Valley Plaza Shopping Center / Merkantile Development Plans


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Solvang
Document Title
Valley Plaza Shopping Center / Merkantile Development Plans
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Commercial (C2 allow residential as secondary use per City Ordinance)
Document Description
The Proposed Project is the reconfiguration and reconstruction of the existing Valley Plaza mixed-use shopping center in the City of Solvang. The proposed project will rebuild the existing shopping center to include 42,365 sf commercial space and 8 apartment units. The mix of tenants and uses proposed at this time will include: New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, Restaurant, Retail stores, eight second-floor residential apartments.

Contact Information

Arleen Pelster
Agency Name
City of Solvang
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
SR 246 / Old Mission Drive / Alamo Pintado
Parcel #
139-240-074 and 139-240-075
State Highways
SR 246
Alamo Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Development Types
Residential (Units 8, Acres .21), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 83779, Acres 3.9)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Air Quality, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation

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