SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Construct a mixed-use development consisting of a two-story commercial building and four three-story residential buildings containing 56 affordable residential apartments, a manager's unit and a community center.

Contact Information
Lezanne Jeffs
Santa Cruz County Planning Department
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone : (831) 707-2134


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
1412, 1438, 1500 & 1514 Capitola Road
Parcel #
026-741-12, 13, 14 & 15

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
other than a Ministerial Project - Exemption for MultiFamily and Mixed-Use Housing Projects (Public Resources Code, Sect
Reasons for Exemption
Construction of a mixed-use housing project on a less than 5-acres site located within an unincorporated area of Santa Cruz County that is substantially surrounded by qualified urban uses and where all public utilities are available. The project is consistent with the current General Plan and the applicable zoning designation and regulations and will consist of a mix of multi-family and commercial uses where at least two-thirds of the square footage of the development will be designated for residential use and where the density of the project will exceed the average density of adjoining residential properties. No significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions would result from project implementation and the project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species.


Notice of Exemption
2019110103 Capitola Rd Mixed use Stat-X   PDF 392 K

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