Seventh Day Adventist Church and School (ER 2005-54, 2005-84-CUP/GE, 2006-02-VRP)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Escondido, City of (City of Escondido)
Document Title
Seventh Day Adventist Church and School (ER 2005-54, 2005-84-CUP/GE, 2006-02-VRP)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Site is currently developed with one single family residence, to be demolished; the majority of the site is vacant and contains native vegetation including Coastal Sage Scrub habitat. Property is zoned RE-20 (Residential Estates - 20,000 SF minimum lot size). The General Plan designation is Estate 2, which allows up to two dwelling units per acre.

Document Description
A Conditional Use Permit and associated grading exemptions to construct a two-story church and religious education center and a two-story school serving kindergarten through Grade 12 on a 14.55 acre site in the RE-20 zone. The 56,128 SF church building contains a sanctuary, gymnasium, offices and classrooms. The school building is approximately 63,694 square feet, including an indoor gymnasium and an outdoor playfield. The request includes abandonment of the Deodar Road right-of-way along the project frontage, grading exemptions to allow interior cut slopes up to 34 feet and perimeter retaining walls up to 20 feet in height, and a 4d Habitat Loss Permit to remove 1.58 ac. of Coastal Sage Scrub.

Contact Information
Barbara Redlitz
City of Escondido
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025-2798

Phone : (760) 839-4546


San Diego
Cross Streets
Road and Rock Springs Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
228-020-30, 32, 35, 37, 60
State Highways
I-15, Hwy. 78
Rock Springs ES
Reidy Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational (K-12 school for 350 students) Other (38,954 SF church)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: 4d Habitat Loss Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

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