Update #6: Draft EIR released

Draft EIR

UCSF Campus Planning has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the new UCSF Child, Teen and Family Center & Department of Psychiatry Building. A copy of the report is available to download here.

The Draft EIR has been prepared to provide an assessment of the potentially significant environmental effects of the proposed project. As required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Draft EIR presents:

  1. an assessment of the potentially significant environmental effects of the proposed project, including cumulative impacts of the proposed project in conjunction with past, present, and reasonably foreseeable future development;
  2. feasible means of avoiding or substantially lessening significant adverse impacts; and
  3. a range of reasonable and feasible alternatives to the proposed project, including the No Project alternative.
     

UCSF has prepared this Draft EIR on the proposed project for the following purposes:

  • To inform the general public; the local community; and public agencies of the nature of the proposed project, its potentially significant environmental effects, feasible measures to mitigate those effects, and its reasonable and feasible alternatives;
  • To enable the University to consider the environmental consequences of approving the proposed project; and
  • To satisfy CEQA requirements.