Tunitas Creek Beach Improvement Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Mateo County Parks Department
Document Title
Tunitas Creek Beach Improvement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Undeveloped beach/shoreline and vacant residential dwelling
Document Description
The County of San Mateo Parks Department (Parks Department) proposes to make improvements to Tunitas Creek Beach and the surrounding areas in order to increase coastal access and recreational opportunities for public use and protect natural resources present on the property. The proposed project includes construction of a parking facility, pathways, overlooks, restrooms, ranger shed, picnic areas, amphitheater, ranger residence, and related amenities. The Parks Department would operate and maintain the park and its amenities

Contact Information

Mario Nastari
Agency Name
San Mateo County Parks Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Shanna Guiler
Agency Name
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


San Mateo
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Tunitas Creek Road, Star Hill Road, Highway 1
Total Acres
Parcel #
081-060-030, 081-060-020, and 081-060-130
State Highways
Highway 1
Tunitas Creek
Other Location Info
The project site is located in unincorporated San Mateo County, approximately 5 miles south of the City of Half Moon Bay. The project site is located to the west of Highway 1 and extends approximately 0.7 miles south from Tunitas Creek. The approximately 58-acre site comprises three parcels (Assessor Parcel Numbers [APNs] 081-060-030, 081-060-020, and 081-060-130). In addition, the project includes a portion of the State of California Department of Transportation’s right of way located to the east, as well as, the portion of the beach located to the west of the project parcels.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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 Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Recreational (58-acre beach park)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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