Froom Ranch Specific Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo, City of (City of San Luis Obispo)
Document Title
Froom Ranch Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Project Applicant
JM Development, Inc.
Present Land Use
Office and quarry, vacant, grazing/ CR, Ag., Rural Lands, GSA, SRA (County)/ New Specific Plan Area 3 (City General Plan)

Document Description
The Project involves the adoption of the Draft Froom Ranch Specific Plan (FSRP), including an amendment to the City's General Plan, prezoning, annexation the City, and related actions to allow for a mix of residential uses (39.1 acres) , commercial uses (3.1 acres), and open space/ park uses (61.9 acres). In the northern portion of the Specific Plan area, the Project would result in construction of up to 174 multi-family units surrounded by mixed commercial uses and a public park. Mixed commercial uses would include a potential 70,000-sf hotel and 30,000 sf of retail commercial. The southern portion would provide up to 404 units of senior housing in a gated Life Plan Community with assisted living and health care facilities.

Contact Information
Shawna Scott
City of San Luis Obispo
919 Palm Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone : (805) 781-7176


35°14'58.2"N 120°41'9.65"W
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Los Osos Valley Road/Calle Joaquin
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
San Luis Obispo Regional
Elm, Middle, and High
Froom Creek, San Luis Obispo Creek, Prefumo Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (578 Units, 39.1 Acres) Commercial (100,000 Sq. Ft., 3.1 Acres) Recreational (61.9 acres open space/public park)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Prezone Subdivision Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Housing and Community Development California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Highway Patrol Department of Toxic Substances Control California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4


Environmental Document
Appendix A-Initial Study   PDF 265 K Appendix B-Notice of Preparation and Comment Letters   PDF 5009 K Appendix C-Froom Ranch Specific Plan   PDF 21939 K Appendix D-Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas   PDF 4150 K Appendix E-Biological Resources   PDF 113224 K Appendix F-Historic and Cultural Resources Studies   PDF 68648 K Appendix G-Geologic Resources Studies   PDF 52980 K Appendix H-Hydrologic Resources Studies   PDF 57223 K Appendix I-Acoustics Assessment   PDF 2102 K Appendix J-Multimodal Transportation Impact Analysis Report   PDF 39511 K Appendix K-Water Supply Assessment   PDF 30176 K Appendix L-Agricultural Resources   PDF 244 K Froom_Ranch_DEIR-PRINT_VERSION   PDF 127773 K SCH-SummaryForm_FroomRanch_Nov2019   PDF 604 K
NOC   PDF 893 K
State Comments
2017071033_CDFW_FroomRanchSpecificPlanDEIR   PDF 3273 K 2017071033_CHP   PDF 952 K 2017071033_DTSC_Froom Ranch Specific Plan   PDF 1669 K

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