Newport Banning Ranch

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Newport Beach, City of (City of Newport Beach)
Document Title
Newport Banning Ranch
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
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
Note: Review Per Lead The Project would allow for the development of the approximately 401.1-acre site with 1,375 residential dwelling units (du); 75,000 s.f. of commercial uses, a 75-room resort inn with ancillary resort uses, and approximately 51.4 gross acres for active and passive park uses including 26.8-gross-acre public Community Park. Approximately 252.3 gross acres would be retained in permanent open space. The project site's existing surface oil production activities located throughout the site would be consolidated into approximately 16.5 acres. The remaining surface oil production facilities would be abandoned/re-abandoned, remediated for development, and/or remediated and restored as natural open space. The proposed Project includes the development of a vehicular and a non-vehicular circulation system for automobiles, bicycles, and pedestrians, including a pedestrian and bicycle bridge from the project site across West Coast Hwy.

Contact Information
Patrick J. Alford
City of Newport Beach
3300 Newport Boulevard PO Box 1768
Newport Beach, CA 92658-8915

Phone : (949) 644-3235


33°38'9"N 117°56'45"W
Newport Beach
Cross Streets
north of Coast Highway; South of 19th Street; east of Santa Ana River
Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 1
~ 18 (public & private)
Pacific Ocean, Santa Ana River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (1,375 Units, 68 Acres) Commercial (75,000 Sq. Ft., 18 Acres) Recreational (51.4 acres (parks)) Other (Resort (75 rooms & related facilities))
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Master Plan Prezone Annexation Local Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone 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
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 12 California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission Department of Housing and Community Development Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Coastal Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 Department of Toxic Substances Control

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