County of Santa Cruz Animal Shelter


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
County of Santa Cruz Animal Shelter
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Office and remnant animal shelter / PF / PF
Document Description
Proposal to demolish an approximately 12,500 square foot animal shelter consisting of 4 buildings, 2 sheds, and kennels, and to construct a replacement Animal Services Facility with one 1-story, 12,635 square foot building, 1,600 sq. ft. of exterior kennels, visitor use area, animal exercise yard, and service yard, with associated parking, landscaping, and approximately 1,850 cubic yards of grading. Existing office building (currently SPCA office), shed/barn, and pasture area on northern parcel APN 026-461-02 to remain. Project requires a Master Site Plan Development Permit for the public facility use, amendments to Commercial Development, Planned Development and Use Permits 96-0156, 77-1572-PD, 4513-U, and D-72-11-9, Design Review, Soils Report Review, and Grading Approval.

Contact Information

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


Live Oak
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Rodriguez and 7th Avenue
Parcel #
26-062-97; 26-461-02
State Highways
Green Acres, Del Mar, Live Oak, Harbor High, Branciforte, Gault
Rodeo and Arana Gulches; Soquel Ck, Branciforte Ck, Carbmesa Ck; San Lorenzo River; Pacific Ocea
Other Information
Waterways: Pacific Ocean; Shwan, Corcerant Moran Lagoons

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 14,200, Acres 17 +/-)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit, Site Plan: Master, Other Action: Amend CDP
Project Issues
Air Quality, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Noise, Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), 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 Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery

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