Development Construction Information
Current Areas of Activity
Treasure Island Community Development (TICD) is currently performing construction work on Yerba Buena Island, as well as the first development stage of the project areas on Treasure Island. This work includes: 1) structure demolition that finished in July, infrastructure and construction on Yerba Buena Island; and 2) demolition of non-historic structures, geotechnical mitigations and infrastructure construction within the first project stage on Treasure Island. As explained in greater detail below, demolition activities are overseen by the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) and San Francisco Department of Building Inspection (DBI) as well as by the State of California's Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD).
Other Projects Currently Active On-Island (non-TICD):
- Yerba Buena Island West Bound Ramps Project administered by San Francisco County Transportation Authority
- US Navy Environmental Remediation Projects on Treasure Island
All Land Use Development proposals by Developers are first reviewed for environmental impacts under the requirements of the state California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The environmental review conducted in accordance with CEQA identifies mitigation measures to reduce significant environmental effects. Prior to approval of a project, TIDA adopted feasible mitigation measures identified in the environmental document. TICD is required to follow the mitigation measures adopted by TIDA such as requiring the best available technology for heavy vehicle emissions control.
For larger projects and those with sensitive receptors within 1000 feet, TICD must submit a Dust Control Plan for San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) approval to comply with Article 22B of the Health Code. This approved Dust Control Plan is required prior to TICD, or their contractors, receiving a permit to demolish or build from the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection (DBI). When asbestos-containing building materials will be disturbed, the Developer also has requirements imposed by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), the region’s air quality protection agency.
DBI will be sending a field inspector to the Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island demolition sites regularly to observe that dust control practices are preventing visible dust. DPH has limited inspection resources, but does send inspectors to the site regularly to also observe that dust control practices are effectively preventing visible dust.