Projects


Alpine

ALPINE RANCH ESTATES WEST II
Alpine
224 acres
67 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral-covered ridges and canyons.
Current Status: Tentative map approved.

DICK CON CORP. SUBDIVISION (TM 4978)
Alpine
61.5 acres
25 dwelling units
Setting: Native grasslands and Coast live oak riparian woodland
Current Status: Tentative map approved.

ALPINE ESTATES (TM 5171)
Alpine
68.64 acres
45 dwelling units
Setting: Project located within the Lakeside-Metro-Jamul segment of the MSCP. Contains Julian Eltinge Historic Site.
Current Status: Negative Declaration proposed and rejected. EIR required for project, thus developer withdrew project.

CRESTLAKE
Alpine
294.1 acres
69 dwelling units.
Setting: Valley with grazing land.
Current Status: EIR required, project in redesign.

TM5044
Alpine
163 acres
37 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral-covered hillside.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

ALBERTSONS COMMERCIAL PROJECT
The proposed project consists of a 58,000 square foot Albertsons supermarket with alcoholic beverage license, a service station with 4 fueling pump islands and mini-market selling beer and wine, retail store, and fast-food restaurant. The project site is in the rural, east end of Alpine and would be the first chain supermarket for the country town of Alpine. Much community opposition has rallied against this project.
Current Status: Applicants required to draft and EIR.

VIEJAS HILLS ESTATES (TM 5245)
Alpine
180 acres
26 dwelling units
Setting: Site located on southwestern flank of Viejas Mountain with riparian area and native vegetation including Oak woodland, coastal sage scrub and native grassland. Partially located within and surrounded by Cleveland National Forest.
Current Status: Notice of Preparation of EIR issued.

CHOCOLATE MOUNTAIN RANCH ESTATES (TM 5144)
Alpine
245 acres
96 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling hills with rock outcroppings. Poultry ranch with cattle pastures. Surrounded by Cleveland National Forest.
Current Status: Notice of Preparation of EIR issued.

PETERSON SUBDIVISION
Alpine
18 dwelling units
Current Status: Draft Negative Declaration proposed.

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Bonsall

RANCHO CAMARGO
Bonsall
139.6 acres
39 dwelling units
Setting: Avocado grove.
Current Status: Tentative map extended.

PANORAMIC ESTATES (TM 4392)
Bonsall
221 acres
35 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral-covered hillsides.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

TM4793
Bonsall
216 acres
36 dwelling units
Setting: Horse ranch and orchard
Current Status: Tentative Map approved. Time Extension approved.

HIDDEN HILLS (TM 4730)
Bonsall
131 acres
53 dwelling units
Setting: Project site located in an area of groves on slopes overlooking the San Luis Rey River. Two riparian areas cross the site. 82 acres of property consist of cultivated fields and grassland.
Current Status: Tentative map extended.

TM5065
Bonsall
102 acres
26 dwelling units
Setting: Avocado grove and old citrus orchard. Part of San Luis Rey River watershed.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

HILL RANCH
Bonsall
145 acres
38 dwelling units
Setting: Actively-farmed citrus orchard
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

THE GROVE (TM 4694)
Bonsall
293 acres
85 dwelling units
Setting: Hillside with riparian areas sloping down to San Luis Rey River. Covered with native vegetation including coastal sage scrub at top of ridge.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

PALISADES ESTATES (TM 5158)
Bonsall
388 acres
48 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling hilly upland covered with chaparral and some coastal sage scrub.
Current Status: EIR in progress.

TM 4976 (Leeds & Strauss)
Bonsall
45.6 acres
17 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral, coastal sage, and riparian areas.
Current Status: Notice of intent to adopt a mitigated negative declaration.

MONTECHEZ
Twin Oaks/Bonsall
SPA
1,911 acres
434 dwelling units, 20-acre light industrial park, 14.4-acre shopping center, 6-acre office campus
Setting: Much mountainous terrain located on Merriam Mountain; 1,600 1,700 acres (70%) open space with houses clustered on little more than 250 acres.
Current Status: General Plan Amendment Authorization sought.

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Boulevard

BIG COUNTRY RANCH
Boulevard
2280 acres
298 dwelling units
Setting: Riparian environment of Tule Creek runs through property. Specific Planning Area
Current Status: Notice of preparation of EIR issued.

STAGECOACH SPRINGS ESTATES (TM 4995)
Boulevard
755 acres
84 dwelling units
Setting: Riparian environment surrounding spring that was an old watering hole for the stagecoach. Serves as wildlife corridor between portions of the La Posta and Campo Indian Reservations, and the Cleveland National Forest and Sawtooth and Carrizo Gorge Wilderness Areas.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved. Time Extension approved.

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Campo

SERIO MINOR SUBDIVISION
Campo
46.8 acres
5 dwelling units
Current Status: Mitigated Negative Declaration.

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Crest/Dehesa

DEHESA VALLEY ESTATES
Crest/Dehesa
180.98 acres
5 dwelling units
Setting: Project will preserve approximately 160 acres of property in biological open space easements.
Current Status: Mitigated negative declaration.

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Deluz

TPM20448 (Hicks Family Trust)
Deluz
82.87 acres
5 dwelling units.
Setting: Avocado grove and native vegetation.
Current Status: Applicant allowed to submit extended studies at PERB hearing for lack of progress on tentative parcel map.

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Descanso

MAGGIO RANCH
Descanso - Specific Planning Area
105 acres
39 dwelling units
Setting: Horse ranch. Soil is of Local Importance.
Current Status: County suggested applicant redesign project by April 9,2002 to comply with General Plan. Cuyamaca Rancho Foundation, a local community group, is trying to raise funds to purchase property.

OAKS AT DESCANSO
Descanso
62 acres
85 dwelling units
Setting: Oak meadow in middle of deer corridor.
Current Status: Cumulative Impact portion of EIR found deficient by court. New EIR is yet to be released.

PETERSON SUBDIVISION (TM 4711)
Descanso
44 acres
8 dwelling units
Setting: Oak woodland and meadow
Current Status: Proposed time extension.

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Elfin Forest

CIELO DEL NORTE (TM 5182)
Elfin Forest/Harmony Grove
580 acres
186 dwelling units
Setting: Slopes overlooking and floodplain adjacent to Escondido Creek. Site consists of vegetation in its natural state including coastal sage scrub, Sycamore-coast live oak riparian forest, and wetland habitats.
Current Status: Notice of preparation of EIR issued.

QUAIL RIDGE SUBDIVISION
Elfin Forest
235 acres
69 dwelling units/126 acres open space
Setting: CA gnatcatcher habitat
Current Status: Notice Of Preparation of EIR issued.

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Escondido

ESCONDIDO WOODS
Escondido
48 acres
44 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

TM4776
Escondido
61 acres
45 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

TM5114
Escondido
123 acres
68 dwelling units
Current Status: Negative Declaration approved.

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Fallbrook

TM4713
Fallbrook Specific Planning Area
162 acres
265 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

PALA MESA HIGHLANDS (TM 5187)
Fallbrook
SPA
83.9 acres
207 dwelling units.
Current Status: DEIR issued. Comments due 10/15/01.

LASH SUBDIVISION
Fallbrook
16.4 acres
20 residential lots
Current Status: Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration proposed

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Jacumba

JACUMBA VALLEY RANCH
Jacumba - Specific Planning Area
1250 acres
1048 dwelling units
Setting: Majority of property is river bottom prime soil and has been farmed. Portion of Round Mountain, sacred to Native Americans, occupies northwest corner.
Current Status: Planning Commission approved project. San Diego Board of Supervisors hearing extended to May 15, 2002.
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Jamul

STEELE CANYON (TM 4577)
Jamul
333.8 acres
145 dwelling units
Current Status: Application for time extension for Phase II.

LAWSON VALLEY RANCH (TM 5207)
Jamul
1,246 acres
126 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral and sage-covered valley site with much of the property previously tilled for barley.
Current Status: Application withdrawn.

TM 4661
Jamul
60.6 acres
23 dwelling units
Current Status: Time extension denied due to old biological surveys.

KRUTOFF TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP (TPM 19999)
Jamul
47.36 acres
5 dwelling units
Setting: Project site is located within the Metro-Lakeside-Jamul Multiple Species Conservation Plan Subplan area.
Current Status: Notice of intent to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration.

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Julian

KLUCEWICH TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP (TPM 20474)
Julian
85.5 acres
5 dwelling units
Setting: Grasslands, and oak and pine woodlands.
Current Status: Mitigated Negative Declaration proposed.

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Hidden Meadows

OAK WOODLANDS (TM 5175)
Hidden Meadows
53.4 acres
72 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling oak woodlands crossed by riparian area.
Current Status: Environmental documentation being reviewed by DPLU. Expected that an addendum to the Hidden Meadows EIR will be required.

THE ISLAND (TM 5176)
Hidden Meadows
92.3 acres
131 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral-covered ridge with some stands of Englemann and coastal live oaks surrounded by golf course.
Current Status: Environmental documentation being reviewed by DPLU. Expected that an addendum to the Hidden Meadows EIR will be required.

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Lakeside

BLOSSOM VALLEY ESTATES (TM 5108)
Lakeside - Specific Planning Area
605 acres
96 dwelling units
Current Status: Project approved by Planning Commission. Final determination to be made by Board of Supervisors.

RALPHS COMMERCIAL PROJECT
The proposed project would put a 58,000 square foot Ralphs supermarket, a 35,500 square foot second major tenant, retail shops, restaurants, and a service station with car wash in the rural, east end of Lakeside. Much of the proposed site is zoned for agriculture, and the project would require a General Plan Amendment. There is much community opposition.
Current Status: The Planning Commission on 9 June 2000 recommended that the Board of Supervisors deny the project. 

RIOS CANYON RANCH ESTATES (TM 5218)
Lakeside
595 acres
200 dwelling units
Setting: Productive avocado grove.
Current Status: Proponent requesting land-use designation change from agricultural Multiple Rural Use to intensive Specific Planning Area. Drafting an Environmental Impact Report.
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WINTERVIEW SUBDIVISION (TM 5218)
Lakeside
36 dwelling units
Setting: Productive avocado grove.
Current Status: Draft Negative Declaration issued.

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Palomar Mountain

PALOMAR BAPTIST CAMP (P69-087W)
Palomar Mountain
320 acres
485 people
Setting:
Woody and steep. Pauma Creek runs through property.
Current Status: Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration for MUP modification.

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Pine Valley

TM4918
Pine Valley
149 acres
48 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

TM5236
Pine Valley
109 acres 19 dwelling units
Setting: Meadow with creek running through property and outcropping of rocks.
Current Status: Tentative map filed.

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Ramona

MONTECITO RANCH
Ramona - Specific Planning Area
935 acres
360 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling, boulder-studded grasslands between the Ramona Airport and Highway 78 with 103 acres prime agricultural farmland.
Current Status: Notice of preparation of EIR.

SADDLECREEK RANCH (TM 5254)
Ramona
319 acres
67 dwelling units
Setting: Located on Barona Mesa, a chaparral-covered mesa lying between the Cleveland National Forest and the Barona Indian Reservation.
Current Status: Scoping letter sent.

MONTE VISTA RANCH
Ramona - Specific Planning Area
4,223 acres
300 dwelling units, 120-unit hotel
Setting: Presently operated as a cattle ranch with grazing areas and chaparral-covered hills.
Current Status: Presented preliminary plans to Ramona Planning Group.

RAMONA SERENA
Ramona - Specific Planning Area
648 acres
128 dwelling units and 175 guest room health spa/inn
Setting: Historic homesteaded Barnett Ranch consisting of cow-calf operation and oat hay.
Current Status: Notice of Preparation of EIR issued.

CUMMING RANCH
Ramona - Specific Planning Area
685 acres
166 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling grasslands in the Highland Valley area of West-End Ramona. Dryland farming previously conducted on project site.
Current Status: Applied for Plan Amendment Authorization.

RANCHO ESQUILAGO (TM 5198)
Ramona
147 acres
38 dwelling units
Setting: Grassland and dryland farming area in Highland Valley.
Current Status: Applicant currently redesigning project.

RAMONA RIDGE ESTATES (TM 5008)
Ramona
215 acres
18 parcels
Setting: Rolling grasslands dotted with oaks. Formerly cattle ranch.
Current Status: PERB & Planning Commission denied tentative map. Applicant appealing decision to the Board of Supervisors.

TM 4844 (Black Canyon Development Trust)
Ramona
133 acres
45 dwelling units
Setting: Farmland with prime soil in bucolic Goose Valley.
Current Status: PERB has denied application for time extension of map.

MAHOGANY RANCH (TM 5080)
Ramona
117 acres
13 dwelling units
Setting: Oak woodland in Mussey Grade Resource Conservation Area.
Current Status: Tentative map approved.

BORYSEWICZ SUBDIVISION (TM 5015)
Ramona
67 acres
5 dwelling units.
Setting: Oak woodland and riparian habitat in Mussey Grade Resource Conservation Area.
Current Status: Tentative map approved; Applicant now asking for 10 rather than 5 dwelling units.

BARRETT/HIBBARD SUBDIVISION (TM 5091)
Ramona
50 acres
15 dwelling units.
Setting: Dead citrus orchard.
Current Status: Tentative map approved.

RCDK REALTY II (TPM 20401)
Ramona
45.22 acres
4 dwelling units
Current Status: Notice of Intent to adopt a Negative Declaration issued.

TM5042
Ramona
202 acres
21 dwelling units
Setting: Riparian environment surrounding two streams that drain into Santa Maria Creek. Dense oak, willow, and sycamore woodland.
Current Status: Additional biological work required for time extension of approved Tentative Map.

OAK COUNTRY ESTATES (TM 5253
Ramona
648 acres
72 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling grasslands, oak woodlands, Santa Maria Creek flows through property.
Current Status: Scoping letter sent.

TM 4962
Ramona
74.6 acres
30 dwelling units
Setting: Former avocado grove on slopes of Goose Valley
Current Status: Working through design issues with County.

TM 5172
Ramona
66.2 acres
15 dwelling units
Setting: Hillside slopes above San Vicente Creek in San Vicente Valley.
Current Status: Working on environmental issues with County.

TM 5194
Ramona
289 acres
36 dwelling units
Setting: Chaparral-covered hillside east of Ramona.
Current Status: Completing environmental studies.

TM 5244
Ramona
69.57 acres
14 dwelling units
Setting: Agricultural field in bucolic Goose Valley.
Current Status: Completing environmental studies.

BLACK CANYON DEVELOPMENT
Ramona
134 acres
45 residential lots
Setting: 14.8 acres Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat, 8.6 acres Coastal Sage-Chaparral Scrub Habitat
Current Status: Draft Habitat Loss Permit proposed.

FRIERY RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION
Ramona
66 acres
15 residential lots
Current Status: Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.

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San Dieguito

RANCHO CIELO (TM 4909)
San Dieguito
Specific Plan
182.02 acres
8 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

TM5201
San Dieguito
50.3 acres
14 dwelling units
Setting: Riparian habitat along San Dieguito River.
Current Status: Part of Al Apajo Specific Plan: request submitted to rezone 10 acres from open space to RR1 and subdivide entire parcel into 14 lots.

TM4569
San Dieguito
445 acres
205 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

SANTA FE CREEK (TM 5013)
San Dieguito Specific Plan
195 acres
45 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

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San Marcos

LAKE SAN MARCOS ESTATES (TM 5131)
San Marcos
126 acres
105 dwelling units
Setting: Productive avocado grove.
Current Status: DPLU has required developer to draft an EIR.

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San Pasqual

FENTON RANCH (TM 4979)
San Pasqual
302 acres
9 dwelling units
Setting: Rich bottomland soil, riparian environment of Santa Maria Creek, and chaparral-covered slopes. Contains portion of historic Kearny Trail.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

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Twin Oaks

TM4950
Twin Oaks
55 acres
11 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

TM4950
MONTECHEZ
Twin Oaks/Bonsall
SPA
1,911 acres
434 dwelling units, 20-acre light industrial park, 14.4-acre shopping center, 6-acre office campus.
Setting: Much mountainous terrain located on Merriam Mountain; 1,600 - 1,700 acres (70%) open space with houses clustered on little more than 250 acres.
Current Status: General Plan Amendment Authorization sought.

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Valley Center

ORCHARD RUN (TM 5087)
Valley Center - Specific Planning Area
118 acres
248 dwelling units
Setting: Flat farm fields.
Current Status: Project approved.

WOODS VALLEY RANCH
Valley Center - Specific Planning Area
437 acres
283 dwelling units Residential/golf course community
Setting: 19.7 acres Costal Sage Scrub Habitat,"Incidental Take" of CA Gnatcatcher Flat farm fields.
Current Status: Habitat Loss Permit Approved Project approved.

TM5039
Valley Center
556 acres
128 dwelling units
Setting: Avocado grove.
Current Status: Tentative Map and Extension approved.

TM5001
Valley Center
65 acres
18 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

LIVE OAK RANCH (TM 5047)
Valley Center - Specific Planning Area
327 acres
149 dwelling units
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

SCHOSTAG SUBDIVISION (TM 5149)
Valley Center
83.8 acres
32 dwelling units
Setting: Citrus orchard.
Current Status: Negative Declaration.

BECK/GRECH SUBDIVISION (TM 5060)
Valley Center
42 acres
16 dwelling units
Current Status: Proposed time extension.

RARICK SUBDIVISION (TM 5110)
Valley Center
35 acres
14 dwelling units
Setting: Sloped project site planted in avocados and citrus. Riparian area runs through center of property.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

SHERWOOD RIDGE/VALLEY CENTER ESTATES (TM 5039)
Valley Center
556 acres
128 dwelling units
Setting: Avocado grove.
Current Status: Tentative Map approved.

OAK TREE ESTATES (TM 5062)
Valley Center
43 acres
9 dwelling units
Setting: Native landscape with steep slopes and riparian area.
Current Status: Tentative map has expired. Proponent has applied for a renewal.

LORANDA SUBDIVISION (TM 5173)
Valley Center
435 acres
169 dwelling units
Setting: Citrus grove and native habitat.
Current Status: Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration.
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BROOK FOREST (TM 5177)
Valley Center
226 acres 65 dwelling units
Setting: Ideal farmland, including 35 acres prime, previously used for grazing and hay. Moosa Creek runs through property.
Current Status: Notice of Preparation issued.

ZAPPIA MINOR SUBDIVISION (TPM 20458)
Valley Center
80 acres
5 dwelling units
Setting: Rolling landscape with wetlands and riparian areas, contiguous with open space of Hellhole Canyon Preserve.
Current Status: Notice of Intent to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration issued.

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Significant Projects Outside San Diego County

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT
Imperial County
Water transfer project affecting 300,000 acre-feet of Colorado River water
Current Status: Draft EIR; Comments due by April 26, 2002.

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