Albert Lopez
Planning Director
Planning

Current Development Projects


Pending Projects

The review process for all development applications includes an analysis of the proposal and public notification. The Current Planning Division, reviews development projects, conducts environmental review of projects, and administers the Zoning Ordinance. Current planning projects include residential, industrial and commercial projects that are currently being reviewed for conformance with local, state and federal requirements.

  • The Mosaic Project - 17015 Cull Canyon Road, PLN2020-00093
    To allow construction and operation of an outdoor recreation facility, including camping cabins, shower/restroom facilities, a multi-use building, and an agricultural caretaker dwelling located at 17015 Cull Canyon Road, unincorporated area of Castro Valley.
  • Village Green Mixed-Use Multi-Family Housing - Hesperian Blvd at Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo, PLN2021-00044
    DEMMON PARTNERS, MITCH McKINZIE, VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP SUBDIVISION AND SITE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW ~ To allow a new mixed-use multi-family project with 138 (previously 163) rental housing units, 11,049 (previously 11,524) sq. ft. of indoor retail, 983 (previously 660) sq. ft. of outdoor retail seating area, no proposed realignment of Via Mercado, and Adoption of an Update to an Addendum to the Village Center Specific Plan EIR, for property located in the Zoning District of C-1 (as modified by the San Lorenzo Village Center Specific Plan) and General Plan land use designation of San Lorenzo Village Center Specific Plan Subareas 5B, 5C, and 5D (Residential Mixed-Use: residential permitted where part of the project includes commercial development), on six parcels totaling 5.12 acres located on the west side of Hesperian Blvd, between Paseo Grande and Via Mercado, San Lorenzo area of unincorporated Alameda County, with County Assessor's Parcel Numbers 412-0039-001-03, 412-0039-002-00, 412-0039-003-00, 412-0039-004-02, 412-0042-112-00, and 412-0042-113-00.
  • Fa YunChan Buddhist Center - 7825 Crow Canyon Road, Castro Valley
    PLN2021-00064
    DAHLIN GROUP, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT, SITE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW, REZONING, BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT
    ~ application to develop the site for worship facilities, including the conversion of existing residence into staff dorms, construction of Buddha statues, trail systems, construction of five (5) new buildings, and other site improvements, in the C1, R1-L-BE-CSU-RV, and "A" Districts, located at 7825 Crow Canyon Road, east side, 500 feet south of Norris Canyon Road, Castro Valley area of unincorporated Alameda County, with 13 separate Assessor's Parcel Numbers: 085-4060-001-09, 085-5000-001-01, 085-4050-001-5, 085-4050-001-08, 085-4050-002-00, 085-4050-001-04, 085-4050-004, 085-4050-003, 085-4055-004, 085-4055-005, 085-4055-006, 085-4055-007, and 085-4050-010-002.

Ongoing Land Use Projects

The following is a listing of major projects that have been approved by the County and are subject to ongoing review to ensure their compliance with conditions of approval imposed by the decision making body approving their application.

  • Surface Mining Permits:
    • The Neighborhood Preservation and Sustainability Department manages the review and permitting of new and existing surface mines in Alameda County. Click here for information on surface mining permits, reclamation plans, proposed amendments, and environmental documents.
    • Eliot Quarry (SMP-23) Reclamation Plan Amendment Project
  • Wind Turbine Projects
    • The Planning Department reviews Conditional Use Permits and environmental review documents (prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act - CEQA) for wind energy development in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA). The Department also manages a Technical Advisory Committee that reviews reports and polices for protection of avian and bat species in the APWRA. Click here for more information.

Environmental Impact Reports and Negative Declarations