Watsonville Civic Plaza Building

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Watsonville
Document Title
Watsonville Civic Plaza Building
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Watsonville's Downtown core and has a General Plan Designation of Central Commercial with a Zoning Designation of Central Commercial Core Area.
Document Description
Planned Development, Special Use Permit and Design review permit to allow the construction of the Watsonville Civic Plaza Building and Public Parking Garage project on a vacant, paved 2.43 acre parcel at the southern end of Watsonville's Central Commercial Core Planning area on Main Street. The project involves the construction of a four story 157,807 square foot multi-use Civic building that will include a 49,297 square foot Library, 46,083 square feet of County Court space, 20,592 square feet of City office space, 16,053 square feet of miscellaneous office lease space, 1,550 square feet of ground floor retail space and 21,232 square feet of common area. The Civic Plaza building also includes the option to develop 13,330 square feet of future office space for a maximum total of 168,107 square feet. The project also include the construction of a 5 story 461 space public parking structure on the adjacent lot to serve the new building and the City's Public Downtown Parking District.

Contact Information

Keith Boyle
Agency Name
City of Watsonville
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Second and Main
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Watsonville High
Pajaro 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, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 157,807, Acres 2.43)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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