Rare parcel in Bodega Bay just off Coast Highway One with Expansive views of Bodega Harbor and its Marinas.
General Property Description
The subject property is a ±13.67-acre parcel comprised of two physically distinct areas having different zoning and land use designations. The upper two-thirds of the site is of gentle slope. The lower third becomes steeper as it slopes to Johnson Gulch. The property fronts along both Eastshore Road and Coast Highway 1. The site is within the Bodega Bay Public Utility District for sewer and water service.
General Plan and Zoning
The Land Use Element of the Sonoma County General Plan designates the northern two-thirds of the site Recreation and Visitor Serving Commercial and the lower one-third Resource and Rural Development/20. The site is zoned Commercial Tourist (CT CC) under the County's Coastal Zoning Ordinance. The property's zoning designations parallel the site's land use designations. The property is also within the County's local Coastal Plan. The land use designations in the Coastal Plan are Visitor Serving Commercial.
Probable Uses: Upper Area
Uses that are listed as "Permitted Uses" under the CT-Commercial Tourist district are:
Hotels, motels, inns, resorts
Retail, tourist-oriented, shops
Small restaurants (2,000 sq. ft.)
Small antique store or art gallery (3,000 sq. ft.)
Probable Uses: Lower Area
The lower one-third of the property is designated and zoned Resource and Rural Development/20. It is also shown as a Sanctuary Preservation Area in the open space element of the Coastal Plan. The Resource and Rural Development zoning district does allow some lodging use however, any development on this property will require a Use Permit. The most reasonable uses may be a single-family residence and/or resource enhancement, natural (or mitigation) area associated with the commercial use.