The Headlands Development and Conservation Plan (HDCP)

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Dana Point
Document Title
The Headlands Development and Conservation Plan (HDCP)
Document Type
EIR - 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 a maximum of 150,750 square feet 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, 4.4 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. Project entitlements being requested of the lead agency include: General Plan Amendment, Planned Development District, Development Agreement, Amendment to the Zoning Code and Zoning Map, Zone Change, Local Coastal Program Amendment, Tentative Tract Map(s), Master Coastal Development Permit(s), Coastal Development Permits, Master Site Development Permit(s), Site Development Permits, Public Financing District, Tract Maps and/or Parcel maps, grading permits, street vacations, building permits, and various implementing permits and actions. Actions by Responsible Agencies and federal agencies will be required.

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
Parcel #
State Highways
Pacific Ocean, Dana Point Harbor, San Juan Creek

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 12 (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 Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Coastal Commission (CCC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Coastal Commission (CCC)
Development Types
Residential (Units 125, Acres 52.1), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 150,750, Acres 4.4), Recreational (Recreational Open Space 30.3 acres), Other (Conservation Open Space 31.7 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Coastal Permit, Planned Development District, Local Coastal Program Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, 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

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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