Department of Motor Vehicles Santa Maria Field Office Replacement Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Document Title
Department of Motor Vehicles Santa Maria Field Office Replacement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PLU: Vacant; Z: Planned dev general commercial; GPD: Community commercial
Document Description
Note: Lead Agency DMV with assistance from DGS, RESD The proposed project will be a single-story, approx 13,700 sf building on an approx 3-acre project site at 2770 Santa Maria Way in the city of Santa Maria, CA. The proposed project, which would provide an increased operational capacity to meet existing and future demand, will be constructed in a contemporary architectural style, and will achieve Zero Net Energy and LEED "Silver" higher certification. The proposed project will include 102 car parking spaces, including 4 accessible parking spaces, 4 electric vehicle charging spaces, and 3 alternative fuel efficient vehicle spaces, as well as bicycle, motorcycle, semi-truck and trailer, and delivery truck parking. The drive test lane and motorcycle skills testing area will be located in the southwest corner of the project site. The proposed project will include 7-ft high decorative security fencing around the perimeter of the project site and decorative sliding security gates at the pedestrian and vehicular entrances. Infrastructure improvements at the project site include installation of utilities (water, sewer, and power), walkways, curbs and gutters, signage, site lighting, landscaping, trash enclosures, and site drainage/stormwater collection system.

Contact Information

Patricia Kelly
Agency Name
Department of Motor Vehicles
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Maria
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Santa Maria Way and Sunrise Dr
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 135
Santa Maria Public
Shaw ES, Lakeview MS, Righetti HS, Valley Christian, Betteravia
Other Information
Early Learning Center, Joe Nightingale ES, Pacific Christian, Laurus College

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 13,700, Acres 3, Employees 25)
Local Actions
DMV approval
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, 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), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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