3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Desert Hot Springs, City of (City of Desert Hot Springs)
Document Title
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant, except for a residence and workshop. Z: W-2 GP: Commercial, Rural Residential, and Open Space

Document Description
The project is a Specific Plan that proposes mixed-use residential/commercial/hotel/golf development in unincorporated Riverside County near the City of Desert Hot Springs. The DEIR addresses the annexation by Desert Hot Springs of the Palmwood project area (1,766 acres) and an additional outparcels area (160 acres). The 1,926 acre project site is located along both sides of Highway 62 northwest of Desert Hot Springs' current city limits. Indian Avenue traverses the site. Access to the site will be from these adjacent and through roadways. The project also includes the development of the local street system, private park space, other public facilities, and well sites.

Contact Information
Larry Grafton
City of Desert Hot Springs
65950 Pierson Road
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Phone : (760) 329-6411 ext. 245


Desert Hot Springs
Cross Streets
Highway 62 and Indian Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
Palmwood: 671-110-003; 671-120-001, 002; 671-130-001, 002; 671-190-001 thru 008;
State Highways
Other Information
671-200-002, 003, 010, 011, 013, 014, 015, 016; 671-210-001, 004, 005 Outparcels: 671-190-010; 671-200-003 thru 009, 017

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (2,694 Units, 641 Acres) Commercial (1,000,000 Sq. Ft., 140 (mixed use) Acres) Recreational (~ 1,145 acres)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Prezone Subdivision Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery Colorado River Board Department of Toxic Substances Control

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