General Plan Amendment No. 495/516/Specific Plan No. 301/Amendment No. 1/Change of Zone Case No. 6459

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
General Plan Amendment No. 495/516/Specific Plan No. 301/Amendment No. 1/Change of Zone Case No. 6459
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
R-R (Rural Residential) and A-1-10 (Light Agricultural 10-acre minimum)
Document Description
Comprehensive General Plan Amendment No. 495 proposes to amend the Comprehensive General Plan's Circulation Element to change the designations of various road segments in the region as needed based on the results of the traffic study prepared for this project. Certain road segments may also be added or eliminated from the County circulation area map. Comprehensive General Plan Amendment No. 516 proposes to (1) amend the designation of the site on the Riverside County Open Space and Conservation Map from "Areas Not Designated as Open Space" to "Adopted Specific Plan No. 301" (*2) amend the Sun City/Menifee Valley Community Plan from "Areas Requiring A Specific Plan No. DU/AC to "Adopted Specific Adopted (3) amend the Southwest Territory Land Use Planning Area Profile by adding a descriptive summary of Specific Plan No. 301 A1, and; (4) amend the text of the Southwest Area Community Plan (SWAP) to reflect the specific plan. Change of Zone No. 6459 proposes to change zoning classifications within the specific plan area from Rural Residential (R-R) and Light Agricultural, 10-acre minimum lot size (A-1-10) to Specific Plan (SP); and alter land use designations of land currently zoned SP within the area of approved Specific Plan No. 301. Amendment No. 1 to Specific Plan No. 301 proposes to amend existing Specific Plan No. 301 to increase the overall size of the Specific Plan from 153 acres to 1,548.3 acres and increase housing from 484 residential dwelling units (du) on 104.5 acres to 4,200 du on 929.4 total acres. Also included in the amendment are 21.2 acres of community commercial; 11.6 acres of commercial/transit hub; 48.8 acres of parks; 4.1 acres for a swim club and lake parking; 190.0 acres for a golfcourse/club house; 40.7 acres of elementary (K-8) schools; 40.0 acres for high schools; 55.2 acres of open space; 91.7 acres of greenbelt/roadway paseos/lake; and 115.6 acres of major roads.

Contact Information

Chris Stamps
Agency Name
County of Riverside Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
State Route 74, Menifee Road, Briggs Road, Simpson Road, McCall Boulevard, McLaughlin Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Burlington-Northern Santa Fe
Romoland Public Elementary
Aliso Creek
Other Location Info
Other Information
Section: 25

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Residential (Units 4,200, Acres 935), Commercial (Acres 32.8), Educational (acres 80.5), Recreational (247.3)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Restriping -Traffic Management
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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