Mariners Cove


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Mariners Cove
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
See attached NOP / Project Description

Document Description
A VESTING TENTATIVE MAP; EASEMENT VACATION (water and drainage facilities); SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT; and a COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT to demolish redevelop 500 multi-family residential units and subsequent construction of 772 multi-family residential units with subterranean parking, onsite amenities and open space. More specifically, the project would include a variety of housing units, ranging from studio apartments to 1- , 2- and 3-bedroom units, as well as townhomes, which would be made available for rent, of which 300 would be included as affordable units. The project would include indoor and outdoor residential amenity/recreational facilities (comprised of a café, fitness center, pool, bike paths, passive outdoor recreational spaces, and dog parks,) and provide internal pedestrian pathways linking the residential buildings to these facilities. The project would also construct various site improvements, including internal infrastructure improvements, comprising hardscape, landscaping, utilities, and internal roadways, which would connect with existing public infrastructure adjacent to the project site. The approximate 31-acre project site is located 4392 West Point Loma Boulevard. The General Plan designates the site Multifamily Residential, whereas the Ocean Beach Community Plan designates the site Medium Density Residential (15-29 units per acre) and zoned RM-2-4 (Residential-Multiple: 1 dwelling unit for each 1,750 square feet of lot area). Additionally, the site is within the Sensitive Coastal Overlay Zone, Coastal Height Limit Overlay Zone, Coastal Overlay Zone (Non-appealable Area – 2 and Deferred Certification), Airport Influence Area (San Diego International Airport (SDIA)), Airport Land Use Compatibility Noise Contours (SDIA), Airport Approach Overlay Zone (SDIA), Airports Safety Zones (SDIA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) part 77 Noticing Area (SDIA and North Island Naval Air Station (NINAS)), Parking Impact Overlay Zone, Transit Priority Area, and Fire Hazard Sensitivity Zone (Very High). (LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Parcel 2 of Parcel Map No. 12389, In the City of San Diego, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, October 22, 1982, as File No. 82-325813.)

Contact Information
Elizabeth Shearer-Nguyen
City of San Diego
Lead/Public Agency
1222 1st Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone : (619) 446-5369

Project Applicant


32°45'48.43"N 117°22'45.66"W
San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
West Point Loma Boulevard and Nimitz Boulevard
Total Acres
State Highways
San Diego International Airport
Point Loma High School / Loma Portal ES, Correia MS
Famosa Slough, Pacific Ocean, Mission Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Local Action
Vesting, Tentative Map Site, Development Permit, Coastal Development Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Public Services Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Energy, Health and Safety, Paleontological Resources, Tribal Cultural Resouces Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (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, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) 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 California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document
Notice of Preparation & Scoping Meeting   PDF 4124 K
Notice of Completion   PDF 417 K
State Comments
2021010224_NAHC Comment   PDF 264 K

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