The project includes proposed development of a neighborhood park on approximately four acres identified as 170 South Kellogg Avenue, APN 071-090-090. The proposed park will include recreational amenities such as a multi-use field, basketball court, handball court, skateboard plaza, picnic areas, walking paths and associated features. The project also includes construction of a 0.2 mile long, 10-foot wide Class I multi-use path along the west side of San Jose Creek from Armitos Avenue to Hollister Avenue in Old Town Goleta. A portion of the multi-use path goes through the proposed park. The project also includes a proposal to amend the General Plan designation for the subject 4-acre site from Old Town Commercial for the southerly 0.67 acre (formerly a portion of APN 071-090-078) and Planned Residential (10-units per acre) for the northerly 3.33 acres (formerly 071-090-077) to Open Space/Active Recreation; and a rezone of the site from C-2 Retail Commercial (southerly 0.67 acre) and Design Residential (10 units per acre) (northerly 3.33 acres) to Recreation (REC).
Islamic Center Project
The project site is located at the northeast corner of Los Carneros Road and Calle Real (APN 077-160-035) in Goleta. The application includes a rezone to change the existing Highway Commercial (CH) zone designation on the parcel to Professional and Institutional (PI) to create consistency with the General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan (GP/CLUP) designation of Office and Institutional. The proposal is to construct a new 7,572 square foot two-story building with a 2,230 square foot non-habitable basement. A 1,200 square foot residence would be located within the building. Total on-site development would be 9,802 square feet. The new building would be for assembly and related uses and a residence. Access to the project site is proposed via a one-way driveway through the site with an entrance from Los Carneros Road and an exit onto Calle Real. This ingress and egress is designed to be incorporated into the roundabout at Los Carneros Road and Calle Real. The project design includes 42 parking spaces placed at a diagonal on both sides of the one-way driveway.
Planning Commission Hearing: November 25, 2013
City Council Hearing: December 17, 2013
McDonald's Drive-through Project
The is the addition of a drive-through facility for the existing McDonald’s Restaurant located in the Camino Real Marketplace; 6900 Marketplace Drive; APN 073-440-024. The project will consist of an approximate 204-foot drive-through with pedestrian access and circulation improvements along with additional crosswalk striping across Storke Road. An Addendum is prepared to the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Camino Real Project that was certified in July 1997 (96-ERI-03).
Rincon Palms Revised Hotel and Conference Center ProjectThe project site is bounded by Hollister Avenue on the south, Storke Road on the west, and Cortona Drive on the east, and is commonly known as 6868 Hollister Avenue. The project consists of a revised Development Plan. A Development Plan was previously approved on this site for a 112-room hotel and 6,000 square foot free-standing restaurant with 189 parking spaces. The current project proposes a 149-room hotel and 5,440-square foot conference center. The project includes frontage improvements along the three adjacent public streets, a new driveway on Cortona Drive, traffic signal and related improvements or reimbursement of its fair share of costs at Coromar Drive and Hollister Avenue, a new lane on Storke Road north of Hollister Avenue, new street lights, and new and relocated utilities.
Planning Commission Hearing: July 22, 2013