The Villages at the Palms Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Luis Obispo
Document Title
The Villages at the Palms Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Residential care facility for the elderly, High Density Residential land use designation, High Density Residential Planned Development (R-4-PD) zone
Document Description
The proposed project includes the expansion and operation of a residential care facility on the western portion of a 4.6-acre parcel located at the corner of the Ramona Drive and Palomar Avenue intersection. The property is zoned for High Density Residential Planned Development (R-4-PD). The expanded residential care facility would consist of two new buildings (Building A and Building B). As proposed, Building A includes a three-story building with 37 new units (eight studio units, 24 one-bedroom units, and five two-bedroom units) and amenities, such as a commercial kitchen, dining room, living room, multi-purpose activities space, administrative offices, and a rooftop terrace. Building B includes a total of four floors, with the first two floors providing a parking garage and the upper two floors providing additional residential units (22 one­bedroom units). Project construction would require 1.31 acres of site disturbance and approximately 1,575 cubic yards (cy) of cut and 620 cy of fill for a total of 2, 195 cy of earthwork.

Contact Information

Kyle Bell
Agency Name
City of San Luis Obispo
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Morrison I, LP
Agency Name
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Cross Streets
Ramona Drive, Palomar Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
052-162-018, -021, - 022
State Highways
101; 1
Union Pacific Railroad
Pacheco; Bishop's Peak
Old Garden Creek, San Luis Obispo Creek, tributaries
Other Location Info
55 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA

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, Central Region 4 (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), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Residential (Units 59, Acres 1.31)
Local Actions
Planned Unit Development, Use Permit, Design Review
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, 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, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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