Emerald Acres/Koby Annexation and Pre-Zoning Action

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Hemet, City of (City of Hemet)
Document Title
Emerald Acres/Koby Annexation and Pre-Zoning Action
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
High, Medium High, and Low Density Residential; Commercial Retail; and Rural Mountainous. Zoning: W-2 (Controlled Development Area - primarily agriculture and related uses) and A-2-10 (Heavy Agriculture).

Document Description
The proposed project includes the expansion of the City of Hemet Sphere of Influence; the adoption of pre-zoning for and annexation of approximately 379 acres of land into the City of Hemet, and adoption of a Specific Plan. Up to approximately 20 additional acres will become part of the sphere of influence, but no pre-zoning or annexation of these acres would occur. The project could result in the development of up to 1,274 dwelling units. 522,720 sq. ft. commercial development, a 7.5 acre recreation center, 4.1 acres of greenbelt/greenspace, a 11 acre detention basin and 156.5 acres undeveloped open space. The project includes improvements to Highway 74 (Florida Avenue), Stetson Avenue and roadways within the proposed specific plan area.

Contact Information
Bernard Chase
City of Hemet
445 East Florida Avenue
Hemet, CA 92545

Phone : (951) 765-2300


Cross Streets
Florida Avenue near California Avenue
Total Acres
+\- 400
Parcel #
State Highways
74 and 79
Hemet Ryan
14, 23

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (1,274 Units) Commercial (522,720 Sq. Ft.) Recreational (Recreation Center, Parks) Other (Open Space)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Site Plan Prezone Subdivision Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control California Native American Heritage Commission

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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