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Cultural Heritage Committee Public Hearing - September 23, 2019

Post Date:09/11/2019 6:01 PM

The San Luis Obispo Cultural Heritage Committee will hold a Regular Meeting, MONDAY, September 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Hearing Room, Room 9, of City Hall, 990 Palm Street, on the items listed below:  


1. Review of two new structures in the Downtown Historic District including a new 23,344 square foot performing arts facility and multi-level City parking structure with 404 Parking Spaces; and demolition of two Contributing historic structures at 610 & 614 Monterey Street. Currently the site is zoned Office with Historic Overlay (O-H) and Medium-High Density Residential (R-3). The zoning for the site is proposed to change to Downtown Commercial with a Historic Overlay (C-D-H), with an addendum to the certified EIR for the project, which addresses the proposed rezone. Project Addresses: 609 Palm (633 Palm, 970 & 972 Nipomo, 610, 614 & 630 Monterey); Case #: ARCH-0448-2019 & ARCH-0415-2019; Zones: O-H & R-3; City of San Luis Obispo, owner/applicant; San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre, applicant. 

Contact: Rachel Cohen – (805) 781-7574 –

2. Review of a request for the property at 1013 Ella Street to be removed from the City's Contributing Properties List of Historic Resources (categorically exempt from environmental review per CEQA Guidelines § 15601); Project Address: 1013 Ella Street and 2028 Jennifer Street; Case #: HIST-0337-2019; Zone: R-2; Bill Reeves, applicant.

Contact: Walter Oetzell – (805) 781-7593 –

3. Review of an addition to a single-family dwelling that is included in the City’s Inventory of Historic Resources as a Contributing List Resource, and that is located within the Downtown Historic District (categorically exempt from environmental review per CEQA Guidelines § 15301); Project Address: 547 Dana; Case #: ARCH-0476-2019; Zone: R-3-H; Todd and Elizabeth Peterson, owners/applicants.

Contact: Walter Oetzell – (805) 781-7593 –

The Cultural Heritage Committee may also discuss other hearing or business items before or after the item(s) listed above.  If you challenge the proposed action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Cultural Heritage Committee at, or prior to, the public hearing.

The report(s) will be available for review in the Community Development Office and online in advance of the meeting at Please call 805-781-7170 for more information, or to request an agenda report.  
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