The City of Richmond is embarking on an exciting opportunity to re-envision an approximately 143-acre site that consists of the Hilltop regional shopping mall and areas immediately surrounding it to the south and east through the development of the Hilltop Horizon Specific Plan. The site is located within the Hilltop Priority Development Area (PDA) and situated south of Richmond Parkway, between San Pablo Avenue and Interstate 80, in Richmond, California.
The Specific Plan will guide the development of the 143-acre site to support the City’s General Plan vision to promote the transformation of the plan area from a low-intensity auto-oriented retail center to a higher-intensity, mixed-use destination. The overarching goal of the Specific Plan is to develop a comprehensive plan to guide future development that will attract people, businesses, and investments. The intended result is to create a shovel-ready development framework to allow the revitalization of the plan area after the adoption of the Specific Plan and environmental document. The ultimate mix of uses and development program will be determined as part of the planning process that will involve and be informed by community and stakeholder engagement.
A specific plan is a regulatory planning document that implements the goals and policies of the General Plan and defines the development standards and implementation measures for a specific geographic region.
Community participation is critical to the success of the project. We want to ensure that we understand the community’s needs, priorities, and vision for the project site. Your input will help guide us in the planning process.
The City of Richmond will gather input from the community through a series of community engagement events. This will influence the scenario planning and ultimately the selection of the preferred plan for the Hilltop Horizon development. If you cannot attend project events, documents and resources will be posted on this website so you can view on your own time.
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Advisory Committee Meeting #1
Fairmede Hilltop Neighborhood Council Meeting
AC Transit Interagency Liaison Committee Meeting
Hilltop District Neighborhood Council Meeting
Neighborhood Council Meeting
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