Safeway/Kmart Shopping Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Safeway/Kmart Shopping Center
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
shopping center and vacant adjacent land/c-2/community commercial
Document Description
The applicant proposes to demolish three existing commercial buildings (approximately 13,000 square feet total), remodel three existing commercial buildings (approximately 112,000 square feet total), and construct four new commercial buildings of approximately 66,160 square feet, 10,000 square feet, 8,000 square feet, and 5,000 square feet. Additionally, the applicant proposes to reconfigure the existing parking lot and landscaping for the 41st Avenue Safeway/Kmart shopping center. The project requires a Commercial Development Permit, Preliminary Grading Approval for approximately 9,000 cubic yards of earthwork, and Soils Report Review. The property is located on the east side of 41st Avenue, between Soquel Drive and State Highway 1. The exact address is: 2730 41st Ave., 2650 41st Ave., 2600 41st Ave., and 4100 Soquel Drive and State Highway 1.

Contact Information

Paia Levine
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
41st Ave. and Soquel Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
30-131-37, 42, 44, 45, 30-192-01,02
State Highways
Soquel H.S

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Local Actions
Commercial Development Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation, Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)

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