Scripps Mercy Hospital Campus

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Scripps Mercy Hospital Campus
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Community Commercial and Institutional
Document Description
The project includes an amendment to Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 304755 and an amendment to Site Development Permit (SDP) No. 531932, to deviate from the height requirements in the Community Plan Implementation Overlay Zone-A (CPIOZ-A) of the Uptown Community Plan; a Neighborhood Use Permit (NUP) for a Comprehensive Sign Plan; a Tentative Map (TM) to adjust property lines, a Planned Development Permit (PDP) to deviate from underlying zoning for height and floor area ratio (FAR); Public Utility Easement Vacations, and Public Street Vacation, in order to allow the project demolition and construction on the Scripps Mercy Hospital Campus site. Project demolition would include: • Facility Building, • Generator Building and Cooling Tower, • Behavioral Health Clinic, • Hospital Building, • 550 Washington Building, • 550 Washington Parking Structure, • Mercy Manor, • Parking Lot 4.1, and • Emergency Department. Project construction would include: • Hospital I [16 stories, approximately 630,000 square feet (SF)], • Hospital II (16 stories, approximately 380,000 SF, • Hospital Support Building (three stories with three levels of parking underground, approximately 65,000 SF), • Medical Office Building I (six stories with one basement level, approximately 155,000 SF), • Medical Office Building II (nine stories with five levels of below ground parking, approximately 300,000 SF), • Central Energy Plant Expansion, and • Two Utility Yards. Page 3 of 3 The Cancer Center and associated parking structure, currently under construction, would remain, as well as the College Building, Mercy Gardens, the Chapel, Central Energy Plant, and Parking Lot 12. The 21.07-acre site is designated for Community Commercial and institutional use, and zoned for Community Commercial (CC-3-8, CC-3-9), Residential-Multiple Unit (RM-3-9), and Open Space (OC-1-1, OR-1-1). The project is located in an Airport Influence Area (San Diego International Airport); FAA Part 77 Review Area; Parking Standards Transit Priority Area; Transit Area Overlay Zone; and Transit Priority Area within the CPIOZ-A of the Uptown Community Plan

Contact Information

Jamie Kennedy
Agency Name
Jamie Kennedy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Washington Blvd, 5th Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
2.750701478647905, -117.16004218494514
State Highways
SR 163, I-8
San Diego
Florence Elementary
San Diego River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 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 Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California San Diego River Conservancy (SDRC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (1,530,000sf/21.07 acre Hospital campus)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Land Use/Planning, Noise, GHG


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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