Vista Canyon Ranch

10 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Clarita
Document Title
Vista Canyon Ranch
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The current County of Los Angeles General Plan/Zoning designation for the project site is agricultural and manufacturing (A1/M1). The City of Santa Clarita's General Plan designates the project site business park (BP).
Document Description
The project site is currently vacant and in the County of Los Angeles. The applicant is requesting approval to annex 200 acres of land in the County of Los Angeles into the City of Santa Clarita. The applicant is requesting a General Plan/Zone Change Amendment for a Specific Plan designation which proposes a mixed use/ transit oriented development that would consist of a mix of 1,200 residential units and 650,000 sq. ft. of commercial uses. The applicant is also requesting to subdivide and remove/ encroach into oak trees on site. No heritage oak tree removals have been identified in the applicant's project description or site plan. As part of the development, the applicant is proposing the buildout of the Lost Canyon Road extension, a 12 acre public park, four miles of trails, buried bank stabilization along the length of the Santa Clara River and the relocation of the Metrolink station from Via Pricessa to Visa Canyon Ranch. The applicant is also proposing to import approx. one million cubic yards of earth onto the site.

Contact Information

Jeff Hogan
Agency Name
City of Santa Clarita
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clarita
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Southwest of Sand Canyon Road and the 14 Freeway
Total Acres
Parcel #
2840-005-057, 058; 2480-006-007, 2840-004-017, 2840-004-021, 2840-004-009, 009
State Highways
14 Freeway
Sulphur Springs
Santa Clara River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 1,200), Office (Sq. Ft. 400,000), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 250,000), Recreational (12 acre public park)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Prezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation, Oak Tree Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Loans and Grants, California Highway Patrol, Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Highway Patrol, Department of Toxic Substances Control

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