Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition - Cynara #1


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition - Cynara #1
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The project site is currently a blighted vacant 1.55 acre lot with non-native weeds and grasses. General Plan: "MU-C" Mixed Use Zoning: "LC-Z" Light Commercial Improvement Zoning District (Title 21)
Document Description
Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition (Mid-Pen), the project applicant, is requesting a Combined Development Permit consisting of: (1) a Lot Line Adjustment to combine four existing lots (total 67,222 square feet) into two new lots of 58,502 square feet and 8,720 square feet; (2) a General Development plan for a mixed-use development including 40, 100% affordable apartments and townhouses, a 1,800 square foot community center, and 750 square foot retail/office/commercial uses; (3) Site Plan and Design Review for development in the Castroville Community Plan Merritt Street Corridor Opportunity Area. The project includes a 1,850 square foot community center for residents; grading is approximately 20,000 cubic yards of fill and 20 cubic yards of cut.

Contact Information

Marti Noel
Agency Name
Monterey County Housing and Redevelopment Office
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Highways 1, 156, and 183
Parcel #
030-166-002-000, 003-000, 008-000, 009-000
State Highways
1, 156, 183
Union Pacific
No. Monterey County Unified School District
Tembladero Slough, Salinas River, and Moro Cojo Sloughs
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Castroville, located approximately 8 miles northwest of City of Salinas

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (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), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Residential (Units 40), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 750), Other (Public Service/Community Center 1,800 sq.ft.)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit, Design Review, Use Permit: General Development Plan and Lot Line Adjustment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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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