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Apple Campus 2 Project

At its October 15, 2013 adjourned regular meeting, the Cupertino City Council took the following actions approving the Apple Campus 2 project and conducted the first readings on associated ordinances:
 
A. Adopted Resolution No. 13-082 approving the Certification of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and adoption of Findings and a Statement of Overriding Considerations, Mitigation Measures (including adoption of Mitigation Measure TRANS-23 (Alternate) with minor text revisions and Mitigation Measure TRANS-27 (Second Alternate)), and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, EA-2011-12;
 
B. Adopted Resolution No. 13-083 approving a General Plan Amendment, GPA-2011-03;
 
C. Adopted Resolution No. 13-084 approving:
  1. Development Permit to allow the demolition of approximately 2.66 million square feet of existing office, research and development buildings and the construction of 3.42 million square feet of office, research, and development buildings; 120,000 square feet (1,000 seat) corporate auditorium, 100,000 square feet corporate fitness center, and 25,000 square feet Valet Parking Reception uses; 92,000 square feet of utility plants; and associated parking facilities and ancillary buildings (such as security reception areas and landscape maintenance buildings) (DP-2011-04); and
  2. Use Permit to allow a corporate auditorium and fitness center at a new office, research and development campus (U-2011-11); and
  3. Architectural and Site Approval to allow a new 2.82 million square foot office, research and development building with 2,385 basement parking spaces and a cafeteria, a 5,870 parking space structured parking facility with attached Central Plant, a 1,000 seat corporate auditorium, a fitness center, and associated site improvements including access tunnels, a surface parking lot, outdoor dining and recreational facilities and landscaping; (ASA-2011-14); and
  4. Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of approximately 3,710 trees, of which, approximately 90 trees are proposed to be transplanted, and replacement with at least 6,200 trees to allow the construction of an office, research and development campus (TR-2011-39);

D. Adopted Resolution No. 13-085 approving a Vesting Tentative Map, TM-2011-03.

The City Council also took the following legislative actions at the October 15, 2013 adjourned regular meeting:

  1. Canceled the Development Agreement with Hewlett Packard, applicable to a portion of the property; and
  2. Conducted the first reading of Ordinance No. 13-2114: “An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Cupertino repealing Ordinance No. 1702 and Approving a New Development Agreement By and Between the City of Cupertino and Apple Inc. for the Development of a New Corporate Campus", DA-2011-01; and
  3. Conducted the first reading of Ordinance No. 13-2113: “An Ordinance of the Cupertino City Council approving the rezoning of an approximately 1.1 Acre Area from Park and Recreation (PR)to Planned Industrial Park (P(MP)) located at APN 316 06050 and 316 06 051”, Z-2011-03; and
  4. Adopted Resolution No. 13-086, vacating a portion of Pruneridge Avenue, between Wolfe Road and Tantau Avenue, and various public easements; and Resolution No. 13-087, authoring the City Manager to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Campus Holdings, Inc. (a subsidiary of Apple Inc.) for a portion of Pruneridge Avenue; and
  5. Authorized the City Manager to enter into an Extension of Agreement for Consultation Services with Baz Industries, the successor in interest to ACI Holdings, Inc.

AB900, Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011 Application
On June 29, 2012, the proposed Apple Campus 2 Project was certified as an Environmental Leadership Development Project (Leadership Project) by the Governor's Office pursuant to the Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011 (AB 900) and on May 24, 2013 supplemental application materials were found to be consistent with the certified application. On September 27, 2013, the Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 743 (Steinberg), which, among other things, amends portions of Chapter 6.5 (Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011). Download Notice Of Certification Of Environmental Leadership Development Project.

Administrative Record

Apple Campus 2 - Actions Taken

Public Comment Filed After Close of Comment Period on Apple Campus 2 Draft EIR

Apple Campus 2 Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

Public Comments on Apple Campus 2 Draft Environmental Impact Report

Apple Campus 2 DEIR Reference Materials

Internal and Applicant Communications

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Info


Archived Information

The City of Cupertino is reviewing an application by Apple for the development of an office, research and development campus located in the area bounded by Homestead Road, N. Wolfe Road, I-280 & N. Tantau Avenue and properties located on the east side of N. Tantau Avenue. 

In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), a Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed project has been prepared. The Final EIR consists of the June 2013 Apple Campus 2 Project Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) and the September 2013 Responses to Comments Document.

  • 1. Responses to comments that were submitted during the comment period (June 6, 2013 – July 22, 2013) are provided in the Response to Comments Document (September 2013).
  • 2. Responses to comments that were received after the close of the comment period through September 19, 2013 are provided as follows:

a. Responses to comments on the adequacy of the EIR were provided in an attachment to the October 2, 2013, Planning Commission staff report
( See Attachment PC-14 to the Planning Commission staff report.)

b. Responses to key comments on the project were provided in the body of the Planning Commission staff report.

  • 3. Responses to comments that were received between September 20, 2013 and October 4, 2013 are provided as follows:

a. Responses to comments on the adequacy of the EIR are provided in an attachment to the October 15, 2013, City Council staff report
( See Attachment CC-13 to the City Council staff report.)

b. Responses to key comments on the project are provided in an attachment to the October 15, 2013, City Council staff report
( See Attachment CC-14 to the City Council staff report.)

  • 4. Comments received between October 5, 2013 and 3:00 p.m. on the City Council hearing date of October 15, 2013 will be provided to the City Council as desk items.

All written comments received by the City and all written responses can be found on the City's website at www.cupertino.org/applecampus2. Paper copies of all documents may be purchased at Cupertino City Hall, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino 95014.

Apple's Updated Proposal Documents - Submitted September 2013

Public Comments on Apple Campus 2 Project

  • You are encouraged to use the online comment form at: www.cupertino.org/applecomments
  • You may also send comments to:
    Department of Community Development, Re: Apple Campus 2, 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014

All information provided in your communication, including name, e-mail address or other address and comments will be posted online as public record.

Apple Campus 2 DEIR Comment Public Meeting
Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:30 pm , Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino


Additional Documents Submitted by Apple
Economic & Fiscal Reports

Apple submitted the following reports which the city had peer reviewed.

Keyser Marston Report - Economic Impact of Apple in Cupertino - May 2013

KMA Peer Review - July 26, 2013

 

Apple's Updated Proposal Documents - Submitted April 2013

The submitted plans are subject to change and modification.

Apple Campus 2 Project Details
Apple Inc. has submitted a development proposal to replace existing office and research buildings to create its new Apple Campus 2. Most of the 175 acre area is located on the former Hewlett Packard (HP) campus and is bounded by I-280 to the south, Wolfe Road to the west, Homestead Road to the north and North Tantau Avenue to the east.

Apple Campus 2

The replacement and rebuild proposal includes:
  • Demolition of approximately 2.65 million square feet of existing office, research and development buildings;
  • Construction of:
    • An office, research and development building comprising approximately 2.8 million square feet;
    • A 1,000 seat corporate auditorium;
    • A corporate fitness center;
    • A central plant;
    • Research facilities comprising upto 600,000 square feet located east and west of Tantau Avenue between Pruneridge Ave and I-280;
    • Associated Parking.

Cupertino's review process will consist of:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (including traffic, noise, air quality, etc.) during which there will be opportunity for public comment. The draft Environmental Impact Report is anticipated to be available for public review in Spring 2013
  • Development review
  • Public hearings at the Planning Commission and the City Council

Apple Campus Site


Archived Info  

Apple's Updated Proposal Documents - Submitted November 2012

The submitted plans are subject to change and modification.

Apple's Proposal Documents - Submitted May 2012 

AB900, Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011 Application

Apple has applied for streamlined environmental review with the Governor's Office of Planning and Research pursuant to the Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011 (AB900). Apple's application for obtaining this status and additional information regarding this Act is available here.

Apple's Updated Proposal Documents - November 2011

Environmental Impact Report Scoping Session Apple Campus 2 Project
Thursday, September 8, 2011, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Avenue


The City of Cupertino will be hosting a public meeting to receive input on the scope of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The purpose of the meeting will be to gather questions to be studied as part of the environmental review process. Due to limited seating, the City will be providing a live broadcast.

Environmental Impact Report Scoping Session Presentation

Webcast of the Meeting 
Watch the EIR Scoping Meeting Windows Media 

Apple's Proposal Documents - Submitted August 2011

Apple Campus 2 - eNotifications

To receive email notification regarding this project:

 

Last updated: 11/10/2014 11:03:55 AM