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Creston Road Active Transportation Project
Public review period: June 25, 2018 to July 15, 2018
The proposed project consists of various road and sidewalk improvements to the Creston Road corridor, between South River Road and Niblick Road, within the City of Paso Robles.
EIS - Mitigated Negative Declaration [pdf:5.57mb/113pp]
Justin Winery Building No. 3
Public review period: July 16, 2018 to August 14, 2018
The proposed project consists of adding a 109,4743± square foot (SF) wine storage building consisting of 103,970 SF of barrel storage, a 1205 SF office, 1,558 SF of shipping and receiving, and a 908 SF electrical room. There is also a covered mechanical area of 2,256 SF located adjacent to the loading dock on the southeast corner of the building. This new building complements the existing winery facility that is located within an existing Golden Hill Industrial/Business Park. The proposed project is the type of development that was anticipated with the development of the Golden Hills Business Park. Location: 2265 Wisteria Ln., Paso Robles.
EIS - Mitigated Negative Declaration [pdf:18mb/188pp]
1530 Lyle Lane - General Plan Amendment, Rezone
Request to change the zoning and land use designations from Residential Single Family one-acre minimum lot size (RSF-1/R1-B4) to Residential Single Family 20,000 square foot minimum lot size (RSF-2/R1-B3), and process a tentative parcel map that would subdivide the existing 1-acre lot into two approximate 20,000 square foot lots.
EIS - Negative Declaration [pdf:335kb/23pp]
Beechwood Specific Plan - Conceptual Neighborhood Plan
The City of Paso Robles City Council will discuss the proposed 915 housing unit project as the baseline project for the Beechwood Specific Plan Area EIR, at the May 15, 2018 City Council Meeting.
The project area is located between Meadowlark Road, Beechwood Drive and Creston Road, in Paso Robles. Read Public Notice [PDF]
Black Oak Lodge
This is a proposal to establish a 4-story, 96 room hotel. The project includes 120 parking spaces, which exceeds the Zoning Code requirement for 104 spaces allowing for one space per guest room and 8 spaces for employees. Parking spaces include standard, compact, EV charger, and handicapped accessible parking stalls, in addition to motorcycle spaces, and bicycle parking facilities. Project location is 2717 Black Oak Drive, just north of 24th Street.
Black Oak Lodge EIS [pdf:486pp/15mb]
Recirculated April 18, 2018 - May 8, 2018
Hyatt Place Project (PD 17-011)
The project would result in a new four-story, 133-unit above grade hotel on a 3.1 acre property. The hotel would total 77,020 square feet (sf) and would be 52 feet and one inch tall at its highest point. The project site is currently undeveloped but has undergone grading and maintenance activities under ownership by the City of Paso Robles. City-maintained landscaping and sidewalks occur along the western and southern boundaries of the site along Theatre Drive. Interior hotel spaces would include a lounge, limited food service, exercise room, meeting rooms, and guest rooms. Exterior site improvements include a pool, spa, variation of seating types and areas, and rear patio.
The project site is located at the southeast corner of SR 46 West/Theatre Drive intersection, approximately 700 feet to the west of the U.S. 101/ SR 46 West intersection.
Hyatt Place Project CEQA [pdf:1.6mb/57pp]
Homewood Suites Hotel
This is a proposal to establish a 4-story, 105 room hotel located on Dallons Drive west of Golden Hill Road (APN: 025-423-002). The project includes 109 parking spaces, which complies with the Zoning Code requirement for 105 spaces allowing for one space per guest room and 4 spaces for employees. Parking spaces include standard, compact, EV charger, and handicapped accessible parking stalls, in addition to motorcycle spaces, and bicycle parking facilities. The hotel will include ancillary guest facilities including lounge for hotel guests, meeting rooms, fitness center, and outdoor pool.
Homewood Suites Hotel EIS [pdf:7.91mn/165pp]
Cabernet Links RV Resort and Golf Course
290 space RV resort / Links Golf Course
Location: 5151 Jardine Road, Paso Robles
APN 025-436-029 & 025-346-030
Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) Recirculation
Historic Preservation Program
To help preserve the historic treasures that shape the community’s character, and to continue Paso Robles’ legacy, the City Council has established a goal to update the current City-wide Historic Inventory and establish a Historic Preservation Ordinance. Read more...
U.S. HWY 101/46 West Interchange Modification Project
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), as delegated by the Federal Highway Administration, has determined that Build Alternative 2 will have no significant impact on the human environment. This Finding of No Significant Impact is based on the attached Environmental Assessment, which has been independently evaluated by Caltrans and determined to adequately and accurately discuss the need, environmental issues, and impacts of the proposed project and appropriate mitigation measures. It provides sufficient evidence and analysis for determining that an Environmental Impact Statement is not required. Caltrans takes full responsibility for the accuracy, scope, and content of the attached Environmental Assessment and incorporated technical reports (and other documents as appropriate).
The environmental review, consultation, and any other action required in accordance with applicable federal laws for this project is being, or has been, carried out by Caltrans under its assumption of responsibility pursuant to 23 U.S. Code 327. Read more...
Hwy 46 East for the Future
"Population growth, both locally and statewide, has led to increased travel demand and congestion on Route 46 East. The primary purpose of the 46 East for the Future process is to generate public interest to assist partner agencies in the development of a 20-year improvement strategy for the section of Route 46 East from US 101 to Jardine Road.
Paso Robles Gateway Annexation
The City Council has approved a settlement agreement to dismiss multiple lawsuits and allow the processing of a proposed General Plan Amendment and annexation of 170 acres for a destination resort development including a single-family residential development and realignment of South Vine Street.
Download the Settlement Agreement and Release [pdf:5.8mb/32pp]
Salinas River Corridor
The Final Salinas River Master Plan can be downloaded here. [pdf:8.65mb/148pp]
"The future Salinas River Trail will provide North County with access and views to river valley natural open space. The trail will be designed for both transportation and recreation, will be safe for pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians alike, and will be respectful of the environment and private property. The trail’s connectivity and accessibility, along with its well-maintained amenities, will be a draw for both residents and tourists that will provide economic benefits and an educational link to the Salinas River’s habitat, history and culture."