4620 Pacific Highway (a.k.a Viewpoint Old Town)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
4620 Pacific Highway (a.k.a Viewpoint Old Town)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
A NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT PERMIT (NDP) AND EASEMENT VACATION (EV) for partial demolition of the west and south walls of the existing Perry's Cafe building, which would allow for construction of a seven-story above grade building with mezzanine. The structure would be comprised of five stories of residential units in addition to a top-floor mezzanine level, situated over two stories of above grade podium parking, and one level of below grade parking. The project would construct a residential development of approximately 239,887- square-feet (SF) in gross floor area with 223 multi-family dwelling units, amenity space, a mezzanine, outdoor space, and 98,341 SF of parking garage space. The parking garage would include spaces for motorcycle parking, EV capable stalls, van spaces, and accessible parking in addition to utility and storage space. The project would increase the overall allowable density from 73 dwelling units per acre to 128 dwelling units per acre in accordance with the City's Affordable Housing Regulations. The project would include 223 dwelling units (including 33 affordable units for very low-income and moderate-income households). The project includes density bonus incentives and/or waivers pertaining to building height, the maximum number of stories in OTMCR-1-3 base zone, the maximum structure footprint allowed in the OTMCR-1-3 base zone, the 20 percent minimum transparency of the street wall area, the required 20 percent common open space, and the encroachments above the public right-of-way with private residential balconies. The 1.75-acre project site is located at 4620 Pacific Highway. The Old Town Community Plan designates the site as Mixed Commercial Residential, the site is zoned OTMCR1-3, and is designated Multiple Use in the General Plan. The project site is also within Residential Tandem Parking Overlay Zone, Transit Area Overlay Zone, Parking Standards Transit Priority Area/Transit Priority Area, Airport Influence Area (San Diego International Airport (SDIA) and Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, Review Area 2), Airport Land Use Compatibility Overlay Zone, and the Federal Aviation Administration Part 77 Notification (SDIA and NAS North Island) Area. (LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Refer to Title Sheet of the Civil Plans; APN 442-740-03-00, 442-740-06-00, and 442-740-07-00).

Contact Information

Liz Shearer-Nguyen
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Job Title
Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Citywide, Countywide
Other Information
A Neighborhood Development Permit and Easement Vacation

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of San Diego
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
San Diego
Final Environmental Document Available at
Development Services Department, 1222 First Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes (An Addendum to Environmental Impact Report)
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


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