College of the Desert West Valley Campus Master Plan & Phase 1 Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014111025
Lead Agency
Desert Community College District
Document Title
College of the Desert West Valley Campus Master Plan & Phase 1 Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The Desert Community College District proposes to develop it's West Valley Campus on 29 acres currently occupied by the 332,000 sf. Palm Springs Mall. Also located on the subject property are the Camelot Festival Theater and a free-standing fast food restaurant, both of which are to remain. The largely vacant mall building would be demolished to make way for the new campus. The District WVC master plan is under development but is currently planned to provide approximately 330,000 sf of community college facilities, including a conference center and library. The library may be a sole use of joint-use facility shared by the College and City.

Contact Information
John D. Criste
Desert Community College District
43500 Monterey Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260

760 341-4800

Location

Coordinates
33°49'16"N 116°31'11"W
Cities
Palm Springs
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
Tahquitz Canyon Way and Farrell Drive
Zip
92262
State Highways
Hwy 111
Railways
No
Airports
Palm Springs Int'l
Schools
P.S. HS
Waterways
Tahquitz Creek
Township
4S
Range
4E
Section
13
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational (330,000 sf on ~26 of 29+/- acre site)
Local Action
Master Plan Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 8 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery Native American Heritage Commission
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