Current Planning Projects

Projects of Interest:

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1290 Embarcadero - Vistra Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) #CDP20-026/CUP20-14

Update: The Powerpoint presentation for the two EIR Scoping meetings held on June 21, 2022 and June 29, 2022 is available here. The same presentation was given for both meetings.

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A second EIR Scoping Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the Veteran's Memorial Building, 209 Surf Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442 from 4pm to 530pm (or as long as comments are received whichever is sooner).  This second meeting is intended to allow interested parties an additional opportunity to provide public comments on issues to be discussed in the EIR.

The meeting will be conducted in a hybrid format with participation options either in-person or virtually with the zoom link below:
Date:     Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Time:     4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (or as long as comments are received whichever is earlier)
Zoom Link
Password: 135692
Telephone Dial-In: Call 1 (408) 638-0968 or 1 (669) 900-6833 or 1 (346) 248-7799; Webinar ID:  827 2274 7698; Password: 135692; Press * 9 to “Raise Hand” for Public Comment

The City has released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) of a Project Environmental Impact Report. The NOP has been prepared to notify agencies and interested parties that the City as Lead Agency is preparing a Project EIR pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the proposed 600-megawatt (MW) Morro Bay Battery Energy Storage System Project. The NOP also includes the Project Description and date of the Scoping Meeting.  The first Scoping Meeting was held virtually on June 21, 2022 from 4pm to 530pm. The date, time, and location of a second meeting is noted above.

All public comments to the NOP are due no later than July 3, 2022. Details on how to attend the scoping meeting are above and information on how to submit public comments can be found in the NOP at: 

Project Information:
BESS Technical Studies:

Other Projects of Interest:

300 Panorama - Vesting Tentative Tract No. 3190 (Subdivision project)
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Coral Avenue Subdivision Project
​​​​2460 Main - Proposed Supportive Housing Use
​​​3300 Panorama - MAJ19-005 (Siding replacement/site assessment)
Tank Demolition - 3300 Panorama Drive #CP0-500 & UP0-440
Panorama Supporting Documentation for 06-19-18 Planning Commission Meeting 
Older Planning Commission Staff Reports for 3300 Panorama:
Previous Environmental Documents/Supporting Information
Arborist Reports:
Noise Study:
Plan Exhibits:
Public Comments Letters Received:
Public Agency Comments: