Paraiso Springs Resort

9 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Paraiso Springs Resort
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant Former Resort site/Visitor Serving & Professional Office; Permanent Grazing/Commercial and Permanent Grazing
Document Description
Note: Shortened Review The proposed project is a request consisting of the following elements: A. "After The Fact" Demolition Permit to authorize demolition of nine historic cottages at the Paraiso Hot Springs Resort, November 2003 (to clear Code Violation Case CE030404/PLN040488}; B. Combined Development Permit consisting of: 1. Use Permit and General Development Plan to allow the phased redevelopment of the Resort, including the following: a. 103 hotel units, restaurants, meeting and conference rooms, associated support facilities b. Hamlet consisting of a day spa, retail, artist studios, wine tasting and real estate office c. Spas and Fitness Center d. Vineyard and Wine Pavilion e. Water and wastewater facilities f. Pedestrian and vehicular facilities g. Appurtenant resort uses and facilities 2. Use Permit for the creation of 77 Timeshare units 3. Vesting Tentative Map (Condominium Map) for the creation of 60 airspace timeshare condominium units 4. Standard Subdivision (Vesting Tentative Map) to allow the merger and resubdivision of approximately 235 acres into 23 parcels 5. Use Permit for removal of 185 protected oak trees; and 6. Use Permit for development on slopes in excess of 30 percent. C. Off-site road improvements on Paraiso Springs Road. The project site is designated by the applicable General Plan, the 1982 Monterey County General Plan, and the 1987 Central Salinas Valley Area Plan, a part of the 1982 General Plan, as Commercial and Permanent Grazing. The project site is in the Visitor Serving/Professional Office and the Permanent Grazing, 40 acre minimum, Zoning Districts, consistent with its General Plan land use designation, and is consistent with the historic use of the site as a resort.

Contact Information

Mike Novo
Agency Name
Monterey County RMA - Planning
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Clark Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
418-381-021/022, 418-361-004

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 432,678, Acres 47, Employees 306)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Cumulative Effects, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Public Services


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