Rivergate-Roemer Specific Plan Amendment, General Plan Land Use Map Amendment and Rezone Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Maria
Document Title
Rivergate-Roemer Specific Plan Amendment, General Plan Land Use Map Amendment and Rezone Project
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
Present Land Use
Land uses: FS, CC, HOR, and COS and ROS; Zoning: SP/FS(PD), SP/C-2(PD), SP/R-3(PD), and SP/OS(PD).
Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The project would amend a portion of the City of Santa Maria's 1994 Rivergate Roemer Specific Plan. The project would also include corresponding amendments to the City of Santa Maria General Plan (Land Use Policy map and Zoning Map, to rezone a 37.6 acre site FROM PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial), PD/FS (Planned Development/Freeway Service), PD/R-3 (Planned Development/High Density Residential) and OS (Open Space) TO PD/C-2 (Planned Development/General Commercial) (29.5 acres) and OS (Open Space) (8.1 acres). The draft SIER analyses the potential construction of up to 400,000 square feet of retail/commercial development, with the possibility of future mixed use opportunities, including the potential of secondary office and residential uses.

Contact Information

Frank Albro
Agency Name
City of Santa Maria
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Vard Roemer
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Maria
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
United States Highway 101 and Broadway-Highway 135
Total Acres
Parcel #
128-002-014 and 128-002-015
State Highways
101, 135, and 166
SM Valley Railroad
Taylor Elementary
Santa Maria River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 3
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 400,000, Acres 29.5), Other (Open space for future US 101/Hwy135 Interchange)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


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