676 East Lake Avenue - Car Wash Conversion


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Watsonville
Document Title
676 East Lake Avenue - Car Wash Conversion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Minor Modification with Environmental Review (PP2022-343) to Special Use Permit with Design Review and Environmental Review (PP2006-351) to allow for the conversion of an existing hand drive-through car wash facility to an automatic drive-through car wash facility located at 676 East Lake Avenue (APN 017-072-01)

Contact Information

Suzi Merriam
Agency Name
City of Watsonville
Job Title
Community Development Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Northern California
Cross Streets
East Lake Avenue, Hushbeck Avenue, Manor Avenue
Parcel #
State Highways
CA HWY 152

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption per Section 15301 of the State CEQA Guidelines as it is a project categorized as a minor alteration of an existing facility and involves a tenant improvement in an existing drive-through car wash facility. The project site is in an area where all public services and facilities are available to allow for maximum development in the General Plan and the area in which the project is located is not environmentally sensitive. Approval of the project would not result in significant impacts to air quality, noise, traffic, or water quality.
County Clerk
Santa Cruz


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