Paso Robles Gateway Annexation



February 28, 2020.  The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is now available for review and comment.  The 45-day comment period lasts until April 13, 2020.  You can download the Draft EIR and the technical appendices at  Due to COVID-19, the City Library and the Community Development Department are both currently closed to the public.

Comments must be received in writing.  Send comments by April 13, 2020 to or Community Development Department, 1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446.  Due to COVID-19, emailed comments are preferred.  

The Draft EIR identifies potential impacts to:

  • Aesthetics
  • Agriculture
  • Air Quality
  • Biological Resources
  • Cultural Resources
  • Energy
  • Geology & Soils
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Hazards & Hazardous Materials
  • Hydrology & Water Quality
  • Noise
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

Public hearings are tentatively scheduled to begin in May, 2020.

Settlement Agreement

August 2, 2016.  The City Council has approved a settlement agreement to dismiss multiple lawsuits and allow the processing of a proposed General Plan Amendment and annexation of 170 acres for a destination resort development including a single-family residential development and realignment of South Vine Street.


The City has received an application for the Paso Robles Gateway including an Annexation, General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Development Plan, Tentative Tract Map, and Oak Tree Removal Permit for the purpose of developing two hotels with up to 425 rooms, three commercial centers with approximately 75,600 sf of space, a 30,000-sf conference center, and up to 97 residential units.