San Juan Capistrano General Plan, Draft Program Environmental Impact Report

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Juan Capistrano
Document Title
San Juan Capistrano General Plan, Draft Program Environmental Impact Report
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The City has a population of approximately 31,000 (42,000 build-out), 144 acres of commercial, 328 acres of industrial, 135 acres of agri-business, 34 acres of office research, 104 acres of public/institutional, 47 acres of existing public schools, 2 acres of assisted care facilities, 46 acres of special study, and 3,214 acres of open space / recreation facilities. Presently, approximately 825 acres are vacant and have not received any land use entitlement.
Document Description
The proposed project is a comprehensive update and implementation of the City of San Juan Capistrano's General Plan. This update includes all mandatory elements (except the Housing Element which was State certified in June 1997), and six optional elements including Cultural Resources, Community Design, Growth Management (required per Orange County Measure "M"), Parks and Recreation Element, Public Services and Utilities, and Floodplain Element.

Contact Information

Thomas Tomlinson
Agency Name
City of San Juan Capistrano
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Orange, San Juan Capistrano
Total Acres
State Highways
Metrolink / Amtrac
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential , Office , Commercial , Industrial , Educational , Recreational , Transportation:Other
Local Actions
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildfire, 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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