Northern Sphere Area General Plan Amendment and Zone Change EIR

21 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Irvine
Document Title
Northern Sphere Area General Plan Amendment and Zone Change EIR
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation

Document Description
The proposed project consists of a pre-zone, General Plan Amendment (GPA) and Zone Change (ZC) for the eventual annexation and development of planning areas 5B, 6, 8A, & 9. The GPA requests to transfer Agriculture to Residential, Multi-Use Commercial, Research & Industrial and Open Space and change Jeffrey Road from a 6- to 4-lane arterial. The ZC will change areas designated Development Reserve and Exclusive Agriculture to Low, Medium, & Med.-High Residential, Multi-Use, Recreation, General Industrial, and Medical and Science. (see IS)

Contact Information
Leslie Aranda
City of Irvine
Lead/Public Agency
One Civic Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92623-9575

Phone : (949) 724-6441


Cross Streets
From Trabuco Road/SR-133 to SR-133/SR-241
Total Acres
State Highways
I-5 and SR-241
El Toro MCAS
Siphon Reservior, Rattlesnake Reservior
El Toro
Other Information
Sections: 105-7, 119-21

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 12350) Commercial (Sq. Ft. 750K) Industrial (Sq. Ft. 6.6M) Other
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Prezone Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Department of Housing and Community Development Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)

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