Guernewood Park Resort


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
Guernewood Park Resort
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Currently vacant site. Zone: Rec and Visitor Serving Commercial; Local Guidelines; Floodway/Floodplain, SR, VOH; GP:RVSC/SC
Document Description
Request for a Use Permit and Design Review to allow the construction of a new 120-room resort, 2,744.5 square feet of impermeable surfaces within the Riparian Corridor, and improved public river access at the former Guernewood Park Resort location. The project includes two main hotel buildings, four stories in height, with 100 rooms, lobby, two meeting rooms, hotel services area, small restaurant and bar, spa and gym. The main hotel buildings would be constructed over 320 feet from the centerline of River Road (Highway 116). Detached from the main hotel buildings would be 20 additional suites, four stories in height, located in 5 bungalow buildings. Accessory buildings include a public bathroom, a pool house and a gate house. The public trail to the Russian River, a 25-space public parking lot and public restroom facility will be developed on the east side.

Contact Information

Georgia McDaniel
Agency Name
Sonoma County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
Guernewood Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
072-130-005, -007, & -009
State Highways
Guerneville Elementary
Hurbert Creek, Russian River
Other Location Info
Currently vacant site. Zone: Rec and Visitor Serving Commercial; Local Guidelines; Floodway/Floodplain, SR, VOH; GP:RVSC/SC

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (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, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California State Lands Commission (SLC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Development Types
Recreational (Resort)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Design Review
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Wetland/Riparian, Archeological/Historical, Traffic/Circulation, Water Supply/Groundwater,


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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