Oceanside Transit Center Redevelopment


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Oceanside
Document Title
Oceanside Transit Center Redevelopment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Downtown (DT), Coastal Transportation and Utility (C-TU), Coastal Residential High Density (C-RH), and Coastal General Commercial (C-GC).
Document Description
The project proposes a General Plan Amendment (GPA), Zone Amendment (ZA), approval of a Specific Plan (Oceanside Transit Center [OTC] Specific Plan), LCP Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendment, Coastal Development Permit, and Vesting Tentative Map to allow the demolition of existing structures and construction of a mixed-use transit-oriented community with office, retail, hotel, transit, community facilities, and multi-family residential uses, as well as public and private open space and associated parking and landscaping. The project would construct up to 831,480 gross square feet of development, with an additional 283,314 gross square feet devoted to above grade parking and 398,478 gross square feet for below grade parking, supplying a total of over 1,798 parking stalls. On-site development would include the following: 580,270 square feet of residential use, including 547 residential apartment units and associated amenities; 154,652-square foot boutique hotel, including 165 rooms and associated amenities; 61,260-square foot NCTD Headquarters building; 3,741-square foot modern intermodal transportation center with ancillary facilities; 23,794 square feet of retail and food and beverage service; and 1,798 parking stalls for public and private use.

Contact Information

Rob Dmohowski, AICP
Agency Name
City of Oceanside
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
Seagaze Drive and S. Cleaveland Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
I-5, Pacific Coast Highway
NCTD, Metrolink, Amtrak
Bob Maxwell Field Oceanside Muni
St Mary Star of the Sea
Pacific Ocean, San Luis Rey River, Buena Vista Lagoon

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 Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 547, Acres 10.2), Office (Sq. Ft. 61260, Acres 10.2, Employees 50), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 182187, Acres 10.2, Employees 50), Other (1,768 parking stalls for public and private use)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Site Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Redevelopment, Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


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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