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
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
Lead/Public Agency
201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone : (760) 839-6203

The Palomar Heights Project Owner, LLC
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 510, Acres 13.8) Commercial (Sq. Ft. 12,000, Acres 13.8) Other (Mixed-use project; Residential and commercial components compris)
Local Action
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


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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