NOP for the Paradise Valley Specific Plan No. 339
Notice of Preparation (NOP) for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Specific Plan No. 339, General Plan Amendment No. 686 and Change of Zone No. 6915
To see the NOP please click here. (13MB)
The comment period for the Notice of Preparation is from October 9, 2015 to November 10, 2015.
A public scoping session will be held to accept comments from responsible agencies and the public about the scope and content of the EIR on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at 1:30 pm, at Steve Robbins Administration Building
75515 Hovley Lane East, Palm Desert, CA 92211
PROJECT SUMMARY: The Specific Plan would establish a new town under Policy 2.3 of the Eastern Coachella Valley Area Plan. Within a development footprint area of approx. 1,800 acres, the Specific Plan would provide for an estimated 8,500 residential units, about 1.38 million square feet of non-residential land uses (including commercial office, retail, hotels, light industrial and public facilities) and approx. 110 acres of recreational trails and parks. Off-site infrastructure improvements are also proposed. Over 3,000 acres of the property ownership would remain in natural open space.
PROJECT LOCATION: The western portion of Shavers Valley in unincorporated Riverside County, north and south of the I-10 freeway, approximately (approx.) eight miles east of the City of Coachella. The project site is approx. 5,000 acres, which includes approx. 1,800 acres of proposed developed area and over 3,000 acres of natural open space.
Russell Brady, Principal Planner
Riverside County Planning Department
4080 Lemon St., 12th Floor
Riverside, CA 92501