Housing Element Update

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palmdale
Document Title
Housing Element Update
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant, Residential, Commercial / R-1, 7000, R-2, R-3, PF, CD MX, C-2, C-3, C-5 / SFR-3, MF, MFR, PF, DC, OC, CC, CM
Document Description
GPA 11-03 will amend the Land Use and Housing Elements of the City's General Plan to accommodate units assigned to the City under the 2006-2014 Regional Housing Needs Allocation. This will include new policies within the Land Use Element associated with new medium-high and high density residential land use designations and amending the General Plan Land Use Map identifying the boundaries of a new medium-high and high density residential land uses. Zone Change (ZC) 11-01 will amend the City of Palmdale Zoning Map to identify the boundaries of the new R-4 (30) (High Density Residential, minimum of 30 dwelling units per acre) and R-4 (50) (High Density Residential, minimum of 50 dwelling units per acre) zone. Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA) 11-05 will amend various sections of the Zoning Ordinance, including; a new Article 45 creating the R-4 zone, setting forth uses permitted subject to various types of approvals and standards of development; amending various sections regarding transitional and supportive housing, emergency housing, temporary dependent housing, and large residential care facilitates. The ZOA will remove such identified uses from many of the commercial, industrial and Public Facility zones and permit such uses within residential zones. Specific Plan Amendment (SPA) 11-01 would amend the permitted density within Neighborhood Zone C of the Palmdale Transit Village Specific Plan (SP-18) from 25-40 dwelling units per acre to 30-40 dwelling units per acre.

Contact Information

Susan Koleda
Agency Name
City of Palmdale
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Palmdale Boulevard and Sierra Highway
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 14, 138
USAF Plant 42
Anaverde Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Department of Water Resources
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Water Resources
Development Types
Residential (Units 13,000, Acres 340)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, General Plan Element, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation

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