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 of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
County of San Luis Obispo
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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 (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (Hotel :50 Cottages, 65,300 sf)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife


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