Midway Rising


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Midway Rising
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Community Commercial-Residential Permitted and Mixed Commercial Residential / Commercial-Community CC-3-6 and CC-3-8 / Residential; Multiple Use; Commercial Employment, Retail & Services, and Industrial Employment
Document Description
A request for a GENERAL PLAN and COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT to the Midway-Pacific Community Plan to redesignate the site from Community Commercial-Residential Permitted (0-44 dwelling units/acre (du/ac)) and Mixed Commercial Residential (0-73 (du/ac)) to Mixed Commercial Residential (0-109 du/ac), SPECIFIC PLAN, REZONE from CC-3-6 and CC-3-8 to CC-3-8 and CC-3-9, VESTING TENTATIVE MAP, various EASEMENTS, and a SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT to adopt the Midway Rising Specific Plan that would establish goals, policies, development standards, and architectural guidelines for a transit-oriented development (TOD) with a range of land uses within four planning areas. Buildout of the Midway Rising Specific Plan would allow for approximately 4,627 housing units, including 2,000 affordable units, public parks and open space, a multi-purpose Entertainment Center, and up to 145,000 square feet of commercial uses. The Project would also include infrastructure improvements on- and off-site, including extensions and/or upgrades of existing water, sewer, storm drain, drainage, roadways, bike paths, transit, mobility and pedestrian facilities. The combined 52.04-acres specific plan site is located at 3220, 3240, 3250, 3350, and 3500 Sports Arena Boulevard and 3467, 3487, and 3495 Kurtz Street.

Contact Information

Anne Jarque
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Sports Arena Boulevard and Kurtz Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
441-590-04, 441-330-01, 441-330-11 and 441-330-12
State Highways
441-590-04, 441-330-01, 441-330-
San Diego International Airport,
San Diego River, Mission Bay
San Bern

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, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), 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 San Diego River Conservancy (SDRC), 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 14, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 4627, Acres 52), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 145000, Acres 52, Employees 1)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Community Plan, Specific Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Site Development Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Archeological/Historical


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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