Major Development Projects

This page provides information about major developments as they go through permitting processes, and is updated as new information becomes available.  To receive email or text notifications when information is updated, sign up for eNotifications.

Sunset Area Projects 2017

The Village Student Housing Project

A proposed 240-unit, 800-bed new student housing development in the Sunset Neighborhood on St. Louis Road.  

View Shed  REVISED 11-30-17

Maple Ln Photo Sim revised 11-30-17

Current Status:  The Planning Commission has held a series of first public hearings, beginning on November 28th. The next hearing will be on December 12th at the Commission's regular meeting.

Public testimony and letters continue to be received.  The draft EIR is still in circulation.  

Story poles are up (click if you want information about what story poles are).

Available Documents

Appendices A - P to the Draft EIR

A - Notice of Preparation
B - Scoping Meeting Memo
C - Operations & Management Plan
D - Industrial Market Analysis
E - Cultural Resources (Confidential)
F - View Shed Analysis
G - CalEEMod Air Emission Model Results
H - Exterior Noise Analysis
I - Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
J - Phase II Investigation Report
K - Water & Wastewater Impacts
L - Central Arcata Areawide Traffic Study
M - Geotechnical Investigation
N - Preliminary Stormwater Report
O - Biological Review
P - Wetland Delineation


Photo Simulations - Click Images for Larger Views  (Excerpts from the Draft EIR Chapter 2.6 Aesthetics)

Existing Highway 101 N
Existing Sunset On-ramp
Existing Maple Lane
Figure 2.6P_101 N - Existing SM
Figure 2.6R_Sunset N On-Ramp - Existing SM
Figure 2.6T_Maple Lane - Existing SM
Proposed Highway 101 N
Proposed Sunset On-ramp
Proposed Maple Lane
Figure 2.6Q_101 N - Proposed SM
Figure 2.6S_Sunset N On-Ramp - Proposed SM
Figure 2.6U_Maple Lane - Proposed SM


Proposed Maple Lane REVISED 11-30-17


Maple Ln Photo Sim revised 11-30-17

Sunset Terrace

A complex of 142 one-bedroom units.

Current Status:  Under construction!

Sunset Terrace under Construction 10-2017

Canyon Creek Apartments

A proposed 89-unit multi-family complex on Todd Court, adjacent to Larson Park.

Current Status:  In process; hearing not yet scheduled.

Available Documents:  

Creekside Homes

A proposed residential subdivision and assisted living facility on the West end of Foster Avenue (Foster and Q Street on the North side of the large vacant lot).  

Current Status:  In process; hearing not yet scheduled.

Available Documents:  

Important City-Wide Documents

Traffic Study

The Traffic Study document is an important part of California Environmental Quality Act reviews.

Wastewater Treatment Facility Memo

This analysis in this memo demonstrates that developments currently in process are within the capacity of the current wastewater treatment plant; however, the plant will require upgrades in the reasonably near future.