Desert Cove Golf Course

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Cathedral City
Document Title
Desert Cove Golf Course
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoning: Open Space (OS), Open Space Residential (OSR-20-H), Light Industrial (I-1), and Planned Community Commercial (PCC) General Plan Designation: Open Space-Watercourse (OS-W), Open Space Private (OS-PV), General Commercial (CG), and Industrial (I).
Document Description
Proponents of the Desert Cove Golf Course project propose to build an 18-hole, championship golf course on 158 +/- acres. The golf course is planned for construction in the Whitewater River Wash and the East Cathedral Canyon Wash. The maintenance building (6,000 sq. ft.) and clubhouse (14,000 sq. ft.) will be located outside the washes, on lands adjacent to existing urban development. The project involves securing a use permit, Section 1603 Streambed Alteration Agreement, Army Corps of Engineers 404 permit and CWA Section 410 certification.

Contact Information

Kin Chafin
Agency Name
Cathedral City
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cathedral City
Cross Streets
Date Palm Dr., E. Palm Canyon Dr.
Total Acres
158 +/-
State Highways
Whitewater River
33, 34

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 20K, Acres 158), Recreational (For-profit Golf Course), Water Facilities (Tertiary Irrigation)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB)

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