The Valley Gardens Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Scotts Valley
Document Title
The Valley Gardens Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
OS (Open Space) and C-S (Commercial Service)
Document Description
The proposed project is the construction of 116 residential dwelling units and approximately 8,500 square feet of commercial building space and up to 1,500 square feet of associated outdoor dining areas. Housing will consist of a mix of single- and two-story structures including 12 duplex buildings (24 units) on a 30.11 acre parcel

Contact Information

Taylor Bateman
Agency Name
City of Scotts Valley, Community Development Dept
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Susie Pineda, Contract Planner
Agency Name
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Mt Hermon Road and Lockwood Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
021-231-02, 04, 07, 08 & 021-011--34 & 021221-02
State Highways
Scotts Valley Middle School
Bean Creek and Carbonera Creek

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 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 Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, 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, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Residential and Commercial)(Units 116, Acres 30.11)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Planned Unit Development, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, 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, 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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