Former High Desert Hospital Site Demolition Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (DPW)
Document Title
Former High Desert Hospital Site Demolition Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
The County of Los Angeles, acting through Public Works proposes to demolish the former High Desert Hospital and surrounding ancillary structures and construct two stormwater retention basins at the former High Desert Hospital site, located at 44900 60th Street West, in the City of Lancaster, California. All the facilities and structures, totaling 22 structures of more than 300,000 square feet of hospital, ancillary services, and miscellaneous ancillary structures (such as trailers, sheds, modular buildings, container, etc.), would be demolished. No buildings or structures would remain following the Project. The Project would occur on 14.2 acres and is located within an approximately 361-acre Los Angeles County (County) owned site. The Project site is not listed on a site that is included on any list compiled pursuant to Section 65962.5 of the Government Code for hazardous waste sites.

Contact Information

Teresa Chan
Agency Name
Los Angeles County Public Works
Job Title
Capital Projects Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
West Avenue I and 60th Street West
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Antelope Valley Metrolink
Noah's Ark Pre-School

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Stormwater Retention Basins)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire


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

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