DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE DESERT RETREAT SPECIFIC PLAN PROJECT

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022070300
Lead Agency
City of Indio
Document Title
DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE DESERT RETREAT SPECIFIC PLAN PROJECT
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
SN (Suburban Neighborhood), RL (Residential Low) and Village Core
Document Description
The applicant is proposing the Desert Retreat Specific Plan Project to implement the City of Indio General Plan by regulating development of an age-restricted residential community for residents aged 55 and above containing up to 1,500 homes on an approximate 377-acre site. The objectives of the Specific Plan document include ensuring quality development consistent with the goals, objectives, and policies of the City of Indio General Plan; designing a high-quality, master-planned active adult residential community; planning a community that is compatible and connected with the surrounding residential communities and recreational amenities; and helping meet the City of Indio's need for additional housing.

Contact Information

Name
Kevin Snyder, AICP
Agency Name
City of Indio
Job Title
AICP, Community Development Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Indio
Counties
Riverside
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
38th Avenue on the north, Jefferson Street on the west, 40th Avenue on the south, and Madison St
Zip
92201
Total Acres
377
Parcel #
691-110-002, 003, 004, 008, 011, 014, 021, 023, and 025
State Highways
I-10
Railways
NA
Airports
Bermuda Dunes Airport
Schools
Shadow Hills High School
Waterways
NA
Township
Indio

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 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 8 (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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 20, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 1500, Acres 377)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

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

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