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


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 Preperation

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

(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
Redevelopment Subdivision
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 11 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 9 Resources Agency


Environmental Document
NOP   PDF 2401 K
letter   PDF 837 K NOC   PDF 1148 K
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