Scotts Valley General Plan Update


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Scotts Valley, City of (City of Scotts Valley)
Document Title
Scotts Valley General Plan Update
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
City of Scotts Valley
Present Land Use

Document Description
The City of Scotts Valley is in the process of preparing an update to its existing General Plan. The update will guide the City’s development and conservation for the next 20 + years. The General Plan Update addresses the current needs and preferences of the community and identifies and prioritizes opportunities to preserve the character of the community, conserve natural resources, and direct land use policies that enable sustainable growth in and around Scotts Valley. The General Plan is the long-range plan or roadmap for the City as a whole. Updates to the General Plan include changes to various policies directing land use amendments, addressing land use compatibility and development intensities, establishing impact thresholds for future development projects, and implementing various programs that will help meet its goals.

Contact Information
Taylor Bateman
City of Scotts Valley, Community Development Dept
One Civic Center Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Phone : (831) 440-5630


37°3'1.37"N 122°1'7.42"W
Scotts Valley
Santa Cruz
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Housing Job Generation Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Housing and Community Development California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3


Environmental Document
Scotts Valley General Plan Update DEIR_NOP_7-16-20   PDF 2151 K
Scotts Valley General Plan Env   PDF 340 K
State Comments
2020070330_CDFW Comment   PDF 380 K 2020070330_NAHC Comment   PDF 501 K

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