Merge 56 Planned Development Permit/Site Development Permit/Vesting Tentative Map/Rezone

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego, City of (City of San Diego)
Document Title
Merge 56 Planned Development Permit/Site Development Permit/Vesting Tentative Map/Rezone
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
AR-1-1 / Commercial Regional (CR) and Medium High Density Residential

Document Description
Community Plan Amendment (CPA) to redesignate the site from Commercial Regional (CR) and Medium High Density Residential uses to Local Mixed Use (LMXU); a Rezone from AR-1-1 to CC-3-5 and RX-1-1; Planned Development Permit (PDP) to amend PDP No. 53203, for deviations from the zoning requirements in accordance with San Diego Municipal Code 126.0602(a)(1), to ensure consistency with the Torrey Highlands Subarea Plan as required in the plan; Site Development Permit (SDP) to amend SDP No. 53204 for development on a site that contains Environmentally Sensitive Lands (ESL), for ESL deviations, and for development on a site with historical resources (important archaeological site); a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a theater that's greater than 5,000 sf in size; and a Vesting Tentative Map (VTM) to subdivide 3 lots into 88 lots (84 RX zoned lots, 2 CC zoned lots, one open space lot "Lot Z" and one lot for a private street "Lot AA"), that would allow construction of approximately 525,000 sf of commercial, office, theater and hotel uses and 242 residential dwelling units. The residential units would include a mix of housing types including multi-family (approximately 47 affordable units), townhomes (approximately 111 units), and single family (approximately 84 units). The project would also construct underground utilities (i.e., sewer, water, electrical and storm drains/detention basins), private streets and half-width improvements for Camino Del Sur and Carmel Mountain Road along the frontage of the Merge 56 project site. Furthermore, the project would also construct associated site improvements.

Contact Information
E. Shearer-Nguyen
City of San Diego
1222 First Avenue, MS-501
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone : (619) 446-5369


32.953458°'"N 117.151444°'"W
San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Ruffin Road
Total Acres
State Highways
SR56, I-15, 5, SR-52
MCAS Miramar
Other Location Info
Torrey Highlands

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (242 Units) Commercial (525000 Sq. Ft.) Other
Local Action
Community Plan Rezone Other Action Other Action: Conditional Use Permit, Planned Development Permit, Site Dev. Pe
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Hydrology; Paleontological Resources; Public Utilities, GHG
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

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