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

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Escondido
Document Title
Palomar Heights (SUB 18-0011, ENV 18-0009, PHG 18-0049)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
City of Escondido
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
The Palomar Heights Project Owner, LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 510, Acres 13.8), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 12,000, Acres 13.8), Other (Mixed-use project; Residential and commercial components compris)
Local Actions
Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Redevelopment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document

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