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
GP/Z: Specific Plan for the portion in the City and Rural Residential 10 for the portion in the County of San Diego
Document Description
Specific Plan Amendment to the San Marcos Highland Specific Plan. Project proposes 189 residential units as well as associated infrastructure to support the development. Project will preserve approximately 243 acres as open space (mix of conserved habitat, fuel modification areas, manufactured slopes, water quality lots and parks. The project will extend Las Posas Road approximately 3,000 feet from its current terminus. Discretionary actions for the project include: approval of the annexation, Subdivision Map, Prezone, Tentative Map, Conditional Use Permit and a Ridgeline Development Permit.

Contact Information

Norman Pedersen
Agency Name
San Marcos, City of
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Marcos
San Diego
Cross Streets
Northern terminus of Las Posas road, north of Via Artista
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 78
Paloma ES
Agua Hedionda Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 198), Recreational (3 Parks, an interpretive nature park, and trails), Other (243 acres of preserved open space)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Prezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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