The Headlands Development and Conservation Plan (HDCP)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Dana Point
Document Title
The Headlands Development and Conservation Plan (HDCP)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Residential (3.5 to 7 dwelling units per acre), Visitor/Recreation Commercial, Recreation/Open Space
Document Description
The HDCP proposes development of 125 residential lots, a 65 room inn, and up to 40,000 sf of visitor/recreation commercial use, 62 acres of public open space, including 30.3 acres of natural resources conservation and associated infrastructure on 121.3 gross acres of land in the west central portion of the City of Dana Point. The Land Use Plan provides for the development and/or conservation of: 31.7 acres of Recreation Open Space that includes a trail system, public parks, and a public beach; 30.3 acres of Conservation Open Space that have public safety constraints, environmental resources, and/or scenic value; 4.9 acres of Visitor/Recreation Commercial land uses intended to attract local and regional visitors; and 52.1 acres of residential use providing a maximum of 125 residential lots.

Contact Information

Mr. Edward M. Knight
Agency Name
City of Dana Point
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Dana Point
Cross Streets
Pacific Coast Highway and Green Lantern Street
Total Acres
State Highways
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 125, Acres 52.4), Commercial (Acres 4.4), Recreational (31.7 acres), Other
Local Actions
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems
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 Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)

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