Palomar Station Specific Plan

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Marcos
Document Title
Palomar Station Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Industrial and Light Industrial Site is currently vacant.
Document Description
The proposed project is a mixed-use development on 14.5 acres. The project will consist of 337 residential condominium units, 48,980 square feet (SF) of commercial use (general retail), a 9,800-SF office building, 8,280 SF of restaurant/food court use, and 1,385 SF of homeowner recreation space. An open space lot is also included as part of the project, a 1.85-acre lot north of Armorlite Drive, which includes storm water management improvements (e.g., detention ponds, and drainage facilities). Development of the project will occur in two phases. Phase 1 focuses on the two lots south of Armorlite Drive. Phase 1 - Lot 1 is 1.95 acres and is located at the corner of Las Posas Road and Armorlite Drive. Proposed development for this lot includes a 20,000-SF general retail building, and a 2,000-SF restaurant. Phase 1 - Lot 2 is 6.21 acres and is located east of Phase 1 - Lot 1. Proposed development within this lot includes 211 residential condominium units, nine general retail units, a restaurant unit, and a recreation unit. Residential product types include studios, one-,two-, and three-bedroom units.

Contact Information

Jerry Backoff
Agency Name
City of San Marcos
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Marcos
San Diego
Cross Streets
Las Posas Road/Armorlite Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
219-163-38 & 50 and 219-162-10 & 14
State Highways
SR 78
refer to "Other Information"
San Marcos Creek, Second San Diego Aqueduct
Other Information
Adjacent to existing rail line/adjacent to North County Transit District's future Sprinter Line

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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), 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 Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 337), Office (Sq. Ft. 9,000), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 46,240)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, 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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