COTTONWOOD SAND MINING PROJECT

Summary

SCH Number
2019100513
Lead Agency
San Diego County
Document Title
COTTONWOOD SAND MINING PROJECT
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Present Land Use
Cottonwood Golf Course / S80 (Open Space), S88 (Specific Plan), and S90 (Holding Area) / Open Space (Recreation)

Document Description
The project seeks approval of a Major Use Permit (MUP) and Reclamation Plan to conduct a sand mining operation on 251 acres of an approximately 280-acre property that has been and is currently known as the Cottonwood Golf Club. Sand mining would occur on approximately 214 of the 251 acres. Approximately 4.8 million cubic yards (CY) (7.05 million tons) of material would be extracted and processed, with approximately 3.8 million CY (5.7 million tons) of marketable aggregate produced for sale over a 10-year period. Extraction operations would be limited to a maximum production of 380,000 CY (570,000 tons) of construction grade aggregate per calendar year.

Contact Information
Robert Hingtgen
COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
5510 Overland Ave., Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (858) 694-3712

Location

Coordinates
32°44'42"N 116°54'48"W
Cities
San Diego Valley de Oro Community Plan/ Rancho San Diego
Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
Willow Glen Drive and Steele Canyon Road
Zip
92019
Total Acres
251
Parcel #
22 APNs including 518-012-14 and 518-030-21
State Highways
SR-54, SR-94
Waterways
Sweetwater River
Township
16S
Range
1E
Section
30
Base
SanBernd
Other Location Info
Schools: Jamacha, Vista Grande, Rancho San Diego, and Fuerte Elementary Schools, Hillsdale Middle School, Valhalla and Steele Canyon High Schools

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (Sand/Gravel: 5.7 million tons)(Sand/Gravel Mineral)
Local Action
Use Permit Reclamation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Toxic Substances Control California Native American Heritage Commission

Attachments

Environmental Document
Letter   PDF 169 K MUP-18-023-DetailedLocationMap   PDF 1321 K MUP-18-023-InitialStudy--forNOP   PDF 368 K MUP-18-023-NOP   PDF 62 K MUP-18-023-PlotPlanAndReclamationPlan   PDF 11195 K MUP-18-023-RegionalLocationMap   PDF 11442 K
NOC
MUP-18-023-NoticeOfCompletion   PDF 1112 K
State Comments
2019100513_NAHC_NOP Cottonwood Sand Mining Project 11   PDF 239 K

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