547 Airport Boulevard Project Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Watsonville
Document Title
547 Airport Boulevard Project Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
Raoul Ortiz (Owner; Applicant) is submitting an application to develop one parcel located at 547 Airport Boulevard (APN 015-321-01), totaling approximately 1.57 acres, collectively called the 547 Airport Boulevard Project (project). Ortiz currently leases the property to operate a rebar processing operation known as Monterey Bay Rebar, Inc. As part of this project, the parcel would be redeveloped into 21 townhomes including three affordable units. The proposed townhomes are grouped in four buildings with a total footprint of approximately 18,927 square feet. Each unit includes three bedrooms and would provide housing for an estimated 78 people. The project also includes development of shared spaces and an open area for recreation.

Contact Information
Justin Meek
City of Watsonville
Lead/Public Agency
250 Main Street
Watsonville, CA 95076

Phone : (831) 768-3077

Raoul Ortiz
Project Applicant


36°55'50.9"N 121°47'24.5"W
Santa Cruz
Northern California
Cross Streets
Airport Boulevard, Hangar Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
1, 152, and 129
Watsonville Municipal Airport
Freedom Elementary, Rolling Hills Middle, Pajaro Valley High
Harkins Slough, Struve Slough

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 21, Acres 1.57)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Site Plan Rezone Use Permit Redevelopment
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
547 Airport Blvd - Notice of Intent to Adopt an Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration   PDF 161 K 547 Airport Blvd Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration   PDF 3479 K 547 Airport Blvd Summary Form for Electronic Document Transmittal   PDF 587 K Appendix A - 547 Airport Blvd Air Quality   PDF 2063 K Appendix B - 547 Airport Blvd Special Status Plants and Wildlife   PDF 458 K Appendix C - 547 Airport Blvd Phase I ESA   PDF 48166 K Appendix D - 547 Airport Blvd Stormwater Control Plan   PDF 717 K Appendix E - 547 Airport Blvd Noise   PDF 247 K Appendix F - 547 Airport Blvd Focused Traffic Analysis WTrans   PDF 384 K
547 Airport Blvd - Notice of Completion & Environmental Document Transmittal   PDF 148 K

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