Vista Canyon Ranch

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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 GPD 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 prezone and annex 217 acres of land in the County of Los Angeles into the City of Santa Clarita. The applicant is requesting an Oak Tree Permit, Conditional Use Permit, Tentative Tract Map and General Plan/Zone Change Amendment for a Specific Plan designation to develop a mixed use/transit oriented development that would consist of a mix of 1,200 to 1,600 residential units and 1 to 1.5 million square feet of commercial uses. The applicant is also requesting to remove and encroach into oak trees on-site. As part of the development, the applicant is proposing the dedication of the Santa Clara River (approximately 80 acres), a 12 acre public park, four miles of trails, bank stabilization along the length of the Santa Clara River, the relocation of the Metrolink station from Via Princessa to Vista Canyon Ranch and a Bus Hub next to the Metrolink station which would provide vehicular and pedestrian access to the Fair Oaks Ranch Community. The applicant is proposing to import approximately one million cubic yards of earth into the site. The applicant is also proposing to bridge Los Canyon Road in one of two possible locations over the Santa Clara River from the Fair Oaks Ranch community to Soledad Canyon Road with Lost Canyon Road also splitting off into a two lane roadway connecting to Sand Canyon Road.

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; 2840-006-007, 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 1,200-1600), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 1-1.5million), Recreational (12 acre public park)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Prezone, Use Permit, 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 Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

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