Notice of Completion for Environmental Impact Report Number 542
Notice of Completion (NOC) for Environmental Impact Report No. 542 (EIR) for La Ventana Ranch which includes a Change of Zone (CZ) No. 7856, General Plan Amendment No. 1129, and Tract Map No. 36785.
The comment period for the Notice of Completion is from October 30, 2015 to December 14, 2015.
PROJECT SUMMARY: The project developer, Global Investment & Development, proposes to obtain entitlements: General Plan Amendment (GPA) No. 1129; Change of Zone No. 7856; and Tentative Tract Map No. 36785 on 170 acres. In this case, the GPA will revise the Land Use Designation from RC:EDR to CD:MDR. Approval of the GPA would also remove the Estate Density and Rural Policy overlay from the project site. The proposed project consists of 514 residences; onsite infrastructure to support these residences; parks to meet Project specific and regional needs; and offsite infrastructure to support the proposed project and adjacent proposed high school uses. The following represent the proposed projects objectives: Develop a master planned community consisting of traditional and innovative housing opportunities and recreational areas; Support establishment of a community wide circulation system that meets community needs and a variety of transportation modes; Develop a suburban residential environment that is visually attractive and efficient; Support extension of roadway and utility infrastructure of sufficient size to accommodate the proposed project and adjacent proposed high school; and Create an area-wide community park to serve the adjacent school and area population.
PROJECT LOCATION: Unincorporated Western Riverside County, within but near the southern edge of the Sun City/Menifee Valley Area Plan (SC/MVAP) planning area in the southwestern portion of the community of Winchester.
Brett Dawson, Project Planner
Riverside County Planning Department
4080 Lemon St., 12th Floor
Riverside, CA 92501