Apple’s new spaceship campus in Cupertino, California has received approval by the Cupertino City Council, earlier this month planning permission for the campus was granted to Apple, and now it has received unanimous approval by the full Cupertino City Council.
There is now a waiting period of ten days, where petitions can be filed for reconsideration, if none are received in the next 10 days, Apple will be granted permission to start the ball rolling with construction.
The first part of the process will involve demolishing the old HP Campus on the site, the relocation of utilities, and also removal of trees from the site.
There is another meeting scheduled for the 19th of November, and if everything goes to plan, Apple will be granted final permission for their new Campus the following day.
The new Campus is expected to be built by 2016, and it will be home to around 12,000 Apple employees, it certainly does look impressive from all of the photos we have seen.
Apple’s Spaceship Campus will be built in phases, Phase 1 will be the main building which is made up of 2.8 million square feet, with an underground car park for 2,400 cars and a 100,000 square feet fitness center.
The second phase of the Apple Campus with be an additional 600,000 of research and development building as well as additional offices, plus additional parking.