South Campus Specific Plan and Village West Drive Extension Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
March Joint Powers Authority
Document Title
South Campus Specific Plan and Village West Drive Extension Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
Meridian Park South, LLC
Present Land Use
South Campus Specific Plan (including Office, Commercial, Mixed Use, Business Park, Industrial, and Park/Open Space)

Document Description
The proposed Project involves an amendment to the South Campus Specific Plan, originally approved in 2003. The proposed Project includes Plot Plan approvals for the following components of the South Campus buildout: development of a Commercial Parcel; construction of 800,000 square-foot Building D; construction of a 6.2-acre Dog Park and Paseo; construction of Caroline Way; and the addition of Village West Drive Extension. In addition, the EIR will analyze up to 700,000 square feet of high-cube cold storage warehousing, request a revision to the definition of "Business Enterprise" in the Specific Plan, and include a definition for "Grocery Store" in the Specific Plan. The following discretionary approvals would be required: 1) General Plan Amendment: GP 20-01 ; 2) Specific Plan Amendment (SP-1 , Amendment 8): SP 20-01 ; 3) Plot Plan: PP 20-03 for 45,000 square feet Grocery Store and two shop buildings and Village West Drive extension; 4) Plot Plan: PP 20-04 Building D within the South Campus and Caroline Way; 5) Plot Plan: PP 20-05 South Campus Dog Park and Paseo; 5) Conditional Use Permit: CUP 20-02 for Alcohol sales at 45,000 square foot Grocery Store; 6) Tentative Parcel Map: TPM 20-02 South Campus.

Contact Information
Lauren Sotelo
March Joint Powers Authority
14205 Meridian Parkway, Suite 140
Riverside, CA 92518

Phone : (951) 656-7000


33°52'54"N 117°18'9"W
Cross Streets
Van Buren Boulevard and Village West Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Interstate 215
Metrolink's 91/Perris Valley
March Air Reserve Base
Tomas Rivera Elem., Amelia Earhart Middle
Heacock Channel , Perris Valley Storm Drain Channel
27; 28

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (4.6 Acres) Commercial (45,000 Sq. Ft., 23.5 Acres) Industrial (800,000 Sq. Ft., 200.3 Acres) Recreational (Open Space: 140.3 acres) Other (0.9 acres of Public Facilities)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Site Plan Use Permit Redevelopment
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 Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Native American Heritage Commission


Environmental Document
05182020_SoCampus_Specific_Plan_Village_West_Dr_Ext_Initial_Study   PDF 18624 K Signed NOP 05-07-2020   PDF 2523 K
NOC   PDF 999 K
State Comments
2020059028_NAHC Comment   PDF 362 K

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