Environmental Impact Report for the Bayfront Project

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Final EIR Available

Project Update

The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Bayfront project was released by the City on September 9, 2011. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing a September 19, 2011, to consider recommending certification; a subsequent City Council hearing to certify the EIR is tentatively scheduled for October 11, 2011.

The draft EIR for the Bayfront project was released on January, 20, 2011; the 45-day public comment period ended on March 7, 2011. 

On February 23, 2011, during a special session of the Planning Commission, the City hosted the public comment meeting for the Bayfront draft EIR. City staff and consultants from Wagstaff/MIG (who drafted the EIR on behalf of the City) presented an overview of the EIR (4.7 MB PDF).


Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City of Hercules has completed an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Bayfront project (also referred to as the Waterfront). The EIR discusses the potential for significant impacts on the environment, as well as mitigation measures to minimize impacts. The EIR, identified as State Clearinghouse Number 2009112058, may be viewed via the links below to separate sections of the document.

Bayfront Draft EIR: 

Bayfront Draft EIR: Appendices

Bayfront Final EIR

  • Bayfront Final EIR (2.4 MB PDF)
    (includes responses to comments on Draft EIR and revisions to Draft EIR)

 Copies of the EIR are also available for review at the following locations:

City of Hercules
111 Civic Drive
Hercules, CA 94547
(510) 799-8200
          Hercules Library
109 Civic Drive
Hercules, CA 94547
(510) 245-2420

If you would like a hard copy or CD of the EIR mailed to you, please contact the Planning Department.

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