Soka University Performing Arts Center & Academic Facilities

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Lead Agency
Aliso Viejo, City of (City of Aliso Viejo)
Document Title
Soka University Performing Arts Center & Academic Facilities
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Existing land use is a private university. Site is zoned Medium Density Residential GPD: Community Facilities

Document Description
The project consists of a proposed performing arts center academic support building on the Soka University of America campus in Aliso Viejo. The performing arts center will house a 1,000 seat theater. The tallest portion of the building will be approximately 70 feet tall and is located on the lowest elevation of the property to diminish its heights in relation to Founders Hall. The adjacent academic support building is four stores high and will include classrooms, faculty offices and a 200-seat repertory theater. The site currently has a land designation of Community Facilities. Community Facilities allows for the proposed uses on the Soka University of America campus. The project is located on University Circle between Founders Hall and Pauling Hall on the campus. The project parking on-site will be provided within the existing parking on the campus of Soka University of America. The project will require City approval of a Site Development Permit and a Conditional Use Permit.

Contact Information
Larry Lawrence
City of Aliso Viejo
12 Journey, Suite 100
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-5335

Phone : (949) 661-8175


Cross Streets
Wood Canyon Drive and University Drive
Total Acres
Soka University, Canyon Vista Elementary
Aliso Creek
Other Location Info
Aliso Viejo

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational (University Performing Arts Center & Academic Facilities)
Local Action
Site Plan Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Drainage/Absorption Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 12

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.

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