The Margarita Area is located in southern San Luis Obispo and is bounded by South Higuera Street, Broad Street, Tank Farm Road, and the ridge of the South Hills. Primarily envisioned for residential development with another 68 acres slated for business park and live work uses. Proposals for the Margarita area thus far have included mainly single family homes with portions of open space and pedestrian network advancing.

The Margarita Area is ideally suited to accommodate San Luis Obispo’s planned residential growth for the near future as the area provides convenient access for residents to employment, shopping and recreation. Community goals for this area include a up to 809 homes in a wide range of housing types with an emphasis on housing that is affordable to those working in San Luis Obispo.

This web page serves as a repository for all of the information associated with the annexation process including background information, staff reports and public comment. The documents listed below and include detailed information about the annexation areas, such as zoning, allowed uses, development standards, and design guidelines. 

Annexation-Related Information

City Council Resolution No. 9896

Council Agenda Report (5-1-2007)

Planning Commission Agenda Report (3-28-07)

Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration of Environmental Impact

City Council Agenda Report (2-20-07)

Proposed Annexation Boundaries

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Margarita Area Specific Plan and Zoning Map

Environmental Information 

Please visit our Environmental Review Documents page to download the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR), Vesting Tentative Map MND, and other documents for this project.

The Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) identifies and assesses the anticipated environmental impacts of the City's proposed Airport Area and Margarita Area Specific Plans and related facilities plans, including the Water System Master Plan, Wastewater Master Plan Update, and Storm Drain Master Plan. Response to Comments contains a list of persons, organizations, and public agencies commenting on the draft program EIR; the comments and recommendations received on the draft EIR, and the City's responses to significant environmental issues raised in the review and consultation process.