San Marcos Highlands Specific Plan Amendment

10 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Marcos, City of (City of San Marcos)
Document Title
San Marcos Highlands Specific Plan Amendment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

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
San Marcos, City of
1 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069

(858) 467-4223


33°10'7"N 117°11'11"W
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (198 Units) Recreational (3 Parks, an interpretive nature park, and trails) Other (243 acres of preserved open space)
Local Action
Annexation Subdivision Prezone Specific Plan
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wildlife Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Native American Heritage Commission Air Resources Board Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 11 Department of Conservation Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 9 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
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