Galileo Pisa, LLC Apartments


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Galileo Pisa, LLC Apartments
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
APN 069-160-051: land use designation of General Commercial; zoning General Commercial (C-2). APN 069-525-022: land use designation Design Residential with a corresponding density of 20-units per acre (DR-20); zoning (DR-20).
Document Description
The project is for 1) a General Plan Amendment to convert APN 069-160-051 from a land use designation of General Commercial to Residential with a corresponding density of 20-units per acre (Res-20); 2) a Rezone to convert APN 069-160-051 (0.11-acres) from General Commercial (C-2) to Design Residential with a corresponding density of 20-units per acre (DR-20); and 3) a Final Development Plan to allow construction of a 27-rental-unit apartment complex along with associated site improvements including 54 covered bicycle parking spaces, three detached approximately 10’-5” tall carport structures totaling 27 of the 60 total parking spaces, two trash enclosures of approximately 120 square feet each, and 28,673 square feet of common open space. The apartment building will total 27,723 gross square feet, paving will total 12,716 square feet, hardscaping will total 9,964 square feet, and landscaping will total 12,874 square feet. The project will comply with the Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (WELO) and Tier 4 stormwater control requirements. Nine single story, first-floor units are proposed that will each be 888 net square feet and contain two bedrooms and one bathroom. In addition, 18 two-story units comprising the 2nd and 3rd floors of the apartment building will each be 914 net square feet and contain two bedrooms, one and a half baths. All units will have a living, dining, and kitchen space, along with an area for individual washers and dryers. Sixty parking standard sized spaces are proposed, including 27 covered spaces, 6 guest spaces, two electric vehicle charging spaces, and two handicap accessible spaces. Grading includes 2,870 cubic yards of cut, 200 cubic yards of import, and 3,070 cubic yards of fill. No native trees are proposed for removal and 42 producing, 34 failing, and 29 dead avocado trees (105 total) are proposed for removal. The parcel will be served by the Goleta Water District, Goleta Sanitary District, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, and County Sheriff. Access will be provided off of Calle Real. The property is currently two separate parcels, APN 069-160-051 (0.11-acres) zoned C-2 and APN 069-525-022 (1.51-acres) zoned DR-20. The two parcels will be voluntarily merged by the applicant prior to the Board of Supervisors final action on General Plan Amendment, Rezone, and Development Plan. Following the voluntary merger, the project will be located on a single, 1.62-acre parcel zoned DR-20.

Contact Information

Sean Stewart
Agency Name
County Of Santa Barbara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Countywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Calle Real and Patterson Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
069-160-051, 069-160-051
State Highways
Union Pacific
Kellog Elementary School, Foothill Elementary School, Mountain V
San Antonio Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Residential (Units 27, Acres 1.62)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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