TEA-21 Multiple Habitat Conservation Program (MHCP) Habitat Acquisition Project (ER 2000-14)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Escondido
Document Title
TEA-21 Multiple Habitat Conservation Program (MHCP) Habitat Acquisition Project (ER 2000-14)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Acqusition of approximately 51 acres of undeveloped property located within the Focused Planning Area (FPA) of the Multiple Habitat Conservation Program (MHCP), to be permanently preserved in its natural condition as an open space and conservation area. The property would be purchased and managed by the City of Escondido for habitat preservation. No physical improvements are proposed. The property is located in the RE-40 and RE-80 zones (Residential Estates, 40,000 and 80,000 square foot minimum lot size respectively), and within the Estate I and Rural II General Plan designations (Tier 1- Kit Carson).

Contact Information

Barbara Redlitz
Agency Name
City of Escondido
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15313 Class 13
Reasons for Exemption
1. The acquisition of the property for habitat conservation is consistent with the General Plan and zoning. 2. The property contains high quality Coastal Sage Scrub habitat and is occupied by several sensitive species, including the threatened California gnatcatcher. 3. The property will be maintained in its natural condition; no physical improvements are proposed.

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