Sapphire Hotel and Event Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Murrieta, City of (City of Murrieta)
Document Title
Sapphire Hotel and Event Center
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Murrieta Development II, LLC
Present Land Use
Office (O)/Office (O)

Document Description
The project consists of a commercial development project located in the northern portion of the City of Murrieta and would develop approximately 7-acres from the 15. 78-acre site. The project proposes to subdivide the parcel into 3 lots with a remainder lot left vacant for future development. Lots 2 and 3 will include the Event Center, Hotel, and required parking, landscaping and utilities. Lot 1 will include infrastructure and utility improvements to serve the current project but will otherwise remain vacant for future development to be determined. The remainder lot is approximately 7.8-acres and will be located at the southwest corner of the site post subdivision. Approximately 0.6-acres of the remainder lot will be dedicated for road improvements to portions of McElwain Road and Linnel Lane. The project site land use designation is "Office," and the site is zoned "Office." The project shall be developed in accordance with the existing land use and zoning designations, but a Conditional Use Permit will be required pursuant to Title 16, Section 16.10.010 of the Murrieta Municipal Code, Development Code.

Contact Information
Aaron Rintamaki
City of Murieta
1 Town Square
Murrieta, CA 92562

Phone : (951) 461-6079


33°36'20.31"N 117°10'28.81"W
Cross Streets
McElwain Road and Linnel Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (95,185 Sq. Ft., 6.89 Acres) Other (Undeveloped)
Local Action
Site Plan Use Permit Subdivision
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Utilities, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water


Environmental Document
Appendix A - Air Quality Energy, & Green House Gas Report   PDF 5083 K Appendix B - MSHCP Compliance Analysis   PDF 9837 K Appendix C - MSHCP Burrowing Owl Report   PDF 8803 K Appendix D - DBESP   PDF 12378 K Appendix E - Jurisdictional Delineation   PDF 2205 K Appendix F - Oak Tree Study   PDF 5293 K Appendix G - MSHCP Sensitive Plant Report   PDF 8305 K Appendix H - Phase II Cultural Resource Study   PDF 148803 K Appendix I - Preliminary Geotechnical Report   PDF 8737 K Appendix J - Preliminary Drainage Study   PDF 48101 K Appendix K - WQMP   PDF 34541 K Appendix L - Noise Report   PDF 5631 K Appendix M - Traffic Study   PDF 4824 K Appendix N - Traffic Appendices   PDF 7307 K Draft Sapphire Mitigate Negative Declaration_clean_10   PDF 1534 K NOI   PDF 1315 K Summary Form   PDF 94 K
NOC   PDF 868 K

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