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

3 Documents in Project


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
NOD - Notice of Determination
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 (Residential Estates, 20,000 square foot minimum lot size). The project includes abandonment of the Deodar Road right-of-way along the project frontage. The two-story church building is approximately 58,380 square feet, with 600 fixed seats in the sanctuary, a multi-use gymnasium, kitchen and dining facilities, classrooms for religious instruction, a children's nursery and preschool areas, and administrative offices. The two-story school building is approximately 63,694 square feet, including an indoor gymnasium, with an outdoor playfield. The project includes grading exemptions to allow interior cut slopes up to 29 feet and perimeter retaining walls up to 20 feet in height. An existing, vacant single family residence will be demolished. A 4d Habitat Loss Permit is proposed to allow the removal of up to 1.58 acres of unoccupied Coastal Sage Scrub habitat.

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 Determination

Approving Agency
City of Escondido
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
City of Escondido


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

Download CSV New Search Print