SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Santa Barbara
Document Title
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Land Use Zone: C-2, Commercial Zone
Document Description
The project consists of the redevelopment of a 1.35-acre site located at the northeast corner of Victoria and Chapala Streets. The project includes demolition of the existing 20,125 square foot commercial building (formerly occupied by Vons supermarket) and associated parking lot, and the construction of a new mixed-use development containing 23,125 square feet of commercial space, 37 residential condominiums (38,711 square feet total) and 7,577 square feet of accessory residential area, all above an underground parking garage (29,123 square feet) containing 78 parking stalls. The mosaic mural located on the existing building wall along Victoria Street would be relocated and incorporated into the new building along the Chapala Street façade. Grading is anticipated to consist of approximately 20,000 cubic yards of cut.

Contact Information

Allison De Busk
Agency Name
City of Santa Barbara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
34 W. Victoria Street
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project is an in-fill development project located on a 1.35-acre site an urban area, and is consistent with the general plan and zoning designations and regulations. The project will not result in traffic, noise, air or water quality impacts. The site has no biological value, and is adequately served by all required utilities and public services.

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