A new Library for Pleasant Hill

TuewdNEW RENDERINGS! Check out the slide show (above) for the latest renderings of our new library.

Oak Park Properties & the new library

The library is one component of a project proposed for 15 acres at the intersection of Oak Park Boulevard and Monticello Avenue, currently referred to as "Oak Park Properties". Oak Park Properties comprises two projects, a Civic Project and a Residential Project. 

The Civic Project, at 1700 Oak Park Boulevard, includes construction of a new library building, a park with athletic fields, improvements to the Grayson Creek corridor, and significant improvements to Monticello Avenue and Oak Park Boulevard. 

The Residential Project, at 1750 Oak Park Boulevard, includes demolition of the existing County-owned library building and vacant administrative offices, and construction of 34 single-family homes, 7 accessory dwelling units, and a new pocket park. 

Construction on the new library building is expected to begin in 2020 with anticipated completion in late 2021. 

February 2020 Updates

City issues Request for Prequalification of Building Contractors

The City is conducting outreach for prequalification of General Building Contractors for the new Library project at 1700 Oak Park Boulevard. All General Contractors bidding on the Library Project must be prequalified prior to submitting a bid for the Project. Prequalification packages are due by 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 25. For more information, click here

Final EIR ready for public review

The proposed Final Environmental Impact Report for the Oak Park Properties Specific Plan along with its Appendix  was released for public review on January 6, 2020.

The previously released Draft Environmental Impact Report and its appendices are linked on the Documents & Presentations page - click here.

In addition to the online copy, hard copies are available for review at Pleasant Hill City Hall (100 Gregory Lane), the Pleasant Hill Library (1750 Oak Park Boulevard), and the Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development (30 Muir Road, Martinez).

Upcoming meetings in February 

The City Council will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 to consider recommendations from the Architectural Review and Planning Commissions on the Oak Park Properties Specific Plan.

Detailed information about the hearing, along with links to the proposed Final EIR and related documents, is posted on the City website.  Agendas will be posted on the City website at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

Frequently Asked Questions (latest update: January 2020) Please note, the Frequently Asked Questions are updated as the project evolves.

For more information about the library project, email gvassar@pleasanthillca.org or call (925) 671-5229.