Somera (The Cottages) Development Plan / Coastal Development Permit DRC2018-00033 (ED19-008)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
Somera (The Cottages) Development Plan / Coastal Development Permit DRC2018-00033 (ED19-008)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use

Document Description
SCM Avila Beach Partners, LLC is requesting a Development Plan/ Coastal Development Permit for the construction of a 50-room cottage style hotel, various sized temporary events not exceeding 200 guests and modification of side and rear setback standards. The applicant is also requesting a Variance to grade over 30% slopes and an amendment to the San Luis Bay Estates Master Development Plan to increase previously approved 4 acres to 7 acres of development area. The project will result in the disturbance of approximately 7 acres on the 22.25-acre parcel with an approximate of 20,300 cubic yards of cut and 18,000 cubic yards of fill.

Contact Information
Schani Siong
County of San Luis Obispo
976 Osos Street, Room 300
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408-2040

Phone : (805) 781-4374


35°10'47"N 120°44'35"W
San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Avila Beach Drive & Ana Bay Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
San Luis Obispo creek, unnamed blue lined streams

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Hotel :50 Cottages, 65,300 sf)
Local Action
Use Permit Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission


Environmental Document
NOP_The Cottages   PDF 599 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 650 K
Letter   PDF 168 K NOC Form_The Cottages   PDF 235 K
State Comments
2019090548_NAHC_NOP Somera (The Cottages) Development Plan Coastal Development Permit DRC2018-00033 (ED19-008) Project 9   PDF 239 K

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