Colorado River 500 Specific Plan EIR

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Blythe
Document Title
Colorado River 500 Specific Plan EIR
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GP: Open Space
Document Description
The Colorado River 500 (CR-500) Specific Plan project would provide a mix of residential, commercial, recreation and open space uses and include both upland and in-water project elements. Proposed specific plan land use designations include: Resort Residential, Recreational Vehicle Park, Commercial Riverfront, Commercial General Resort, Commercial Service Resort, and Open Space. Maintenance dredging at the mouth of the lagoon, installation of a boat dock north of the existing boat ramp, replacement of an existing pipe culvert, pedestrian bridge at the mouth of the lagoon are also proposed to be built. The project is proposed to be built in seven phases with full build-out anticipated within six to eight years from project approval.

Contact Information

Jennifer Wellman
Agency Name
City of Blythe
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Intake Boulevard (US 95) and 10th Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
Colorado River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Colorado River Board
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, Colorado River Board
Development Types
Residential (Units 258, Acres 120), Commercial (Acres 41.5), Recreational (Recreational Vehicle Park 98.5 acres), Other (Open Space 84 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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