The project site is located in the City of Greenfield, situated in the Salinas Valley in central Monterey County. The city is located along U.S. Highway 101 approximately 40 miles southeast of Monterey Bay, 35 miles south of Salinas, and 60 miles north of Paso Robles. Neighboring communities within 25 miles include the cities of Gonzales and Soledad to the north and King City to the south. The project site is located north of Apple Avenue and generally west of the intersection with Morris Way. The site is located adjacent to the Greenfield city limits to the south and east.
The proposed project involves development of approximately 9.55 acres in the City of Greenfield. The proposed project site consists of Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 109-232-007. The project includes the following requested City actions: Vesting Tentative Map. The project site was included as part of the Villages Planned Development and Annexation Project (villages project), which included annexation of 76 acres with two separate PD areas that included 166 dwelling units and 86 dwelling units, respectively.
The project also included 4 "Remainder Parcels," one of which being the Tunzi property. The Remainder Parcels were assumed to be developed at the maximum allowable buildout potential in accordance with the underlying land use designation of Low Density Residential (LDR) in the City of Greenfield General Plan at 7 units per acre. At 7 units per acre, the Tunzi site was assumed for development of up to 67 units. Although the Villages project was approved by the City, the subject parcels have not been annexed.