: 20-461    Version: 1 Name: SR Bay Fair TOD Zoning PC Hearing
Type: Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments
Meeting Date: 11/5/2020 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Consideration of a Recommendation to City Council Regarding Adopting Chapter 2.10, Bay Fair Transit Oriented Development (B-TOD), to the San Leandro Zoning Code and Related Amendments to the Zoning Code, Zoning Map, Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan, and General Plan; and Consideration of the Addendum to the Certified Final Environmental Impact Report Prepared for the 2018 Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan.
Sponsors: Andrew Mogensen, Tom Liao
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1 - Redlined Zoning Code Amendments, 2. Attachment 2 - Zoning Map Amendments, 3. Attachment 3 - Redlined Draft Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan Amendments, PC Public Hearing, November 5, 2020, 4. Attachment 4 - Redlined General Plan Text Amendments, 5. Attachment 5 - General Plan Land Use Map Amendments
Related files: 20-499
Title
Consideration of a Recommendation to City Council Regarding Adopting Chapter 2.10, Bay Fair Transit Oriented Development (B-TOD), to the San Leandro Zoning Code and Related Amendments to the Zoning Code, Zoning Map, Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan, and General Plan; and Consideration of the Addendum to the Certified Final Environmental Impact Report Prepared for the 2018 Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan.

Staffreport
SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Planning Commission adopt a resolution recommending that the City Council 1) adopt Chapter 2.10, Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (B-TOD), to the San Leandro Zoning Code and related amendments to the Zoning Code, Zoning Map, Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan, and General Plan; and 2) determine that the proposed project was adequately analyzed pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) by the Addendum to the Certified Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan EIR (SCH#2017032016).

BACKGROUND

In 2014, the City of San Leandro received a highly competitive $440,000 Priority Development Area (PDA) planning grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to prepare the Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan (Specific Plan) and related Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The City also contributed local funds and in-kind contributions along with contributions from BART, Madison Marquette (the owner of the Bayfair Center), and Alameda County.

The Specific Plan Area covers 154 acres primarily comprised of commercial uses with a mix of office, light industrial, and residential uses. The area includes the Bay Fair BART Station, Bayfair Center, Fashion Faire Place, and Fairmont Square Shopping Center, which are divided by East 14th Street and Hesperian Boulevard.

The Specific Plan was created to promote the long-term sustainability and vibrancy of the Bay Fair BART Station area and to establish it as a regional Priority Development Area (PDA) in ord...

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