Rincon Palms Revised Hotel and Conference Center

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Goleta
Document Title
Rincon Palms Revised Hotel and Conference Center
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Plan: Office and Institutional Zoning: M-RP, Industrial Research Park
Document Description
The application includes a Development Plan for a 59,600 square foot, 112-room hotel with a free-standing restaurant of approximately 6,000 square feet proposed on a vacant parcel located at the northeast corner of Storke Road and Hollister Avenue. The project site occupies an area of 3.05 acres (6800 Block Cortona Drive) adjacent to an existing business center at 6868 Cortona Drive to the north. The project includes a conjunctive parking and shared access agreement with the neigbhoring property for the purpose of accommodating peak demand on weekends and holidays. The project also includes a General Plan Amendment to change Land Use Element Table 2-3, and an Ordinance Amendment to create a Hotel Overlay designation for the parcel and a rezone of the property to institute a base zoning of Professional Institutional, consistent with the current Office and Institutional land use designation in the General Plan. The property is presently zoned M-RP (Industrial Research Park).

Contact Information

Laura Bridley / Patricia Miller
Agency Name
City of Goleta
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Storke Road and Cortona Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
US Highway 101
Southern Pacific Railroad
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
Glenn Annie Creek

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, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 65,000)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone, Ordinance Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, 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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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