Goal CHEJ-4

Goal CHEJ-4:

South San Francisco generates less solid waste, cleans up hazardous sites, and ensures safe storage and transportation of hazardous materials in Lindenville and East of 101.


To decrease residents’ risk of exposure to hazardous materials.

Policy CHEJ-4.1: Support Brownfield remediation.

Support clean-up and reuse of contaminated sites in Lindenville and East of 101 to protect human health.

  • Action CHEJ-4.1.1: Maintain map of hazardous waste sites.

    Maintain a map and database of contaminated, hazardous waste and substance sites (e.g., Cortese list).

  • Action CHEJ-4.1.2: Precautions for Oyster Point Landfill.

    Implement any future City-prepared sea level rise adaptation plan for the Oyster Point Marina and landfill to prevent the release of toxins into the Bay.

Policy CHEJ-4.2: Require remediation before development.

Require that contaminated sites are adequately remediated before allowing new development.

Policy CHEJ-4.3: Reduce exposure from hazardous materials.

Reduce residents’ risk of exposure to hazardous materials and toxic wastes.

Policy CHEJ-4.4: Maintain map of hazardous materials transport route.

Maintain an up-to-date truck routes map that minimizes exposures to sensitive land uses from vehicles carrying hazardous materials and toxic waste.

Policy CHEJ-4.5: Establish land use restrictions on new toxic wastes.

Prohibit new non-residential uses that are known to release or emit toxic waste at levels that are harmful to human health while continuing to allow life science, research and development, medical, and other necessary services such as dry cleaners.

Policy CHEJ-4.6: Expand community engagement on remediation.

Engage community members in the remediation of toxic sites and the permitting and monitoring of potentially hazardous industrial uses.

For related policies and implementation actions related to hazardous materials, see Goal CR-7.