Surface Mining Permit No. 204/ Environmental Assessment No. 38387 (Vista Mine)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Surface Mining Permit No. 204/ Environmental Assessment No. 38387 (Vista Mine)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
M-SC (Manufacturing-Service Commercial)

Document Description
Application to permit surface mining of fill material, sand and gravel for redi-mix concrete, asphaltic concrete, and other construction end-uses. No processing of materials will be performed on-site. Mining will take place over a period of 10 to 20 years. This plan proposes a total mining life of 20 years or upon mining 2,755,500 tons of material, whichever comes first. Annual mining tonnages shall not exceed 675,000 tons. The mine will cover approximately 38.30 acres of privately-owned land.

Contact Information
Wayne Harrison
Riverside County Planning Department
Lead/Public Agency
4080 Lemon Street, 9 Th Floor P.O. Box 1409
Riverside, CA 92502-1409

Phone : (909) 955-3211


Cross Streets
North of Vista Chino Rd, Varner Rd and I-10, South of Dillon Rd, westerly of Rio del Sol Rd
Total Acres
38.3 gross
Parcel #
Other Information
Section: W 1/2 of W 1/2 of S-1

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (Mineral Sand/ Gravel)
Local Action
Use Permit Use Permit: Surface Mining Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Cultural Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Transportation Vegetation Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control

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