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Hercules Projects

Chelsea Wetlands: 12 acres of wetlands to be restored and preserved for improved habitat and flood capacity.

Duck Pond Park: The City's newest park, across the street from Frog Pad Park, officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 15, 2011.

Franklin Canyon: A 483-acre protected open space area owned by the Muir Heritage Land Trust and proposed for recreational uses and livestock grazing.

Hercules Transit Center: The relocated and expanded BART Park & Ride lot served by WestCAT buses was completed and opened in August 2009.

Hilltown: A 44-acre former industrial site located on San Pablo Ave near Victoria by the Bay.

Intermodal Transit Center: Will be the first West Coast facility combining three modes of transit (bus/rail/ferry) in one facility.

New Town Center: Previously approved entitlements have lapsed.

Parcel C: This 16-acre parcel is located off John Muir Parkway, adjacent to the North Shore Business Park approximately 4 blocks from the waterfront. In August 2014, the City of Hercules approved zoning entitlements for the property to change the zoning to Planned Commercial Residential and create a 144 lot single family detached residential home subdivision with back loaded garages off alleys with 3 parks, various trails, and several live-work units. Site grading is anticipated to occur in spring of 2015 with home construction beginning in fall of 2015. The approved subdivision layout, architectural home plans, landscape plans and civil plans can be viewed here. The initial study for the project can be found here.

Refugio Creek Watershed: In February 2010, the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution establishing this Vision Plan as the guiding policy for the Refugio Creek Watershed within Hercules.

Sycamore North: A City-owned mixed-used project. City has entered into an agreement to sell the partially constructed project to Presidio Development Partners, LLC, which proposes to complete the structure as 147 market-rate residential rental units and approximately 10,000-sq.-ft. of ground-level restaurants and retail. Project will require additional Planning Commission approvals.

Sycamore Crossing: This City-owned 11-acre mixed-use property on the south side of Sycamore is intended to complement and expand on the Sycamore North project. The City has a pending agreement to sell the property to Property Development Centers, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Safeway.

Victoria Crescent: This 6-acre, City-owned property is part of the Victoria by the Bay project and is zoned within the New Pacific Properties Specific Plan as retail/residential. City Ventures has proposed developing the site with up to 46 single-family residential units.

Waste Treatment Facility: Options to expand the City's waste treatment capacity in order to accommodate anticipated growth.

Waterfront (aka Hercules Bayfront): The latest plans and progress on the mixed-use development of the 40-acre Waterfront site.

 Map of Hercules Projects
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Last updated: 11/13/2014 12:35:05 PM