2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego, City of (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
City of San Diego
1222 1st Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone : (619) 446-5369


32°45'49.9"N 117°10'45.4"W
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (4,300 Units) Office (office and non-retail commercial)(1,000,000 Sq. Ft.) Commercial (152,000 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone See NOC
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Noise Public Services Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
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, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 California San Diego River Conservancy California State Lands Commission 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 California Department of Transportation, District 11


Environmental Document
2020-05   PDF 182980 K Appendix A - Notice of Preparation and Letters of Comment   PDF 10697 K Appendix AA - MTS letter for Levi Cushman Specific Plan Recission   PDF 78 K Appendix B - Transcript of Public Scoping Meeting   PDF 79 K Appendix BB - Interpretive Signage for Tribal Cultural Resources for the Riverwalk Development Project   PDF 102 K Appendix C1 - CAP Conformance Evaluation   PDF 156 K Appendix C2 - CAP Consistency Checklist   PDF 625 K Appendix CC - Draft Riverwalk Specific Plan   PDF 412447 K Appendix D - Transportation Impact Analysis   PDF 29904 K Appendix DD - Draft Amendment to the Mission Valley Community Plan   PDF 8143 K Appendix E - Biological Technical Report   PDF 28223 K Appendix F - Air Quality Report   PDF 4026 K Appendix G - Cultural Resources Inventory Report   PDF 5788 K Appendix H - Addendum to Class III Cultural Resource Inventory   PDF 359 K Appendix I - Historic Resources Technical Report   PDF 42355 K Appendix J - LettersResponses to Service Providers   PDF 2186 K Appendix K - Noise Study   PDF 10778 K Appendix L - Moblility Assessment   PDF 64985 K Appendix M - Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation   PDF 69945 K Appendix N - Drainage Report   PDF 17143 K Appendix O - Storm Water Quality Management Plan   PDF 45029 K Appendix P - Water Supply Assessment   PDF 922 K Appendix Q - Waste Management Plan   PDF 9041 K Appendix R - Water Study   PDF 10728 K Appendix S - Sewer Study   PDF 12790 K Appendix T - Phase I Environmental Site Assessment   PDF 35466 K Appendix U - Subsurface Assessment   PDF 8497 K Appendix V - Envirofacts Search   PDF 401 K Appendix W - Riverwalk Wetland Restoration Plan   PDF 6406 K Appendix X - Riverwalk Archaeological Research & Data Recovery Program   PDF 771 K Appendix Y - FAA Determination of No Hazard Letters   PDF 6185 K Appendix Z - SDCRAA Airport Land Use Commission Determination   PDF 88 K Summary Submittal Form_2018041028_Riverwalk 581984   PDF 436 K
Notice of Completion_2018041028_Riverwalk 581984   PDF 484 K
State Comments
2018041028_ CDFW Comment   PDF 663 K 2018041028_Caltrans Comment   PDF 325 K

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