Dana Reserve Specific Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
Dana Reserve Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Use: undeveloped/grazing Designation: Residential Rural (RR)
Document Description
The proposed project includes a request for a Specific Plan, Conditional Use Permit for Oak Tree Removal and Grading/Impervious Surfaces, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 3159, Development Agreement, annexation into the Nipomo Community Services District service area, and County-initiated General Plan Amendment to allow for the phased development of the Dana Reserve Specific Plan Area. The DRSP is a primarily residential project with a majority of the area designated for residential uses, which would accommodate up to 1,289 single- and multi-family units. The DRSP would allow for the future phased development of residential uses, village and flex commercial uses (including a hotel, educational/training facilities, and retail/light industrial uses), open space, trails, and a public neighborhood park within the approximately 288-acre Specific Plan Area.

Contact Information

Jennifer Guetschow
Agency Name
County of San Luis Obispo
Job Title
Supervising Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Emily Creel
Agency Name
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Job Title
Planning Team Lead
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Nick Tompkins
Agency Name
Dana Reserve, LLC / NKT Development, LLC
Job Title
Project Applicant
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Luis Obispo
Southern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Willow Road and Hetrick Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
091-301-030, -031, -073
State Highways
US 101
Nipomo High School, Lange Elementary
Nipomo Creek
7 1218

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 Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (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 Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 6, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 1289, Acres 183), Commercial (Sq. Ft. = max. potential floor area; employees based on max sf)(Sq. Ft. 203000, Acres 22.3, Employees 273), Recreational (60.8 acres of park/recreation, open space, trails, and basins), Transportation:Local Road (21.9 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation, Development Agreement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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