Safari Highlands Ranch, City Case #: SUB 15-0019, ENV 15-0009

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Lead Agency
City of Escondido
Document Title
Safari Highlands Ranch, City Case #: SUB 15-0019, ENV 15-0009
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation

Document Description
The proposed project consists of the following: 1. 550 single-family residences on lots ranging from approximately 8,000 sf to over 200,000 sf clustered into seven neighborhoods. 2. A "Village Core" providing a new 2.6-acre, three bay fire station site, a five-acre public park and trails, private recreation center, small convenience retail store and community gathering areas. 3. Safari Highlands Ranch Road, a new primary access road intersecting at Rockwood Road between Old Ranch Road and Vistamonte Avenue. 4. An internal private street system with street rights of way varying from 49 feet wide with travel lanes, parking and walkways to 82 feet wide with a median, travel lanes, bike lanes and walkways. 5. Approximately 14 acres of recreational parks and trails and 784 acres of resource, wildlife corridors, open space and conservation easement areas. 6. An on-site satellite sewage treatment facility providing reclaimed water consistent with Title 22 requirements for a portion of the project's common landscaped and open areas irrigation. 7. Water utilities would include connection to the City of Escondido water system, pumps to boost water to an on-site 80 foot diameter water tank, and an internal water distribution system that would use both pumps, reducing stations, and gravity feed. 8. A stormwater system that includes hydro-modification management practices including the use of biofilters and the use of both retention and detention basins. 9. A multi-modal transportation system that emphasizes the integration of vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic throughout the project.

Contact Information
Jay Petrek
City of Escondido
Lead/Public Agency
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025-2798

Phone : (760) 839-4671


San Diego

Notice of Completion

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Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

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