San Carlos, CA

700 Block Laurel Street

Proposed Closure of 700 Block of Laurel Street to Vehicular Traffic (Under the Pedestrian Mall Law of 1960)

At its Monday, August 28, 2023 meeting, the San Carlos City Council adopted Resolution No. 2023-108 and declared its intent to establish a pedestrian mall on the 700 Block of Laurel Street, between Cherry and Olive Streets, under the authority granted to the City Council by the State Pedestrian Mall Law of 1960.

Read the Resolution here

The City will hold a public hearing on November 27, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. at San Carlos City Hall, City Council Chambers, 600 Elm Street, San Carlos, California, with both live and remote participation, where the City Council will hear protests and objections to the establishment of the proposed pedestrian malls. 

Any and all interested objections to the establishment of the proposed pedestrian mall may file a written protest with the City Clerk of the City of San Carlos not later than 7:00 p.m. on November 27, 2023.

To file an official objection, you must be a property owner of any building on the 700 Block of Laurel Street. Your objection must be in writing and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Building address
  • Assessor Parcel Number (APN)
  • Reason for objection
  • “Wet” signature on the objection letter

If you are not a building owner on the 700 Block of Laurel Street, but are a tenant or a San Carlos resident, you may still offer your objection or support for the formation of the pedestrian mall by providing the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information
  • Reason for objection or support

Read the letter sent to property owners.

View letters from property owners on the 700 Block of Laurel Street. 

View letters from non-property owners. 

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