Merrill & Wayland

The project calls for the subdivision of two 38 acre parcels into 9 lots along Highway 68 near Boots Road.

LandWatch Position: Neutral, Monitored the Project
Project Status: Set for Hearing

Quick Facts

  • The project applicant is Warren Wayland.
  • The project proposes to subdivide two 38-acre parcels into 9 lots.
  • The County of Monterey is the lead agency.
  • The project is governed by the policies of the 1982 Monterey County General Plan.

Project Status

  • The project is set for hearing.
  • The developer requested a continuance of the project to further test the arsenic-laden wells.
  • The project was denied by the Monterey County Planning Commission. It was appealed to the County Board of Supervisors.

Project Location Map

The proposed Wayland project is near Highway 68
and the Laguna Seca Recreation and Campground.

Full Map.
Map Credit: County of Monterey, Board of Supervisors Agenda (January 2010) (94K PDF)

The proposed Wayland project is near Highway 68
and the Laguna Seca Recreation and Campground.

Full Map.
Credit: County of Monterey, Board of Supervisors Agenda (January 2010) (98K PDF)

Resources at Risk

  • Natural Resources
    The project proposes the removal of 39 mature oak trees.
  • Geology
    It would be built on slopes greater than 30%.
  • Viewshed
    The project would greatly impact a visually sensitive area.

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