Vista Verde Senior Housing Project (10 Irwin Way)

10 Irwin Way Rendering

The Vista Verde Senior Housing Project proposes to construct a five-story, 72,593 gross square-foot building with 52 affordable senior housing units, a caretaker’s unit, an elevated deck, a parking garage, landscaping, and other associated improvements.

The proposed project would be located at 10 Irwin Way in Downtown Orinda, to the east of the Orinda Community Church, on a site that is currently occupied by a parking lot.

Project Status - Approved

Submittal - The application was submitted to the Planning Department in September 2021. 

Planning Commission Recommendation - A Planning Commission meeting was held on July 12, 2022 where staff recommended the Commission adopt Resolution No. 2022-02 recommending the City Council adopt the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration and approval of the project. Following the Planning Commission's recommendation, the project was considered by the City Council for decision.

City Council Approval - A City Council meeting was held on August 16, 2022 where the project was approved and the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration was adopted.

Project Documents

Application Documents

Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) (June 2022)

The following documents are included in the above link: 

  • Addendum to IS/MND
  • IS/MND Appendices
  • Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP)
  • MND Errata Sheet
  • Notice of Determination (NOD)
  • Notice of Intent (NOI)

Planning Commission Meeting - July 12, 2022

City Council Meeting - August 16, 2022