Kaiser Kearny Mesa (Permanente San Diego Central Medical Center)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Kaiser Kearny Mesa (Permanente San Diego Central Medical Center)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
County Facility / IL-2-1
Document Description
CUP and Planned Development Permit to demolish existing County of San Diego government office buildings and the construction of a master planned development of a 450-bed hospital building, hospital support buildings, parking structures and accessory structures and uses. The project is proposed in two phases; Phase I would include a 550,000 sf, seven-story general acute and tertiary care hospital (Hospital), a 55,000 sf outpatient hospital support building, a 36,000 sf central utility plant (Energy Center). The hospital would include 321 beds, an outdoor service yard, and a 1,213-stall parking structure. Phase II (buildout) would include expansion of the hospital and/or the construction of new medical offices or other uses. More specifically, construction would include expansion of the hospital by an additional 295,000 sf, including a seven-story, 170,000 sf expansion of the hospital to accommodate 129 additional beds (for a total of 450 beds), an additional 125,000 sf of hospital support building, and surface and structured parking totaling 2,250 spaces. Additionally, the project would construct various site improvements. The 20.01-acre project site is located at 5201 Ruffin Road. The parcel is designated County Facility and zoned IL-2-1. Additionally the project is in the Airport Land Use Compatibility Overlay Zone (MCAS Miramar and Montgomery Field); the Airport Influence Area (MCAS Miramar review Area 2, Montgomery Field Review Area 1 on southwestern corner of property, Montgomery Field Review Area 2); the FAA Part 77 Noticing Area; the Montgomery Field Overflight Notification Area; and the Montgomery Field Safety Zone 6 within the Kearny Mesa Community Plan area.

Contact Information

E. Shearer-Nguyen
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Ruffin Road
Total Acres
State Highways
I-15, 8; SR-52, 163
MCAS Miramar; Montgomery Field
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Kearny Mesa; Serra Mesa; Tierrasanta

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 Highway Patrol, California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Other (Hospital with support building)
Local Actions
Community Plan, Planned Unit Development, CUP
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Hydrology; Paleontological Resources; Public Utilities, GHG

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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