Alvarado Specific Plan

The City Council denied the Alvarado Specific Plan on May 9, 2023.

May 9, 2023 City Council meeting
City Council Resolution of Denial

Alvarado Specific Plan Cover Photo

The Alvarado Specific Plan is a privately proposed plan to redevelop the San Diego RV Park property on Alvarado Road between 70th Street and Comanche Drive. The Plan would allow for a housing project that could include as many as 950 apartment units, and may include a student housing component. The draft Specific Plan, preliminary grading plans, draft Environmental Impact Report, and environmental impact studies can be accessed through the links below

1 Cover

DRAFT Alvarado Specific Plan

Alvarado Specific Plan Summary Report

Conceptual Grading Plans with Site Sections

Final Program Environmental Impact Report - COMPLETE

Title and Table of Contents
Section I:   Introduction to the Final Program Environmental Impact Report
Section II: Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program
Section III: Comments and Responses
Section IV: Final Program Environmental Impact Report

Table of Contents
Executive Summary
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Environmental Setting
3.0 Project Description
4.0 Environmental Analysis

4.1 Air Quality
4.2 Biological Resources
4.3 Cultural and Tribal Cultural Resources
4.4 Geology and Soils
4.5 Greenhouse Gas Emissions
4.6 Hazards and Hazardous Materials
4.7 Hydrology and Water Quality
4.8 Land Use
4.9 Noise
4.10 Paleontological Resources
4.11 Public Facilities and Services
4.12 Public Utilities
4.13 Transportation
4.14 Visual Resources

5.0 Cumulative Impacts
6.0 Other Mandatory Discussion Areas
7.0 Alternatives
8.0 References Cited
9.0 Individuals Consulted/List of Preparers


Scoping Meeting – May 29, 2019

Questions or comments may be provided to:

Kirt Coury, Project Planner
Community Development Department
City of La Mesa
8130 Allison Avenue, La Mesa, California 91942

Comments may also be provided via email to