Gran Vista Specific Plan

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Marcos
Document Title
Gran Vista Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Commercial (C)
Document Description
Request for a Specific Plan, Multi-Family Site Development Plan, and Tentative Subdivision Map for a 120-unit residential condominium development on 7.6 acres. Project includes a General Plan Amendment and Rezone to change the land use and zone of the property from Commercial (C) to Specific Plan Area (SPA). The project site is bounded by Las Posas Road and Mission Road to the east and south, respectively, and an existing CVS store is located to the south and a single-family residential subdivision to the west. Nearby land uses in the vicinity of the project site include industrial and commercial uses to the south and west, the Santa Fe Hills residential community to the north, and single-family residential and Palomar College to the east. The project consists of 120 townhomes consisting of 2 and 3-bedroom units. The project includes approximately 148,297 square feet of recreation area on-site and approximately 144 square feet of private open space per unit. Amenities on site include tot lots and exercise equipment, bbq and seating areas, dog park, and community garden. The project would use existing driveway entries on Las Posas Road and Mission Road that currently provide access to the adjacent CVS store.

Contact Information

Norm Pedersen
Agency Name
City of San Marcos
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Marcos
San Diego
Cross Streets
Las Posas Road and Mission Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
219-121-15-00 and 219-121-16-00
State Highways
San Marcos Middle School, Palomar College
Lake San Marcos
12 S
3 W

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), 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 Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, 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, District 14, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 120, Acres 7.6)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Site Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, 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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