Proposed Knowland Park Zoo Site

The Oakland Planning Commission Meeting to consider approval of the current Mitigated Negative Declaration/ Addendum for the Oakland Zoo Expansion Project will be this Wednesday at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall in Oakland.  The Commission will hear public comments regarding the planning department’s response to previously submitted comments.  It is anticipated that the Commission will not consider any new evidence or issues not previously raised on or before March 16.  EBCNPS will be present to respond to the Zoo’s updated biological surveys and recommendations for new mitigation measures for grassland affected by the project.  Here is a link to the Planning Commission’s Staff Report regarding the zoo expansion and their response to public comments on the project.  And here are our comments to the above document, submitted this morning: Oakland_Zoo_CNPS_new_mitigation_comments.  We hope to see you at the meeting!

April 27 Planning Commission Meeting 6:00pm
Oakland City Hall, One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room No. 1 in Oakland, CA 94612