3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
CC-3-9 (Commercial—Community); RM-4-10 (Residential—Multiple Unit); OP-1-1 (Open Space—Park); OC-1-1 (Open Space – Conservation)
Document Description
A request for the RESCISSION OF THE LEVI-CUSHMAN SPECIFIC PLAN, MISSION VALLEY COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT, GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT to remove the Community Plan Implementation Overlay Zone (CPIOZ) from the site, ADOPTION of the RIVERWALK SPECIFIC PLAN, REZONE from OP-1-1 to CC-3-9 and CC-3-9 to OP-1-1, VESTING TENTATIVE MAP, various PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY EASEMENT VACATIONS, PARK GENERAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN, FINANCING DISTRICT FORMATION, PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENTS, DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT, and a CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (CUP) to amend CUP No. 94-0563 to adopt the Riverwalk Specific Plan to establish goals, policies, development standards and architectural guidelines for a transit-oriented development (TOD) with a range of land uses, comprised of four districts. Land uses within the Specific Plan would include parks and open space, multi-family residential, commercial retail, and office and non-retail commercial. Buildout of Riverwalk Specific Plan would provide approximately 97 acres of parks, open space, and trails; 4,300 residential units; 152,000 square feet of commercial retail space; and 1,000,000 square feet of office and non-retail commercial use. The Riverwalk Specific Plan area is divided into four planning districts: North District, Central District, South District, and Park District. The approximate 195-acre 27-hole Riverwalk Golf Course is located at 1150 Fashion Valley Road. The General Plan designates the project site as Commercial Employment, Retail, and Services, in the northeastern and central portions of the site; Multiple Use, in the northern and southern portions of the site; Residential, in the western portion of the site; and Park, Open Space, and Recreation, in the central portion of the site. The Mission Valley Community Plan designates the project site as Residential (High Density) in the northeastern and northwestern portions of the site; Office and Visitor Commercial in the northcentral, northeastern, and southeastern portions of the site; and Potential Park/Open Space in the central portion of the site. The Levi-Cushman Specific Plan identifies the project site for a mix of residential, retail, office, hotel, and recreational uses. Zoning on the site are CC-3-9 (Commercial—Community) in the central, northeastern, and southeastern portions of the site; RM-4-10 (Residential—Multiple Unit) in the northwestern and northeastern portions of the site; OP-1-1 (Open Space—Park) in the central portion of the site, and OC-1-1 (Open Space – Conservation) in the central portion of the site. Additionally, the site is located within a Community Plan Implementation Overlay Zone (CPIOZ-A), the Airport Land Use Compatibility Overlay Zone for Montgomery Field, the Airport Influence Area (AIA) for San Diego International Airport (SDIA) and Montgomery Field (Review Area 2), the Federal Aviation Administration Part 77 Notification Area for the SDIA and Montgomery Field, Transit Area Overlay Zone, and Transit Priority Area. (Parcel 1: APN: 437-240-03, 437-240-26, 437-240-27; Parcel 2: 437-240-28, 437-240-29; Parcel 3: 436-611-06, 436-611-29, 436-611-30, 436-650-14). The site is not included on any Government Code listing of hazardous waste sites.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Shearer-Nguyen
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Mission Valley, San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Hotel Circle North / Fashion Valley Road/Friars Road
Total Acres
approx. 195 acre
State Highways
San Diego Trolley
Montgomery Field/SDIA
San Diego River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California San Diego River Conservancy (SDRC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 4,300), Office (office and non-retail commercial)(Sq. Ft. 1,000,000), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 152,000)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, See NOC
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife


Environmental Document

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