Via Real Hotel Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Carpinteria
Document Title
Via Real Hotel Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Zoning designation: Commercial Planned Development w/ Residential Overlay (CPD/R). Property is also subject to the Coastal Appeals (CA) and Flood Hazard (FH) overlay districts. General Plan/Coastal Plan land use designation: General Commercial (GC) Present Use: (vacant) church
Document Description
Demolish (E) church and all associated improvements; and construct a two-story 72-guestroom 44,191 sq ft hotel and associated improvements. Project includes a 77-space surface parking lot, comprehensive site landscaping, and hardscape. An existing onsite drainage feature and separate riparian woodland are proposed to be protected in place and restored. Proposed earthwork/grading to establish the building pad, address flood elevation requirements, and address site drainage is estimated at 4,700 cy cut, 2,900 cy fill, and 1,800 cy net export. Necessary utility upgrades include a new upsized water main line and sewer main line.

Contact Information

Nick Bobroff
Agency Name
City of Carpinteria
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Southern California
Cross Streets
Via Real / Santa Monica Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
101; 192
Aliso Elementary School
Carpinteria Salt Marsh; Pacific Ocean; Santa Monica 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 Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 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), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 6, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
Development Types
Commercial (72-room hotel)(Sq. Ft. 44191, Acres 2.6, Employees 12)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Redevelopment, Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, 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, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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