West Area Specific Plan

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Salinas, City of (City of Salinas)
Document Title
West Area Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GP: Mixed Use, Res Low, Res Medium, Res High, Public/Semipublic, Open Space and Park Z: New Urbanism Interim

Document Description
An application for adoption of a Specific Plan and rezoning of the Specific Plan Area from New Urbanism Interim with a Specific Plan Overlay to Neighborhood Edge / Low Density Residential, Neighborhood General 1 (NG-1) / Medium Density Residential, Neighborhood General 2 (NG-2) / High Density Residential, Village Center (VC), Public/Semipublic (PS), Parks and Open Space, with the applicable Specific Plan Overlay District. The WASP will provide for up to 4340 new residences, 571,500 sf of commercial/office, 5 schools, parks, and associated infrastructure.

Contact Information
Jill Miller
City of Salinas
65 West Alisal St., 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901

Phone : (831) 758-7206


36°43'18"N 121°38'16"W
Cross Streets
East Boronda Road / San Juan Grade Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
US 101

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (4,340 Units, 480 Acres) Commercial (571500 Sq. Ft.) Educational (1 HS, 1 MS, 3 ES) Recreational (49 acres of parks)
Local Action
Specific Plan Rezone Other Action Other Action: dev. agreement
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals 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 Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 5 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency State Lands Commission


Environmental Document
memo   PDF 78 K noa   PDF 1604 K summary form   PDF 85 K Volume I_West Area Specific Plan_Public Draft_final   PDF 50027 K Volume II (Appendices)_West Area Specific Plan_Public Draft_final   PDF 112207 K
NOC   PDF 591 K
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