Agricultural Employee (Farmworker), Public Facility and School Employee Housing Policy and Code Amendments

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Agricultural Employee (Farmworker), Public Facility and School Employee Housing Policy and Code Amendments
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
The project consists of amendments to the General Plan/Local Coastal Program (GP/LCP) and Santa Cruz County Code (SCCC) to establish 100% affordable rental housing and school employee housing as public/quasi-public uses permitted on land zoned for public facilities; and to clarify that qualified agricultural employee (farmworker) housing projects are an agricultural use permitted on land zoned for agriculture consistent with state law, and clarify existing codes for small farmworker housing project.

Contact Information

Annie Murphey
Agency Name
County of Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
County of Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Branch
Watsonville Municipal

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, 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 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Code Amendments
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Public Services, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Wildfire


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