Wildomar Meadows Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Wildomar
Document Title
Wildomar Meadows Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
EDR, VLDR, LDR, MDR, OS-R, RM; Zoning: R-T, R-5
Document Description
The 792-acre site is located adjacent to the easterly edge of The Farm Community and south of Bundy Canyon Road at the terminus of Sunset Avenue. The Specific Plan Amendment represents Amendment #5 to the Farm Specific Plan No. 116 to develop the project site with up to 1,504 single-family and multi-family homes on approximately 362 acres (remainder of project will be preserved in space), 14 acres of community parks, a 5-acre private recreation center, 26 acres of paseos/active open space, 149 acres of open space conservation habitat, 25 acres of detention and water quality basins, and 17 acres of roadways. The proposed project would modify the land uses, residential densities, and configuration of Planning Areas 11-16 in the southeastern portion of the approved Specific Plan Area. The proposed project would increase the total acreage from 1,509 acres to 1,589 acres, by adding 80 acres to the Specific Plan (SP No. 116) boundary along the western edge of Planning Area 13. The City of Wildomar city limits form the northern and eastern boundaries of the Wildomar Meadows site (project site). The proposed project would also realign Cottonwood Canyon Road. The following would be required: 1) General Plan Amendment (GPA 2023-02) – Approval of a General Plan Amendment as follows: a) remove the existing Estate Density Residential (EDR-RC), Very Low Density Residential (VLDR) and Low Density Residential (LDR) land use designations within the Wildomar Meadows specific plan project area; b) add the Medium High Density Residential (MHDR), High Density Residential (HDR), Commercial Retail (CR), Open Space Conservation Habitat (OS-CH), Open Space Recreation (OS-R), and Open Space Water and Public Facility (OS-W); land use designations to the Wildomar Meadows specific plan project area; c) reorganize the location and acreages for the existing Medium Density Residential (MDR) land use designation in the Wildomar Meadows specific plan project area; d) incorporate an 80-acre parcel (APN: 362-130-002) into the boundaries of the Wildomar Meadows specific plan project area; and 5) change the existing land use designations within the new 80-acre parcel (APN: 362-130-002) from Medium Density Residential (MDR) and Rural-Mountainous (RM) to Medium Density Residential (MDR) and Open Space Conservation Habitat (OS-CH) as illustrated in the proposed land use plan (Exhibit 1); 2) Change of Zone (CZ) No. 21-0025 – Approval of a zone change as follows: a) to remove the existing R-T (Mobile Subdivision/Mobilehome Park) and R-5 (Open Area Combine Zone, Residential Development) zoning designations within the Wildomar Meadows specific plan project area; and b) establish the Specific Plan (SP) zoning designation for the entire Wildomar Meadows specific plan project area to accommodate ethe proposed development; 3) Specific Plan Amendment No. 21-0025 (SP 116, Amendment #5) – Approval of an amendment to the Farm Specific Plan No. 116 to establish the 792.2-acre Wildomar Meadows Specific Plan project that includes the following: a) adding an 80-acre site (APN: 362-130-002) into the specific plan project area; and b) establish project specific land uses, site development standards and design guidelines (including architectural and landscape design guidelines) to accommodate the future development of 1,504 single-family and multi-family units, including commercial/retail development opportunities and a variety of public and private parks/recreational amenities and open space/trails/conservation opportunities; 4) Tentative Tract Map and Tentative Parcel Map – The project will require approval of a Master Tentative Parcel Map to subdivide the 792.2-acre project site into 25 large parcels to accommodate future subdivision into smaller lots via the Tentative Tract Map process for ultimate build-out of the Wildomar Meadows Specific Plan project; 5) Development Agreement – A Development Agreement may be proposed in accordance with State Law with development provisions to be negotiated during the specific plan process.

Contact Information

Matthew Bassi
Agency Name
City of Wildomar
Job Title
Planning Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Cross Streets
Easterly edge of The Farm Community & south of Bundy Canyon at terminus of Sunset Ave.
Total Acres
Parcel #
362-130-002, -022, -031, -032, -033, -034
State Highways
Donald Graham Elementary School

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 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 Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (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 20, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 1504, Acres 792), Commercial (Shopping)(Sq. Ft. 110000, Acres 792, Employees 1), Recreational (14 acres community parks, 5-acre private recreation center)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Tentative Tract Map, Tentative Parcel Map, Development Agreement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Solid Waste, Transportation, 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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