PA15-030 Bridgepointe


What is the project’s current stage in the planning process?

In this Section:
Revised: October 18, 2016

2202 Bridgepointe Parkway


Michael Stoner
c/o Bridgepointe Partners, LP
88 Kearny Street, Suite 1818
San Francisco, CA 94108

Larry Patterson
City Manager
(650) 522-7000

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Project Update:

Bridgepointe Master Plan Amendment - Request from SPI Holdings LLC, to Waive One-Year (1-Year) Limitation on Reapplication for a Previously Denied Project and Waiver of Pre-Application Planning Process.

On September 15, 2016, SPI Holdings LLC (SPI) submitted a letter requesting that the City Council:
  1. Waive the one-year (1-year) limitation on reapplication for a previously denied project pursuant to Municipal Code Section 27.08.060(b), and permit SPI to reapply for approval of the Project; and
  2. Waive the requirement for a preliminary neighborhood meeting and Planning Commission study session whenever the one-year (1-year) limitation has been waived.
This matter is scheduled for a City Council hearing on Monday, November 7, 2016 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403.

Additional information regarding this hearing:
  • Materials for this meeting will be posted on the Public Meeting Portal by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the meeting.
  • Postcard
The applicant has also provided information indicating what would be included in this reapplication in a letter dated October 17, 2016. However, the City Council meeting on November 7 will NOT pertain to the merits of this proposal, but will only address the ability of SPI to submit the proposal within the normal one-year (1 year) time limitation.

Related Documents

Revised Submittal - June 10-17, 2015
Cover and Response Letters
Revised Submittal - June 3-10, 2015
Revised CEQA Checklist Revised Project Plans Initial DRB Comments Revised Submittal - May 8, 2015

Initial DRB Comments
Initial Submittal - March 31, 2015

Past Meetings

The request to amend the Master Plan and modify the building was held on April 18, 2016 before the City Council. Previously, the Planning Commission voted:
  1. To recommend that the City Council deny the request to amend the Bridgepointe Master Plan, removing the requirement for an Ice Rink.
  2. To recommend that the City Council not adopt the Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report ; and deny the Site Plan and Architectural Review to modify the existing building.
  3. To recommend that the City Council not accept the offered compensation payment in the amount of $3,000,000 to compensate the community for the loss of the ice rink.
On the afternoon of Thursday, April 14, material for the City Council will be posted on the public meeting portal (Select the City Council, April 18 meeting date and then click on "meeting details" access the specific agenda item materials.

The request to amend the Master Plan and modify the building was considered by the Planning Commission on December 8, 2015.

The Planning Commission voted (5-0) to recommend City Council denial of the application, Planning Commission material can be viewed on this meeting details link.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

In response to frequently asked questions "FAQs" pertaining to this project, the following information is provided: Document

Project History:

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to amend the Bridgepointe Master Plan to revise the list of allowable uses for Lot 5 (the parcel within the Bridgepointe Shopping Center that contained the previous ice rink use) to:
  • read “retail uses”
  • delete references to “an ice rink or similar recreational uses”
  • modify the existing building to support the requested retail us