General Plan Amendment No. 581/Specific Plan No. 209, Amendment No. 4/Change of Zone Case No. 6616

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
General Plan Amendment No. 581/Specific Plan No. 209, Amendment No. 4/Change of Zone Case No. 6616
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
R-R (Rural Residential), SP (Specific Plan), C-P-S (Scenic Highway Commercial), and R-5 (Open Area Combining Zone - Residential Developments)
Document Description
Comprehensive General Plan Amendment No. 581 proposes to amend the Comprehensive General Plan Plan's Open Space and Conservation designation of approximately 1,134 acres from "Areas not designated as Open Space" to Adopted Specific Plan. Comprehensive General Plan Amendment No. 581 also proposes to amend the Sun City/Menifee Valley Community Plan's designation of that portion of the project site outside of the existing Specific Plan No. 209 from "SP 282 - Canyon Cove", "Residential 2-5 dwelling units per acre", and "Special Planning Area 4 (Specific Plan Required). Residential 2-4 dwelling units per acre" to "Specific Plan No. 209" and to amend the text of the Comprehensive General Plan's Land Use Element to reflect the Specific Plan. The total project area is 1,113.4 acres. Change of Zone of No. 6616 is a proposal to change the zoning classification of the subject property from R-R, (Rural Residential), R-1 (One-Family Dwellings), C-P-S (Scenic HIghway Commercial), and R-5 (Open Area Combining Zone - Residential Developments) to SP (Specific Plan), and to modify the existing zoning ordinance for Specific Plan No. 209. Specific Plan No. 209, Amendment No. 4 is a proposal to amend the existing Audie Murphy Specific Plan (SP No. 209) to be a specific plan of land use on 1,113.4 acres that proposes approximately 2,729 dwelling units in low-density residential to medium-high density residential neighborhoods, ranging from 5,000 square foot minimum lot size to 10,000 square foot minimum lot size. The plan also includes 2 school sites totaling approximately 22.9 acres, several parks totaling approximately 10.8 acres, 28.3 acres of linear parks and trails.

Contact Information

Chris Stamps
Agency Name
Riverside County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Canyon Lake, Lake Elsinore
Cross Streets
Newport Road and Murrieta Road and Holland Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
5S 6S
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 215.3), Educational (36 acres), Recreational (347.9 acres), Transportation:Other (107.0 acres of road Right-of-way)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Resources Agency
Reviewing Agency Comments
Resources Agency

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