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OVERVIEW

Project siteTo satisfy the inclusionary housing requirement of the  $200 million build-out of the Del Monte Forest, Pebble Beach Company is proposing  a 24-unit apartment complex with storage units, carports, an access road, manager’s office, and lighted parking lots  in a native forest habitat which separates the Huckleberry Hill nature preserve from the Del Monte Park neighborhood of Pacific Grove. The total project footprint will be 65,000 square feet. MAP   AERIAL VIEW

The project conditionally qualifies for an in lieu fee of $7 million if approval is not obtained within a specified period of time.

ENVIRONMENT

  • Over 700 native trees would be needlessly destroyed
  • Better sites exist that would not require destruction of native forest.
  • Native Monterey Pine forest exists in only five places worldwide. The Monterey Peninsula is by far the largest occurrence, and the Del Monte Forest comprises a significant portion of that.
  •  This forest is the signature landmark of the Monterey Peninsula, and once gone, it cannot be replaced.Past performance reveals that mitigation of forest loss is a myth.

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  2. Was the entire Del Monte Forest found unsuitable for inclusionary housing? Leave a reply
  3. Project inconsistent with inclusionary housing ordinance Leave a reply
  4. Project disrupts wildlife corridors Leave a reply
  5. A slice of heaven in a neighborhood Leave a reply
  6. No Safe Walking Route for Project Residents Leave a reply
  7. Why was the project moved from the Corporation Yard? Leave a reply
  8. A field guide to Pebble Beach Development 1 Reply
  9. Draft EIR Draws Fire from P.G. Planning Director Leave a reply
  10. Conflicts with Neighborhood Character Leave a reply
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  13. Parking pushes project to 65,000 square feet 1 Reply
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  21. PB Co. argues FOR on-site inclusionary housing Comments Off on PB Co. argues FOR on-site inclusionary housing
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  30. Civility & openness from P.G. Council Comments Off on Civility & openness from P.G. Council
  31. Success at October 16 P.G. City Council meeting! 1 Reply
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