Disposition & Development of the PUC Site

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The PUC Site is a 5.9 acre parcel of land owned by the Successor Agency to the former South San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. The Site is located along Mission Road, just north of the planned Community Civic Campus.

The City is currently in the process of selecting a developer for the PUC Site, in accordance with the State-approved Long Range Property Management Plan for former Redevelopment Agency properties. 

After a developer is selected, the selected developer will begin a community engagement process, which will inform a formal application for development. That application will be reviewed by staff, the Design Review Board, the Planning Commission, and considered for approval by the City Council. 

Fact Sheets

A number of questions have been raised about the PUC Site developer selection process, including a potential project's impact on schools, the role of the former Redevelopment Agency, and how the City will evaluate a future project application on the Site. Below are a number of Fact Sheets developed to answer some of these pressing questions. 

Affordable Housing

Former Redevelopment Agency Fact Sheet

How the City Evaluates & Processes New Development Applications

School Fact Sheet

Developer Wants to Hear From You

AGI Avant and KASA Partners are partnering with leading online community engagement platform coUrbanize to launch a comprehensive, inclusive outreach process for the development of the South San Francisco PUC site. With coUrbanize, AGI-KASA will keep the project on track by efficiently communicating their vision and collecting constructive input online from South San Francisco community members.

AGI-KASA will be hosting a series of public meetings and workshops for the project starting this fall, and will be using the coUrbanize project site for ongoing engagement throughout the process. Community members can find more information about the project, as well as opportunities to share their feedback directly with AGI-KASA, at courb.co/ssfpucdev.

Upcoming Public Meetings

January 29, 2019

AGI/Kasa Partners plans to hold the second community meeting at the Municipal Services Building, located at 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco on January 29th from 5:30-7pm.  Residents are encouraged to attend and provide feedback during this collaborative process. 

November 29, 2018

AGI/KASA held their first, in a series of public community meetings as part of their extensive outreach plan.  On November 29th, the public meeting was held in the Council Chambers. Approximately 50 people attended.  Interactive tables focused on community amenities & affordable housing, open space context, building massing, and transportation.  The next community meeting will be held by early February 2019. 

May 2, 2018
On May 2, 2018, the City Council will hold a Study Session to receive a staff presentation on the developer selection process and the community feedback that was gathered via the April 18th community workshops and the survey (link above). Council will also hear presentations by the four developers being considered for the PUC Site - AGI/KASA Partners, Blake Griggs, Republic Metropolitan, and SummerHill Housing Group - and receive public comment.

Members of the public are welcome to attend Council meetings and speak about an item on the agenda, or to raise any concern to Council during public comments whether related to an agenda item or not.

April 18, 2018
Two community workshops were held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Municipal Services Building, located at 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Members of the community were invited to drop into either community workshop session, learn about the selection process and the finalist developers, enjoy a juice or cup of coffee, and provide their feedback.

Over 250 people attended the workshops and staff collected over 600 comments. Those comments are summarized in this document and will be presented at the Special City Council meeting on May 2, 2018.

Developer Proposals

PUC Staff Report 3.28.18 HERE

AGI/KASA Proposal 

Blake Griggs Proposal

Republic Metropolitan Proposal

Summerhill Proposal

Area Plan

In 2011, the City Council adopted the El Camino Real/Chestnut Avenue Area Plan, which sets for the allowable uses, densities, and design standards in the area surrounding and including the PUC Site. Click here to download the Area Plan.


Last updated: January 15, 2019