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Palo Alto Medical Foundation

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The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) is proposing to build a new San Carlos Campus consisting of a Medical Clinic, Hospital, and Medical Office building at 301 Industrial Road. The buildings on the campus will contain 478,500 square feet of floor area. The hospital is proposed to accommodate 110 beds. The facility is designed to accommodate 180 physicians and 1,137 staff for a total employee count of 1,450.

The property is currently owned by Communications & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI). The property contains about 18.1 acres or 788,100 square feet. One and two story industrial buildings containing about 330,000 square feet are located on the site. The buildings are occupied by the EIMAC division of CPI. The EIMAC Division produces a variety of scientific and communication devices. Aramark is a distributor of work apparel and uniforms.

The following list shows the size of the hospital, medical clinic, medical office and central plant. All of the buildings total 478,500 square feet.

Medical Office 193,200 s.f.
Medical Clinic 131,200 s.f
Hospital 141,600 s.f
Central Plant 12,500 s.f.

The buildings are proposed to be stepped with each succeeding story smaller than the one below. The following table shows the height and size of each floor. The maximum height of the complex would be 91 feet. An architectural tower feature would be 100' tall.

A total of 1,377 parking spaces are planned on the site to support the complex. There will be two parking structures, each four stories in height containing a combined total of 1,245 spaces. The parking structures will be located on each side of the main building. There will be an additional 131 surface spaces around the complex.

Application for Architectural Review - September 9, 2008

Subsequent to the Planning Commission and City Council approvals, this submittal is for Project Architectural Review by the Planning Commission. The requirements for this Planning Commission Review are set forth in a City of San Carlos document titled Planning Commission Review Checklist, which guides the contents of this submittal.

Development Plan - Planned Community District - October 1, 2007

Revised to Incorporate the Planning Commission Recommendations of the September 18, 2007 meeting

Development Plan and Design Set - September 7, 2007

Development Plan - Planned Community District

Design Set - Application Completeness Package

Addendum to the Environmental Impact Report - submitted July 2007

An Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed PAMF-SCC was certified by the City of San Carlos (City) in April 2007. However, since EIR certification, the project sponsor has submitted to the City a revised application for the PAMF-SCC. This Addendum to the EIR has been prepared to address the revisions and to satisfy requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This document will be used by the decision-makers in their consideration of whether to approve the revised proposal for the PAMF-SCC. For the purposes of this Addendum, the proposal that was analyzed in the previously certified EIR is referred to as the Original Project, and the revised proposal that is addressed in this Addendum is referred to as the Updated Project.

Demolition Permit - 301 Industrial Road
Ferma Corporation has applied for a Demolition Permit for real property located at 301 Industrial Road in San Carlos. The current owner of the property is 301 Industrial LLC who is a co-applicant for the permit. The property is the subject of an application for development by the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, a non profit corporation. The project is the subject of a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) approved and certified by the City Council of the City of San Carlos on April 23, 2007. The permit is a discretionary entitlement pursuant to the San Carlos Municipal Code Section 15.04.040, and is subject to review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The permit may be issued at the discretion of the San Carlos Building Official. A copy of the permit and its exhibits and attachments has been posted below on the City Web Site in Adobe Acrobat format on Friday, June 1, 2007 at 12:15 p.m.

Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR)
In accordance with CEQA, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) was distributed for public review and comments. Sixty two comment letters were received from eight public agencies, six organizations, and 49 individuals. A public meeting was also held in the City of San Carlos on April 3, 2006 to obtain oral comments on the Draft EIR. A hearing on the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) was held by the City Council on April 23, 2007 where the FEIR was certified by the Council.

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