Pala Mesa Highlands Major Subdivision

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego County
Document Title
Pala Mesa Highlands Major Subdivision
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Project area is currently vacant. Historic agricultural activities on-site have been inactive for several years. The land is presently zoned RS-7 (Single-family Residential), A-70 (Limited Agriculture), and RV-3/4 (Variable Family Residential) with density of 1, 3, 4, 7 du/1 acre.
Document Description
The project proposes Specific Plan Amendment, Reclassification (Rezone) and a major subdivision consisting of 207 single family detatched lots, 2 parks, a permanent open space area, and 11 private street lots. Lot sizes range from 6,000 square feet to 25,000 square feet, with a total project size of 83.9 acres.

Contact Information

Joseph M. DeStefano II
Agency Name
San Diego County, Department of Planning and Land Use
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Old Highway 395 at Pala Mesa Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
125-050-53, 59
State Highways
San Luis Rey River

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 Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Residential (Units 207, Acres 62)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, 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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