North Broad Street Neighborhood Park, General Plan Amendment, and Rezone


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo, City of (City of San Luis Obispo)
Document Title
North Broad Street Neighborhood Park, General Plan Amendment, and Rezone
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
City of San Luis Obispo
Present Land Use
Community garden Current: Conservation/Open Space/Conservation Proposed: Public Facility/Park

Document Description
Conversion of existing community garden to a neighborhood park, changing the General Plan Designation from Open Space to Park, and rezone from Conservation/Open Space to Public Facility. The park would include 9 raised garden planter boxes, open turf, playground equipment, a water fountain/water filling station, picnic tables, benches, trash and recycling receptacles, an accessible walking path, safety features including a 3.5-foot pedestrian barrier fence and 6-foot perimeter fence. The project would result in approximately 0.35 acre of disturbance on the 0.9-acre parcel, including removal of a concrete driveway apron, 0.11 acre of paving for walking paths, removal of up to 8 trees, protection of approx. 20 native trees to remain, the planting of 33 new trees, and infrastructure improvements.

Contact Information
Kyle Bell
City of San Luis Obispo
Community Development Department 919 Palm Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone : (805) 781-7524


35°17'2.18"N 120°40'6.48"W
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Cross Streets
Broad Street, Lincoln Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
1, 101, 227
Mission Prep, Teach Elementary, San Luis Obispo High School
Old Garden Creek, San Luis Creek and tributaries
Other Location Info
The project is located at 533 Broad Street, on the west side of Broad Street between Lincoln Street and the U.S. Highway 101 (US 101) southbound on-ramp/off-ramp intersection with Broad Street within the City of San Luis Obispo (APN 001-181-006).

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (Neighborhood park)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Site Plan Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Housing Job Generation Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities 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 Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document
Attachment 1 Project Plans   PDF 15865 K Attachment 2 AQ_GHG Analysis   PDF 2357 K Attachment 3 Biological Memo   PDF 14617 K N Broad NOA   PDF 122 K N Broad Park Summary Form   PDF 193 K N Broad Park_ISMND_final   PDF 4411 K
Notice of Completion (NOC)   PDF 333 K
State Comments
2020120448_DTSC Comment   PDF 225 K

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