Palm Dessert General Plan Update

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palm Desert
Document Title
Palm Dessert General Plan Update
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Document Description
The Palm Desert Comprehensive General Plan Update is a major revision and expansion of the City's General Plan with 23 elements within four chapters. The total planning area encompasses 86,199+/- acres, of which approximately 16,063.8 acres are within the City's corporate limits, and 70,135+/- acres are unincorporated City Sphere-of-Influence and other unincorporated lands. Goals, policies, and programs have been prepared for each element and comprehensive land use, traffic and other analyses are underway.

Contact Information

Phil Drell
Agency Name
City of Palm Desert
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Palm Desert
Cross Streets
US I-10; Hwys 111 & 74
Total Acres
State Highways
111 & 74
Union Pacific
Desert Sands & Palm Springs

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, State Clearinghouse
Development Types
Other (General Plan Update)
Local Actions
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Air Quality, 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, Wildfire, Wildlife

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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