Montecito Ranch Specific Plan

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego County
Document Title
Montecito Ranch Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Specific Plan Area (21), Specific Plan Area (S88), Limited Agriculture (A70)
Document Description
The project proposes a residential community including 356 single-family residential home sites on lots ranging from a minimum of two acres to more than four acres, concentrated on level and gently sloping portions of the site and covering 260 acres of the 935 acre site. The design of Montecito Ranch will provide open space and recreational opportunities including 561 acres of open space, a 6.8 acre historcal park designed around the Montecito Ranch House, a 33 acre passive community park and a 12 acre school site.

Contact Information

Jason Giffen
Agency Name
San Diego County Department of Planning and Land Use
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Montecito Way and El Paso Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
279-071-26; 279-072-01-18; 279-072-27-34; 270-072-27-34; 279-093-10, -37, 38; 280-010-03, -08, -
State Highways
78 and 67
Ramona Airport
Clevenger Canyon and Santa Maria Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 358, Acres 935)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife, Public Health and Safety

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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