Plaza Banderas Hotel Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Juan Capistrano
Document Title
Plaza Banderas Hotel Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant Z: General Commercial (GC) GPD: "3.1 General Commercial"
Document Description
The proposed mixed use retail/hotel project consists of a 3-story hotel with 124 rooms, including 75,000 gross square feet; a 1-story building and a 2-story building (retail/office uses) encompassing 14,227 gross square feet; and a 185-space parking lot. Project implementation will require the approval of a General Plan Amendment to change the land use designation from "3.1 General Commercial" to Planned Community; a Zone Change from "GC" (General Commercial) to "PC" (Planned Community) and adoption of a Comprehensive Development Plan; and architectural Control application for the preliminary site, architectural and related development plans for the Plaza Banderas site; and a Parcel Map to merge existing lot lines and consolidate the property into a single parcel.

Contact Information

David Contreras
Agency Name
City of San Juan Capistrano
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Juan Capistrano
Cross Streets
Ortega Highway/I-5 Freeway
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
San Juan ES
Horno Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 1,971, Employees 5), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 12,256, Employees 22), Other (124 room hotel w/185 parking spaces)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit, Rezone: CDP, Other Action: AC, GPM, TRP, Sign Program
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife, Climate Change
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)

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