Specific Plan No. 339

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Specific Plan No. 339
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant & is included within the planning area of the Eastern Coachella Valley Area Plan (ECVAP). Under the Eastern Coachella Valley Area Plan, the Paradise Valley site is designated as "Open Space - Rural"
Document Description
SP00339 will contain a total of 15.047 single and multi-family residential dwelling units on 2.075+\- acres, as well as within mixed-use development areas in the Welcome Center and Town Center. Residential densities are anticipated to range from 3.7 du/ac to 22.0 du/ac. This yields an overall density of 7.25 units per net acre. When the total project area, including open space is considered in the density calculation, the overall residential density is 2.35 units per gross acre. Commercial development is proposed on 232+\- acres straddling the Interstate-10 corridor, and is also included in the mixed-use components of the Town Center and Welcome Center. Commercial components will include a visitor center, general and neighborhood retail development, hotel/conference facilities, medical center, and business park. Institutional uses, including a spiritual retreat center, a community college/technical institute, administrative government facilities, and primary/secondary schools, will encompass a total of 204+\- acres.

Contact Information

James Fagelson
Agency Name
Riverside County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
north & south of I-10 between Joshua Tree National Park on the north & the Mecca Hills on south
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific (15mi.)
Chiriaco Summit (8mi.)
Coachella Valley Unified
Pinkham Wash
Other Information
sections: 2,3,9,10,11,13,14&15 a portion of 4 and all of 12 are owned by BLM.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Residential (Units 15,047, Acres 2,133/166), Office (Acres 42), Commercial (Acres 114), Educational (205 acres), Recreational (172 acres), Water Facilities (320 acres), Other (Open Space 3,245acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Site Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife, Ag. Preserve diminishment

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