Science Village

15 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Science Village
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
A COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT to transfer development intensity rights (3,744 average daily trips or "ADT") from University Community Plan Area Subarea 37 (City Ownership) to newly created Subareas 102 and Subarea 1 O; REZONE to change the zoning from RS-1-14 (Residential--Single-Family Unit) to EMX-2 (Employment Mixed-Use); a GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, as the University Community Plan is a component of the City's General Plan Land Use and Community Planning Element; a SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT to remove the project site from the Nexus Technology Centre Specific Plan; and a PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PERMIT for the demolition of three existing scientific research buildings totaling approximately 138,400 square feet; and the construction of two, four-story scientific research and development (R&D) buildings totaling approximately 369,878 square feet with associated accessory uses. The project would consist of approximately 310,416 square feet of R&D uses and 59,462 feet of accessory/amenity space. Additionally, three levels of subterranean parking with approximately 938 parking spaces are proposed. The approximately 3.97-acre site is located on three parcels which include 9363, 9373, and 9393 Towne Centre Drive. The site is designated as Industrial Employment per the General Plan and designated Scientific Research and zoned RS-1-14 in the University Community Plan. Additionally, the site is within the Airport Land Use Compatibility Overlay Zone (Marine Corps Air Station [MCAS] Miramar); the Airport Influence Area (MCAS Miramar-Review Area 1 ); the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) • Part 77 Noticing Area; Airport Noise Contours (MCAS Mlramar-60-65 Community Noise Equivalent Level [CNEL]); the Community Plan Implementation Overlay Zone type A (CPI OZ-A); the Parking Impact Overlay Zone (Campus); the Parking Standards Transit Priority Area; Prime Industrial Lands; and the Transit Priority Area. (LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 4 & 5 of Map No. 11876.)

Contact Information

Morgan Dresser
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Citywide, Countywide
Other Information
A Community Plan Amendment

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of San Diego
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
San Diego
Final Environmental Document Available at
Development Services Department, 1222 First Avenue MS-501, San Diego, CA 92101


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print