Palomar Heights (SUB 18-0011, ENV 18-0009, PHG 18-0049)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Escondido, City of (City of Escondido)
Document Title
Palomar Heights (SUB 18-0011, ENV 18-0009, PHG 18-0049)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
The Palomar Heights Project Owner, LLC
Present Land Use
Former hospital campus/Zone: Specific Plan {Downtown Specific Plan)/General Plan: Specific Plan Area

Document Description
The proposed project {Project) consists of a Specific Plan Amendment to the Downtown Specific Plan, Tentative Map, Planned Development {Master and Precise Development Plan), and Development Agreement for the redevelopment of a former hospital campus into a mixed-use residential and commercial development. The Project would include 510 multi-family residential units and up to 12,000 square feet of commercial space. Street improvements and residential amendities are proposed as part of the project. More-detailed information is provided in the attached Notice of Preparation and on the City of Escondido's project webpage at

Contact Information
Adam Finestone
City of Escondido
201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone : (760) 839-6203


San Diego
Cross Streets
Valley Blvd, E. Valley Pkwy, and E. Grand Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
229-450-05-00, 229-450-06-00, 230-163-05-00, 230-163-03-00 I 230-162-02-00, 230-163-01-00, 229-4
State Highways
1-15 and SR 78
Other Location Info
229-442-01-00, 229-442-02-00, 229-442-03-00, 229-442-04-00, 229-442-18-00, 230-163-04-00

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (510 Units, 13.8 Acres) Commercial (12,000 Sq. Ft., 13.8 Acres) Other (Mixed-use project; Residential and commercial components compris)
Local Action
Subdivision Redevelopment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs 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 Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 11 Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document
NOP   PDF 2401 K
letter   PDF 837 K NOC   PDF 1148 K
State Comments
2019059013 CalTrans D11   PDF 440 K 2019059013_DTSC Palomar Heights_Notice of Preparation For Draft EIR_06   PDF 1047 K

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