University Commons Specific Plan Amendment #3

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Marcos
Document Title
University Commons Specific Plan Amendment #3
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Land uses approved in the Specific Plan include 21 acres of multi use, 12.8 acres of industrial, 56.8 acres of multi-family housing , 116.85 acres of single-family housing, 172.9 acres of natural open space, and 54.55 acres of other uses including parks, a detention basing and roadways.
Document Description
The proposed project would result in an increase of 308 residential units (maximum allowable), elimination of a 5.1 acre active recreation area, relocation and enlargement of 32.8 acres of the Multi-Use zone, relocation and reduction to 2.1 acres of the Industrial/Commercial zone, enlargement of 3.0 acres of the dentention basin zone, and construction of a new collector road.

Contact Information

Susan Vandrew
Agency Name
City of San Marcos
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Marcos
San Diego
Cross Streets
Rancho Sante Fe Road, Questhaven Road (San Elijo Road), La Costa Meadows Road
Total Acres
416 acres
Lake San Marcos

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 1,032, Acres 158.7), Industrial (Acres 2.1), Other (Mixed Use 32.8 acres gross (could be developed with commercial..)
Local Actions
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Growth Inducement, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Transportation, Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control

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