San Marcos Highlands Specific Plan Amendment

10 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Marcos
Document Title
San Marcos Highlands Specific Plan Amendment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant - SPA - Residential
Document Description
The revised Specific Plan and Tentative Subdivision Map have been subject to project changes as a result of Wildlife Agencies input over the last 10 years. The proposed plan provides 230 detached single-family residences on 225 acres, a decrease of approximately 22 percent over the approved 1990 Specific Plan.

Contact Information

Jerry Backoff
Agency Name
City of San Marcos
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Marcos
San Diego
Cross Streets
Mission Road/Las Posas Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
184-101-14,15,18, 184-240-2,13,14,15, 184-241-01,02, 182-110-02,03
State Highways
Hedionda Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
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, Resources Agency
Development Types
Residential (Units 230, Acres 64.9), Other (159.9 acre open space preservation)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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