Town Center Specific Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Clarita
Document Title
Town Center Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
CR-Regional Commercial; JCOZ-Jobs Creation Overlay Zone
Document Description
The proposed Town Center Specific Plan (Specific Plan) is a long-range land use plan that establishes the City’s vision for the Specific Plan Area as a regional destination incorporating a balanced mix of uses. The City’s goals for the Specific Plan are to create a balance of residential, commercial, dining, and entertainment uses; facilitate the creation of great placemaking; create a flexible framework for future development; and create a practical and buildable plan. In general, the Specific Plan would encourage mixed-use development and promote a blend of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces, integrating different land uses and creating a walkable community, where a variety of housing options are developed alongside businesses and community facilities. The Specific Plan would also emphasize improved access to the McBean Regional Transit Center, thereby increasing housing choices for people who prefer convenient access to transit services. The Specific Plan envisions the development of nodes within the Specific Plan Area, which includes, programable gathering space and other smaller gathering spaces, such as public plazas, courtyards, amphitheaters, pedestrian streets, parklets, children’s playgrounds, and parks.

Contact Information

David Peterson
Agency Name
City of Santa Clarita Planning Division
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clarita
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia Boulevard, McBean Parkway
Total Acres
Parcel #
2861-058-036; 2861-058-044; 2861-058-059; 2861-058-060; 2861-058-061; 2861-058-062; 2861-058-063
State Highways
C. Helmers ES; Bridgeport ES; Bowman HS; Valencia Valley ES
Santa Clara River, Santa Clara River South Fork, San Francisquito Creek

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 Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), 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 Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 15, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Other (Spec. Plan allowing mix of residential, commercial, public uses)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Utilities/Service Systems
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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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