Newport Banning Ranch

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009031061
Lead Agency
City of Newport Beach
Document Title
Newport Banning Ranch
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Primarily undeveloped but has been in active operation as an oil field since the mid-1940s; General Plan Designation: Open Space/Residential Village (OS[RV]); Z: 40 acres in the City of Production, Sign Restriction, Newport Beach: Planned Community District 25 (PC-25); 361 acres in unincorporated Orange County: R-4 Suburban Multi-family; C-1 Local Business Commercial; M1 Light Industrial Employment. Overlay zones include Oil Production, Sign Restriction, and Floodplain Zone 2.
Document Description
Up to 1,375 residential dwelling units, 75,000 square feet of commercial uses, and 75 visitor serving resort units. Existing oil wells within proposed development and open space areas would be abandoned and the area would be remediated. Two consolidated oil fields would be retained (20 acres of the open space). The proposed Project designates approximately 243 of the project site's 401 acres for Open Space uses. The Open Space District comprises three categories: (1) Lowland Open space/Public Trails and Facilities (LLOS/PTF); (2) Upland Open Space/Public Trails and Facilities (UOS/PTF); and (3) Consolidated Oil Facilities (OF). Approximately 131 acres would be in open space including wetland restoration areas, water detention, trails and viewpoints, and habitat conservation areas. The project includes 45 acres for parks.

Contact Information

Name
Debby Linn
Agency Name
City of Newport Beach
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Newport Beach
Counties
Orange
Cross Streets
north of Coast Highway; South of 19th Street; east of Santa Ana River
Zip
92663
Total Acres
401
State Highways
1
Schools
~ 18 (public & private)
Waterways
Pacific Ocean, Santa Ana River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 1,375, Acres 68), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 75,000, Acres 18), Recreational (45 acres (parks)), Other (Resort (75 rooms & related facilities) (5 acres))
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Master Plan, Prezone, Annexation, Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, 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
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)

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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