Catana Specific Plan

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rancho Mirage
Document Title
Catana Specific Plan
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
High Density Residential
Document Description
The Catana Specific Plan proposes a mixed-use neighborhood on 36± acres located at the northwest corner of Ramon Road and Rattler Road. The community will be governed by a Specific Plan which establishes Project-specific standards and guidelines that provide flexibility for development of three distinct product types: single family homes, apartments and general commercial uses which are defined by Planning Area: Planning Area 1 is 24.5± acres and provides for up to 215 single family homes with a central clubhouse, pool, gym and interconnected paseos that bring internal connectivity to the residents and provides their homes a garden setting. This planning area is being developed consistent with the currently allowed density of 9 units per acre allowed under the High Density Residential (R-H) designation. Planning Area 2 is 3.3± acres and allows up to 95 apartments affordable to lower income households, and including a central recreation area. This Planning Area will apply an Affordable Housing Overlay to allow a density of up to 28 units per acre. Planning Area 3 is 8.3 acres and proposed to include up to 75,000 square feet of retail and office uses ranging from restaurants to medical offices. This Planning Area will be developed using the General Commercial (C-G) land use designation.

Contact Information

Pilar Lopez
Agency Name
City of Rancho Mirage
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rancho Mirage
Citywide, Countywide, Statewide
Cross Streets
Rattler Road and Ramon Road
Total Acres

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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), 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)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 310, Acres 27.7), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 15000, Acres 8.3, Employees 1)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Planned Unit Development, Site Plan, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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