December, 21 2020

Public Review Period Extension for Oakland Vegetation Management Plan Draft EIR

The Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Oakland Vegetation Management Plan was previously distributed to agencies, and interested parties, which started a 45-day public review and comment period on November 24, 2020. On December 16, 2020, the City Planning Commission, by motion, voted 4-0 to extend the public comment period fifteen (15) days from January 7, 2021 to January 22, 2021, for a total of 60 days. As a result, the City has issued a Supplemental NOA (available at: to notify the public that it has extended the public comment period for the Oakland Vegetation Management Plan (VMP) Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) to January 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The purpose of this Supplemental NOA is to announce that the City has extended the comment period from 45 days to 60 days to allow the public and interested parties additional time to comment on the DEIR for the VMP. The original comment period in the initial NOA was from November 24, 2020 to 5:00 p.m. to Thursday, January 7, 2021, a total of 45 days. This comment period has now been extended to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021.