Cortona Apartments; 09-140-DP/10-099-OA

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Goleta, City of (City of Goleta)
Document Title
Cortona Apartments; 09-140-DP/10-099-OA
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
LU: R-MD; Medium Density Residential Z: DR-20; Design Residential, 20 units/acre

Document Description
The proposed project includes the following elements: 1) 171 proposed apartments comprised of a mix of one, two, and three bedroom units (63 1-bedroom, 96 2-bedrooms, and 12 3-bedrooms) contained within seven two-story buildings (12 to 16 units each) and one three-story building (75 units) with a total residential square footage of 165,843 sf. 2) Amenities include a 2,491sf communal recreation building, a 1,125 sf swimming pool/spa (measuring 25 x 45 feet), a 672sf maintenance building, 322 parking spaces (in carports and open areas) and drive aisles, landscaping, exterior lighting, and an internal system of pedestrian pathways. 3) Access to the project would be provided via a 60-foot driveway onto Cortona Drive. 4) Water and sewer would be provided by the Goleta Water District and Goleta West Sanitary District. 5) Project grading would involve 5,700-cubic yard of cut and 8,500 cubic yards of fill (net import of 2,800 cubic yards of fill). 6) The project would include an ordinance amendment/development agreement between the City and the applicant for future participation of the construction of a new fire station in western Goleta to address existing deficiencies in fire protection services and may include other elements necessary to make a finding of a net public benefit under Government Code Section 65867.5 7) The project also includes a request to modify the rear and side yard setbacks to allow for the location of carports on the rear (0-setback) property line and within five (5) feet of the side property line.

Contact Information
Alan Hanson
City of Goleta
130 Cremona Drive, Suite B
Goleta, CA 93117

Phone : (805) 961-7549


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Hollister Avenue/Cortona Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
US Hwy 101/SR 217
Southern Pacific
Santa Barbara Municipal
UC Santa Barbara,Dos PueblosHS,Goleta Valley Jr.HS,Ellwood ES,..
Pacific Ocean,Devereux Slough,Goleta Slough,Lake Los Carneros; Creeks:Devereux,Tecolotito,LosCar
Other Information
Schools: El Rancho ES Waterways:Los Carneros Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (171 Units, 8.96 Acres)
Local Action
Site Plan Other Action Other Action: Ordinance Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

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