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Initial Studies

Project Name / Link(s) Date Application # APN Address / Location Owner Name
Pajaro Valley Groundwater Recharge April 10, 2017 171041 051-241-34 The proposed project is located at 959 Riverside Road near the intersection of Carlton Road and Highway 129 in Watsonville, California, approximately 900 feet north of the Pajaro River in the Pajaro River Watershed.  Santa Cruz County is bounded on the north by San Mateo County, on the south by Monterey and San Benito Counties, on the east by Santa Clara County, and on the souoth and west by the Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean Kelly-Thompson Ranch LLC
Lester Winery January 31, 2017 151101 107-111-32, -76, -77, -79, -80 The proposed project is located on the east side of Pleasant Valley Road (adjacent to 2000 Pleasant Valley Road) approximately 1000 feet north of Del Valle Road within the community of Watsonville in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz. Lester Properties, LLC
8 Townhouses - East Cliff Drive "Road House" Site December 2, 2016 151204 032-181-08 The proposed project is located on the north side of East Cliff Drive approximately 500 feet east of the intersection with 38th Avenue (at 2-3905 East Cliff Drive) within the Pleasure Point community of the Live Oak planning area in unincorporated Santa Cruz County. Pietro Family Investments
Lilly Way Agricultural Well October 19, 2016 161020 046-091-17 The proposed project is located on the west side of Lilly Way (77 Lilly Way) approximately 0,25 miles north of the intersection with Zils Road within the community of San Andreas in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz Leroy and Annette Rasi
Mt. Hermon Felton Meadow Project April 11, 2016 N/A 071-331-05; 071-331-06; 066-081-01

The subject property includes two undeveloped parcels located in the unincorporated Felton community in Santa Cruz County’s San Lorenzo Valley. The site is comprised of two adjacent parcels (APNs 071-331-05 and 06). The parcels are situated adjacent to and north of Conference Drive and Graham Hill Road, and adjacent to and west of East Zayante Road. Existing vehicular access to the site is from the east end of the Felton Fair Shopping Center parking lot adjacent to the bank building and from Conference Drive. The property is located approximately 100 feet west of Zayante Creek and 750 feet north of the San Lorenzo River. It is bordered by Mt. Hermon Road, open space, and residential neighborhoods to the north; Graham Hill Road/Conference Drive and commercial development to the south; Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center Redwood Camp and single-family residences to the east; and the Felton Fair Shopping Center to the west. The project also includes the rehabilitation of an existing parking lot/sports area in Redwood Camp across East Zayante Road (APN 066-081-01). Figure 1 illustrates the regional location of the proposed project, and Figure 2 shows the project within the local context.

Mt. Hermon Association
Lode Street Wet Weather Retention Basin March 7, 2016 151009 028-451-01 The proposed project is located at 2750 Lode Street on the southeast end of Lode Street within the community of Live Oak in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz. County of Santa Cruz
Bryant-Habert/Wait Ecological Restoration Project February 19, 2016 141216 052-221-25 Project located on the west side of Highway 1 north of West Beach Street within the San Andreas Planning Area in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz. Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
1240 Chanticleer Ave. 2-lot Minor Land Division January 19, 2016 151145 029-191-13 The proposed project is located at 1240 Chanticleer Avenue, on the east side of Chanticleer Avenue within the community of "Live Oak" in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz. Dylan and Marda Reid
County Rountree Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Facility December 9, 2015 151210 052-531-03 The proposed project is located west of the City of Watsonville at 100 Rountree Lane near Harkins Slough Road within the San Andreas Planning Area in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz. County of Santa Cruz, Sheriff's Department
2015 County of Santa Cruz Housing Element Update October 30, 2015 N/A N/A Countywide N/A
Amendments to Santa Cruz County Code 7.38.060 and 7.38.080 October 15, 2015 N/A N/A Countywide N/A
The Lumberyard Mixed Use Development October 13, 2015 141157 032-092-01; 032-092-05 N/A North Point Investments Fund, LLC
Juvenile Hall Seed to Table  October 8, 2015 N/A 061-371-16 N/A County of Santa Cruz
Burgstrom Minor Land Division 09/15/15 131316 108-291-09 525 Blakeridge Lane, Watsonville Lisa Burgstrom
Hochler Minor Land Division 07/21/15 141228 067-041-14 North side of Lockewood Lane Richard Hochler
Jose and Rodriguez Subdivision 07/13/15 141213 026-111-01, -16 1000 Rodriguez Street Cal-Cruz Hatcheries / Furtado
Amendments to Santa Cruz County Code Section 7.38.060 and 7.38.080 06/24/15 N/A Countywide Countywide County of Santa Cruz

Davenport Recycled Water Project

Davenport Recycled Water Project Comments and Responses

03/24/15 151029 058-021-03 and -07, 058-022-11, 058-071-04, and 058-072-01 Located in the unsectioned portion of the Arroyo de la Laguna Rancheria in the south central portion of the Davenport 7.5-minute topographic quadrangle, within Township 10 South and Range 3 West Public Right-of-Way, and Coast Dairies & Land Compay, and Lonestar
Proposed Staub Field Camp  03/20/15 121314 057-021-22 (thirteen parcels total) Located at the end of Schoolhouse Gulch Road approximately 1/3 miles east of the intersection with Swanton Road (900 Schoolhouse Gulch) California Polytechnic State University Foundation
Pasatiempo Water Storage Tank 03/11/15 141215 060-011-02 Located on the south side of Sims Road, 300 feet east of Graham Hill Road. Pasatiempo, Inc.
Amendments of General Plan / Local Coastal Program Public Safety and Noise Elements, and Amendments of County Code Geologic Hazards Ordinance, Floodplain Regulations, and Erosion Control Ordinance 01/21/15 N/A Countywide Countywide N/A
Wireless Communication Facilities Ordinance Revisions  11/10/14 N/A Countywide Countywide County of Santa Cruz
Mount Hermon Youth Recreation Center 09/19/14 131234 071-331-05, -06 Located on the north side of Graham Hill Road at the intersection with Conference Drive Mount Hermon Association
Johnson Grading 09/19/14 141037 108-161-32, -34, -37, -38, -40, -46, -47 Located on a private drive on the east side of Freedom Boulevard 200 feet past Pleasant Valley Court in the Corralitos area. Ralph and Yeelan Johnson
Castle Rock State Park Entrance Relocation 05/27/14 131055 088-081-12 Southwest side of Skyline Boulevard, which is also State Route (SR) 35, about 2.3 miles from its intersection with Highway 9 (15435 Skyline Blvd., Los Gatos) Sempervirens Fund
Isbel Drive Minor Land Division 04/30/14 131175 068-241-11; 008-491-07 190 Isbel Drive, Santa Cruz Mike & Kathy LaMarche
Chaminade Lane Grading 03/24/14 131108

025-013-43, -44,-45,-46

Located on the east side of Chaminade Lane approximately 300 feet north of the intersection of Chaminade Lane and Paul Sweet Road Barry Swenson Builder
Graham Hill Road Bridge Storm Damage Repair Project 03/11/14 N/A 071-201-43 Located on the north side of the Graham Hill Road Bridge located between Mt. Hermon Road to the east and Highway 9 on the west side of the San Lorenzo River. The project site is located within County right-of-way adjacent to Assessor's Parcen Number (APN) 071-201-43 within the community of Felton in the unincorporated County of Santa Cruz. County of Santa Cruz
Heart of Soquel Master Site Plan 03/11/2014 111131 Various Located in the southwest quadrant (Soquel Drive and Porter Street) of Soquel Village and accessed via the right-of-way off Soquel Drive adjacent to the former post office and via Porter Street. County of Santa Cruz
North Rodeo Gulch 4.75 Stream Bank Stabilization 03/11/2014 N/A County Right of Way North Rodeo Gulch (Post Mile Marker 4.75) Located on North Rodeo Gulch Road at Post Mile Marker 4.75 County of Santa Cruz
Nelson Road Re-establishment 02/20/2014 131330 070-011-28 Located at the terminus of the County maintained portion of Nelson Road, in the unincorporated portion of Santa Cruz County, near Highway 17 south, exit Mt. Hermon Road west. At the far end of the city limits, turn right on Lockhart Gulch, and right onto Nelson Road.  Continue 2 miles to the slide. County of Santa Cruz
Storemore Storge Facility 02/10/2014 131046


9687 Soquel Drive, Soquel  
Juvenile Hall Recreation Facility 05/15/2013 131090 061-371-16 3650 Graham Hill Road Santa Cruz County
Smith Road Culvert Replacement 05/15/2013 121256   Post Mile Marker (PM) 0.35 Santa Cruz County
Paulsen Road Culvert Replacement 05/15/2013  121258   Post Mile Markers (PM) 0.32, 0.92 and 0.94  Santa Cruz County
Pasatiempo Sewering Sphere of Influence & Annexation  05/15/2013   Multiple APN's   Multiple Owners 
Pajaro River Excavation

Revegetation Plan

Figure 1- Site Overview
2/27/12 06-0133 - The project area consists of the lower 7.5 miles of the Pajaro River mainstem beginning immediately west of Murphy Road Crossing and ending immediately east of the State Route 1 Bridge. County of Santa Cruz Flood Control
Interim Programmatic
Habitat Conservation Plan (IPHCP)
3/30/11 N/A Multiple Parcels (3,606 parcels) Multiple Multiple Property Owners
Single Use Bag Reduction Ordinance 3/16/11 N/A County-wide County-wide County of Santa Cruz


Project Name / Link(s) Date Application # APN Address / Location Owner Name
Bonny Doon Limestone Quarry Boundary Expansion Project July 2009 99-0561
The Shale and Limestone Quarries are located in the rural community of Bonny Doon approximately 1.5 miles east of Davenport in the coastal mountains of Santa Cruz County CEMEX
Atkinson Lane PUD May 2009 N/A 019-226-42
Santa Cruz County adjacent to the eastern edge of the Watsonville City limits
Addresses include:
52 Atkinson Lane
56 Atkinson Lane
58 Atkinson Lane
72 Atkinson Lane
78 Atkinson Lane
127 Atkinson Lane
East Cliff Drive Bluff Protection and Parkway Project Nov. 2006 00-0797 NO_APN_SPEC
The project area includes and is adjacent to: East Cliff Drive, the Pleasure Point Park site (located on the southeast corner of the intersection of East Cliff Drive and 32nd Avenue / Pleasure Point Drive; 32nd Avenue becomes Pleasure Point Drive on the south side of East Cliff Drive), The Hook park site on the south side of East Cliff Drive at the south end of 41st Avenue, and the adjacent beach areas County of Santa Cruz RDA / DPW
Soda Lake Facility Expansion Project April 2004 02-0339 110-201-02
Property located on the north side of Riverside Road, 2325 Riverside Road, about one mile west of the County line. Graniterock