French Hospital Expansion Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Luis Obispo
Document Title
French Hospital Expansion Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
French Hospital Medical Center/Office (O-S)/Office
Document Description
The proposed project consists of the phased expansion of French Hospital Medical Center campus, and associated modification to the campus master plan, including the construction of a two-level, 234-space parking structure with 5,800 square feet of future lab and storage space and a 2,000-square-foot helistop (Phase 1), and a four-story 89,775-square-foot patient tower, an 1,800-square-foot generator yard, and various related site improvements (Phase 2) (project). The project includes the merging of Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 003-568-004, APN 003-578-026, and a portion of APN 003-578-063 to form one 14-acre parcel. The proposed project also includes a modification to the existing Open Space Easement to remove 0.11 acres of easement from the south side of the easement and add 0.17 acres of Open Space Easement to the north side of the easement. Project construction is anticipated to last approximately 3 years.

Contact Information

Ariana Melendez
Agency Name
Studio Design Group Architects
Job Title
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Rachel Cohen
Agency Name
City of SLO
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Cross Streets
Johnson Avenue and Lizzie Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
003-568-004, 003-568-005, 003-578-026, 003-578-063, 003-578-057, 003-571-025
State Highways
U.S. Hwy101, California Hwy 1
U.S. Hwy101, California Hwy 1
San Luis Obispo High School, San Luis Coastal Adult School
an Luis Obispo High School, San Luis Coastal Adult School

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), 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 Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 89775, Acres 14, Employees 45), Other (Parking Structure & Heli-Stop)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit, Height Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Archeological/Historical, Traffic Circulation, Water Supply/Groundwater
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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