9041 Soquel Drive, Aptos


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
9041 Soquel Drive, Aptos
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PA (Professional-Administrative Office)
Document Description
This is a proposal to construct an approximately 10,981 square foot mixed-use building with a 1,929 square foot basement, 2,889 square feet of office space on the first floor with a covered carport for 5 vehicles, and three residential apartment units on the second floor, located in the PA (Professional-Administrative Office) district. This requires a Commercial Development permit including a Master Occupancy Permit for the two tenant spaces on the ground floor, and a Riparian Exception to allow for a portion of the parking lot and an associated retaining wall, that encroach into the riparian corridor within the arroyo along Valencia Creek. Valencia Creek crosses the northern edge of the parcel approximately 100 feet south of the proposed development site.

Contact Information

Lezanne Jeffs
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County Planning Department
Job Title
Staff Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Countywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Bernal Street and Valencia Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Valencia Creek, Trout Gulch Creek

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, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), 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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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 Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 10981, Acres 0.7280, Employees 5)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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

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