City of San Carlos - Wheeler Plaza Redevelopment


Wheeler Plaza Development Project

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Status of Project

• The temporary valet-assisted parking lot on the former Foodville site at 616 Laurel Street is operational and staffed by an attendant. Parking in this lot is FREE for 3 hours and includes handicapped and motorcycle parking. The lot is accessible from the driveway on Laurel Street.

• Free attended 3 hour public parking is also available on the top level of the SamTrans building, accessible form Walnut Street just north of San Carlos Avenue.

• All other public parking lots will remain open during construction.

• Street parking along the east side of Walnut Street will be closed for the duration of construction for safety reasons and to accommodate the construction trailer. The sidewalk will also be closed for safety reasons.

• The contractor is working on grading for the below grade parking level. For your safety, please use caution and follow traffic signs around the site.

Construction Hours: 8:00am -6:00pm Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm on Saturdays and Sunday (No work on holidays).

Description of Project
The Wheeler Plaza Development project consists of 2.65 acres at San Carlos Avenue, Walnut Street and Laurel Street. The City Council approved the development at its June 8, 2015 meeting.

Project Details:

109 new condominium housing units with 196 below-grade parking spaces and open-space amenities.

two-level public parking structure with 252 public parking spaces resulting in an increase of 65 public parking spaces.

10,000 square feet of new commercial space along San Carlos Avenue.

Public access through the site connecting Walnut Street to Laurel Street and Cherry Street to San Carlos Avenue.

Construction Notices:

Construction Notice - Utility Undergrounding, Abatement & Demolition Notice (72.9kb PDF PDF icon )

Wheeler Plaza Parking and Construction Update (1.9MB  PDF PDF icon )

Click here to watch:  City Hall In Focus: Wheeler Plaza - An Introduction

Click here to watch:  City Hall In Focus: Wheeler Plaza - Preparing for Construction

Project Plans approved on April 14, 2015 (11.17MB PDF PDF icon )
Grading and Dirt Haul Certificate approved on April 14, 2015 (147.8kb PDF PDF icon )
Design Review Certificate approved on April 14, 2015 (377.6kb PDF PDF icon )
Tentative Map Certificate approved on April 14, 2015 (98.4kb PDF PDF icon )
Resolution Certifying Final EIR approved on October 8, 2012 (4.33Mb PDF PDF icon )
Resolution Approving Disposition and Development Agreement approved on June 8, 2015 (750.kb PDF PDF icon )
Resolution Adopting Planned Development Zoning approved on June 8, 2015 (5.16Mb PDF PDF icon )

Please contact the Project Planner for further information or to view additional project documents.


Project Planner:
Lisa Costa Sanders, Principal Planner
(650) 802-4207

Project Applicant:
KB Homes 

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