The Rancho Monterey Specific Plan Amendment project site occupies approximately 35 acres of vacant undeveloped land west of Monterey Avenue and north of the Dick Kelly Drive/Ginger Rogers Road alignment. The project is within the boundaries of the Monterey Specific Plan which encompasses approximately 320 acres, and was entitled in the early 1990’s. The project proposes a mixed-use development of up to 400 residential units, up to 150,000 square feet of commercial retail space (including up to 150 hotel keys) and associated improvements. A General Plan/Zoning Map Amendment is also proposed to amend the underlying designation of Community Commercial to a combination of Mixed Use and Community Commercial. The Specific Plan Amendment project area will consist of two Planning Areas (Planning Area 1 – Community Commercial & Planning Area II – Mixed Use), in addition to a Mixed-Use/Commercial Flex Zone overlay of 9.5 acres over a portion of Planning Area II to allow a mix of residential and commercial uses.
Northwest corner of Monterey Avenue and Dick Kelly Drive
APNs: 685-090-002, -003, -005, -006, and -007
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State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy (CVMC), 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 Energy Commission, 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 Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
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California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Residential (Mixed use project on 35 acres )(Units 400, Acres 35), Commercial (Mixed use project on 35 acres, including up to 150 hotel keys)(Sq. Ft. 150000, Acres 35, Employees 1)
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan
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