Nichols Ranch Specific Plan

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake Elsinore, City of (City of Lake Elsinore)
Document Title
Nichols Ranch Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Land Use: Mining, Undeveloped; Zoning: Specific Plan, Commercial Mixed Use; Generla Plan: Specific Plan, General Commercial

Document Description
The project proposes applications for a General Plan Amendment (GPA No. 2018-01), Specific Plan (SP No. 2018-01), an Amendment to the Alberhill Ranch Specific Plan (SPA No. 2017-03), a Tentative Parcel Map (TPM No. 37465), Tentative Tract Map (TTM No. 37305), and a Change of Zone (ZC No. 2018-01). The project seeks to establish the Nichols Ranch Specific Plan over the 72.5 acre property, which proposes 168-single family dwelling units on an approx. 31.1 acres; 14.5 acres of commercial retail accommodating a 130-room hotel, 20,900 sq. ft. (s.f.) of restaurant use, 4,400 s.f. of commercial retail uses, an 8,000 s.f. health and fitness club, and a gas station with 16 fueling stations; recreational open space on 8.3 acres; drainage basins on 5.5 acres; 1.3 ac res of open space; 6.5 acres of floodway; and 5.3 acres for backbone on-site roadways.

Contact Information
Justin Kirk
City of Lake Elsinore
130 S. Main Street
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

Phone : 951-674-3124 x284


32°42'27"N 117°21'1"W
Lake Elsinore
Cross Streets
Southeast corner of I-15 at Nichols Road
Total Acres
State Highways
I-15, SR-74
Stovepipe Creek, Lake Elsinore

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (168 Units, 31.1 Acres) Commercial (14.5 Acres, 319 Employees) Recreational (8.3 acres) Other (Drainage Basins: 5.5 acres; Open Space: 1.3 acres)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Subdivision
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Education California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 California State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 20

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