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Santa Cruz Wharf Master Plan and Engineering Report

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Santa Cruz Wharf Master Plan & Engineering Report Resource Page 

For information about the Santa Cruz Wharf Master Plan contact David McCormic at 831-420-5156 or


Project Title: Santa Cruz Wharf Master Plan

Project Location/Address: Santa Cruz Wharf at Beach Street

Project Description: The project consists of adoption and implementation of the Santa Cruz Wharf Master Plan and construction of the two following projects recommended in the Master Plan within 2 to 5 years: Entry Gate Relocation and the East Promenade Renovation. The Wharf Master Plan includes policies and actions, recommendations for Wharf expansion, including new construction and improvements, circulation/parking improvements, and design standards for buildings on the wharf. This Draft EIR considers the impacts of both the implementation of the Wharf Master Plan, as well as construction of the first two projects to be implemented pursuant to the Plan—the Entry Gate Relocation and the East Promenade.

Public Review Period: March 30, 2020 through May 27, 2020

Comments on the Draft EIR should be submitted in writing or emailed to David McCormic at the address below by 5:00 PM on May 27, 2020.  

Lead Agency: City of Santa Cruz
Department/Division: Economic Development
Address: 337 Locust Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Contact Person: David McCormic, Asset and Development Manager
Phone: (831) 420-5156

Address Where Copy of Draft EIR is Available: A printed copy of the Draft EIR may be reviewed at the Planning and Community Development Office located at 809 Center Street, Room 107 during normal business hours – Please call David McCormic at 831-420-5156 to set up an appointment to review.

The Draft EIR is available for review and comments may be submitted online at:

Interested parties should check the City of Santa Cruz Coronavirus response page regularly for potential modifications to office hours and operations, which may impact availability to review hard copies.

Online review of the Draft EIR is strongly encouraged. A link to the City’s COVID-19 webpage is provided here:

For additional information, contact David McCormic at the Economic Development Office at (831) 420-5156.

Please review the full document list for the Wharf Master Plan Draft EIR below. Comments can be submitted using the form below or in writing or email to David McCormic by 5:00 PM on May 27, 2020. 

Wharf Master Plan Draft EIR Documents

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Mitigated Negative Declaration Documents
Reference Documents