La Bahia Hotel

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Cruz
Document Title
La Bahia Hotel
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Rental Apartments (Present Use) / Regional Visitor Commercial (General Plan-LCP) / RTC-Beach Commercial, CZO-Coastal Zone Overlay, SPO-Shoreline Protection Overlay (Zoning)
Document Description
The project consists of demolition of the existing 44-unit La Bahia apartment complex and construction of a 165-room hotel. The southeastern portion of the existing building that has the ball tower will be retained and restored or rehabilitated. Hotel amenities include approximately 4,350 sf of meeting and banquet space, a 2,500 sf restaurant, 2,500 sf of retail space, a day spa, and a swimming pool. The facility also space for business administration and support space. A number of local permits will be required including coastal permit, historic demolition and alteration permits, and administrates use and planned development permits.

Contact Information

Ryan Bane
Agency Name
City of Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
215 Beach Street at Main Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
005-213-02, 03
State Highways
Hwy 1, 9, 17
Santa Cruz Branch Rail
Gateway, Bay ES
Monterey Bay, San Lorenzo River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (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 Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (Visitor Serving: 125 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms, bar)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Coastal Permit, Historic Alteration/Design
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Transportation

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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