City of Solvang Wastewater Treatment Plant Water Quality Improvement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Solvang
Document Title
City of Solvang Wastewater Treatment Plant Water Quality Improvement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Ag-11-100 General Agricultural District
Document Description
The City of Solvang is improving its wastewater treatment plant in order to restore lost treatment capacity, achieve required consistent removal of nitrogen, address existing plant deficiencies, and replace old facilities. This involves demolition activities, construction of new buildings, and the addition of new facilities and filters.

Contact Information

Jose Acosta
Agency Name
City of Solvang
Job Title
Utilities Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Joe Gibson
Agency Name
Meridian Consultants
Job Title
Partner, Principal
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Santa Barbara
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Alisal Road and Rancho Alisal Drive
Parcel #
State Highways
US 101 and SR 246
Solvang Elementary School
Santa Ynez River

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, South Coast Region 5 (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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
Development Types
Waste Treatment:Other (Wastewater Treatment)(MGD 1.5)
Local Actions
Wastewater Treatment Improvements
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, 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, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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