Live Oak Library


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Live Oak Library
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Interim Libaray/Zoned Neighborhood Commercial(C-1) and Park (PR)/Gen. Plan Designations Neighborhood Commercial(C-N)
Document Description
Proposal to demolish an existing 5,000 square foot commercial building (Live Oak Library) and construct a replacement two-story 13,500 square foot building for a permanent library. Project includes redesign and improvement of the parking and circulation, installation of landscape improvements, and grading approximately 900 cubic yards. Requires an Amendment to Coastal Permit and Commercial Development Permit 97-0096, a Variance to reduce the required 20 foot setback to 4.4 feet, Roadside Exception, Significant Tree Removal for one 30-inch diameter eucalyptus tree, preliminary grading approval, soils report review and environmental assessment. The project is located on the south side of Portola Drive, across from the intersection of 24th Avenue and Live Oak.

Contact Information

Claudia Slater
Agency Name
County of Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Live Oak
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Portola Drive 24th Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Del Mar, New Brighton, Good Shepard, Green Acres Delevega, Habor
Corcorn Laguna, Maura Lake, Schwan Lagoon

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Other Agency(ies), Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Educational (Library)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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