General Plan and Zoning Amendment Regarding Recycled Water Facilities


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
General Plan and Zoning Amendment Regarding Recycled Water Facilities
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Applies to CA, AP, A Zoned Agricultural Land.

Document Description
This project consists of the amendment of the Santa Cruz County General Plan/Local Coastal Program sections 5.13.6 and 5.13.7 and Chapter 13.10 (Zoning Ordinance) of County Code, a coastal implementing ordinance, to make tertiary-level wastewater treatment facilities (i.e., recycled water facilities) an allowed use on Agriculturally-Zoned land. Such facilities would be an allowed use only if they are located adjacent to an existing municipal wastewater treatment plant, used only to produce agricultural irrigation water, and comply with certain additional criteria.

Contact Information
Paia Levine
Santa Cruz County
Lead/Public Agency
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone : (831) 454-3178


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
NA - County-Wide

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Code & GP Amendment)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Coastal Permit Code Amendment
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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