Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation Fee-to-Trust

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs
Document Title
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation Fee-to-Trust
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Present Land Use
Sycuan Resort, open space/gen'l & limited ag, specific plan area, open space, gen'l comm./estate residential, impact sensitive, multiple rural use
Document Description
NOTE: Review Per Lead The Proposed Action consists of transferring ownership of the Sycuan Property to the US Government to be held in trust for the Tribe, and completing the proposed Tribal Project. Implementation of the Tribal Project would result in a number of changes to the management, administration, and development of the Sycuan Property, including (1) the management of natural and cultural resources pursuant to the comprehensive Tribal Natural and Cultural Resources Management Plant; (2) the construction of permanent facilities for the Tribe's annual Traditional Gathering and Pow Wow event; (3) the construction of a secondary access road for the Reservation; (4) the construction of additional housing for Tribal members; and (5) the construction of other facilities to foster the Tribe's economic development and recreational opportunities.

Contact Information

Patrick O'Mallan
Agency Name
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Cajon
San Diego
Cross Streets
Dehesa Rd/Sloan Canyon Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
Dehesa ES
Sweetwater River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Other Agency(ies), Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Residential (Units 50), Recreational (Pow Wow ground, event ctr, equestrian ctr, RV pk), Transportation:Other (limited access road, ~2/3 mile)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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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