Porcupine Creek Retreat Specific Plan

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rancho Mirage
Document Title
Porcupine Creek Retreat Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Private Estate
Document Description
Initial Study / Notice of Preparation The Porcupine Creek Retreat Specific Plan project (“project”) is proposing to develop a retreat within the boundaries of the 191-acre Porcupine Creek private estate, in the City of Rancho Mirage. The project proposes to reposition Porcupine Creek as an exclusive destination with a total of up to 50 studio, single-bedroom, and multi-bedroom units (“keys”). Proposed upgrades would incorporate a modified main house, a new restaurant, dining deck, upgraded spa complex, additional retreat related facilities, and a rerouted 18-hole golf course. The rerouting of the 18-hole golf course intends to remain on the existing fairways with some minor adjustments, all located within estate grounds and bounded by the existing roadways and cart paths. These additions could expand the total building area on the estate from approximately 66,500 square feet to approximately 250,000 square feet. The retreat will provide an all-inclusive experience that encourages guests to remain on property during their visit. Consistent with existing practices, the proposed, upgraded dining, golf, and spa facilities will be available to guests only”.

Contact Information

Majna Dukic
Agency Name
City of Rancho Mirage
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Porcupine Properties, LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Rancho Mirage
Southern California
Cross Streets
Highway 111 and Dunes View Road
Total Acres
191 acres
Parcel #
684-270-033, 036, 043, 044
State Highways
Highyway 111
Palm Springs Unified School
Whitewater River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy (CVMC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Wildfire


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