Present Land Use
The proposed project site in its existing state is primarily undeveloped and improved with the exception of several water tanks, access roads and paths, a ranch house and various public utilities/Planned Community (PC)/Low Density Residential (RL), Low-Medium Density Residential (RLM), Medium Density Residential (RM), and Open Space (OS).
California Department of Fish and Game is executing a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement pursuant to Section 1601 of the Fish and Game Code to the project applicant, Fred Arbuckle, representing the Real Estate Collateral Management Company. The applicant proposes to alter the streambed within 15 unnamed drainages, tributaries to Encinitas Creek and San Marcos Creek to accommodate the development of two sites, the Greens and Oaks/Ridge, as part of the Villages of La Costa Master Plan, impacting 7.61 acres of streambed. The Greens portion of the project site includes the construction of 1,038 residential homes, 7.9 acres of planned industrial, 7.9 acres of community facility, 27.2 acre park, a 7.2 to 12 acre school site, with circulation roads, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and approximately 238.4 acres of open space. The Oaks/Ridge portion of the project site includes the construction of 1,352 residential homes, 9.5 acres of SDG&E utility corridor, 6.6 acres community facility, circulation roads, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and approxmately 603.6 acres of open space.