Specific Plan No. 209, Amendment No. 4 (Audie Murphy Ranch Specific Plan)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Specific Plan No. 209, Amendment No. 4 (Audie Murphy Ranch Specific Plan)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Present zoning is Residential (R-R) and Single-Family Residential (R-1). Present General Plan land use designations are "Adopted Specific Plan No. 209" and "Areas Requiring SP: SPA-4 (2-4 du/ac)."
Document Description
Amendment No. 4 to SP 209 (SPA) proposes to develop a total of 1,116.3 acres with: 2,729 residential dwelling units (du) on 705.4 total acres (ac) - consisting of 66.6 ac (60du) of low density (1 acre min.) lots: 78.2 ac (395 du) of medium density (5,000 s.f. min.); 186.9 ac (779 du) of (6,000 s.f. min.) lots; and 373.3 ac (1,495 du) of medium density (7,000 s.f. min.) lots. The SPA also includes: 2.8-ac recreation center; 22.9 ac schools; 39.1 ac parks and paseos; 116.5 ac "floodplain/floodway," 154.5 ac open space and 75.1 ac roadways. Change of Zone No. 6616 proposes to change zoning classifications from Rural Residential (R-R) and Single-Famliy Residential (R-1) to Specific Plan 209 (SP) and alter land use designations of land currently within approved SP 209. Comprehensice General Plan Amendment No. 581 proposes to amend the Riverside County Open Space and Conservation Map designation for the 116.3 ac being added to the SP from "Areas Not Designated as Open Space" to "Adopted Specific Plan No. 209"; amend the Sun City/Menifee Valley Community Plan (SMVP) from "Areas Requiring Specific Plan: SPA-4 (2 DU/AC*)" to Adopted Specific Plan No. 209"; amend the Perris Valley Land Use Planning Area profile by adding a descriptive summary of SP 209A4; amend the text of the SMVP to reflect the specific plan; and, amend the CGP Circulation Plan to reflect the circulation changes of the SP amendment.

Contact Information

Cindy Thielman
Agency Name
Riverside County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Canyon Lake, Lake Elsinore
Cross Streets
Newport Road and Murrieta Road
Total Acres
State Highways
La Paloma High School
Salt Creek
5S 6S
31 5 6
Other Location Info
Quail Lake/ Sun City

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 2,729, Acres 705.4), Commercial (Acres 36.9), Educational , Recreational (Open Space, Parks, Comm. Rec. Center, Paseo)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB)

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