East Cliff Pedestrian Improvement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
East Cliff Pedestrian Improvement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Public Facility, County Right of Way
Document Description
The proposal is to construct pedestrian pathway improvements on the north and west side of East Cliff Drive along Schwan Lake between 9th Avenue to 12th Avenue, including a portion of proposed sidewalk on the east side of East Cliff Drive extending approximately 150 feet south from Prospect Way to a proposed crosswalk, and development of public parking on 11th Avenue. Improvements include an on-grade pathway with a stabilized decomposed granite surface and a wood railing, a concrete pier and deck walkway structure with stabilized decomposed granite and a metal railing, improved bicycle land widths, drainage improvements, landscaping, retaining walls, and grading of approximately 407 cubic yards of cut and 147 cubic yards of fill. The project requires a Coastal Development Permit, Preliminary Grading Approval, a Riparian Exception, and a Development Permit for railings in excess of 3 feet in height adjacent to a right-of-way.

Contact Information

Matthew Johnston
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
East Cliff Drive between 9th and 12th
Parcel #
County Right of Way
State Highways
Hwy 1
Schwan Lake
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Live Oak

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, Cal Fire, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Pedestrian and bike path)
Local Actions
Redevelopment, Coastal Permit, Riparian Exception
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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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