Corte Madera Village, LLC and Restoration Hardware have, as co-applicants, filed an application with the Town of Corte Madera for the Village at Corte Madera Restoration Hardware Expansion project (Project). The Town, as Lead Agency, has determined that an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is the appropriate level of environmental review for the Project and is seeking input from responsible and trustee agencies and the general public as to the content of the EIR.
Project Location: The Project would be located at 1618 Redwood Highway, at the Village at Corte Madera in Corte Madera, Marin County.
Project Description: The Project includes construction of a new 46,000 square-foot retail store referred to as the Restoration Hardware Gallery (RH Gallery) within the existing parking lot of the Village at Corte Madera and improvements to the existing gravel lot on the north side of Redwood Highway.
Potential Environmental Effects: The following environmental factors have been identified as potential environmental effects of the Project that will be evaluated in the EIR: Aesthetics; Land Use and Planning; Air Quality; Biological Resources; Cultural Resources; Geology and Soils; Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Hazards and Hazardous Materials; Hydrology and Water Quality; Noise; Population and Housing; Public Services; Recreation; Transportation/Traffic; and Utilities and Service Systems. In addition, the EIR will evaluate potential cumulative environmental effects, identify and evaluate alternatives, and identify mitigation measures that could avoid or reduce significant environmental impacts.
Scoping Period is October 25 to November 30, 2016: During this time, written comments can be mailed, delivered, or emailed, no later than 5 pm on November 30, 2016, to: Phil Boyle, Senior Planner, Planning & Building Department, 300 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925 or via email: email@example.com
Scoping Meeting is November 17, 2016, 7 pm to 9 pm: Oral and written comments related to the scope and content of the environmental review of the Project, may be received at the public scoping meeting, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at the following location: Town Hall, Council Chambers, 300 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA
The public scoping meeting will allow responsible and trustee agencies and the general public the opportunity to hear presentations by Town Staff, the applicants, and the environmental consulting firm that is under contract with the Town to prepare the EIR.
If you cannot attend the meeting, written comments also will be accepted after the Scoping Meeting through the end of the scoping period on November 30, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.
Please contact the Corte Madera Planning & Building Department at (415) 927-5064 if you need further information regarding this Notice of Preparation. Please access the complete Public Notice using the link below.