Olsen - South Chandler Ranch Specific Plan
Proposed Specific Plan Project:
The Olsen - South Chandler Ranch Specific Plan project would permit the development of 356 acres in the southeast corner of Paso Robles. The proposal includes 1,293 residential units, 9,800 square feet of commercial space, a possible elementary school site, and 29,335 square feet of community amenities. Required approvals include a General Plan Amendment, Zoning Amendment, Specific Plan Amendment, Development Plan, Road Abandonment, Oak Tree Removal Permit, Vesting Tentative Tract Maps, and Development Agreements.
The project area is bounded between Sherwood Road, Fontana Road, Linne Road, Hanson Road and Meadowlark Road, in Paso Robles, California.
The City of Paso Robles released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Olsen-South Chandler Ranch Specific Plan on October 18, 2019. The 45-day review period concluded on December 2, 2019. The entire DEIR can be downloaded at www.prcity.com/357/CEQA-Documents.
The Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on January 28, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at the Library Conference Center, 1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446. The Planning Commission will review the project and make a recommendation to the City Council, who will consider the project at a future hearing.
The agenda report is now available
Planning Commission agendas are located here: www.prcity.com/agendacenter/planning-commission-5. Please note there are multiple documents to download including the agenda, staff report with all proposed resolutions, specific plan, design guidelines, Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and the EIR appendices.
If you are unable to attend the hearing, please send comments for the Planning Commission to: email@example.com or send through the US Postal Service to
City of Paso Robles
Community Development Department
1000 Spring Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Timeline to Potential Approval
5/14/2018 Specific Plan Ad Hoc Committee Meeting #1
5/30/2018 Public Workshop #1: Design Charette
8/22/2018 City received formal application
9/5/2018 Specific Plan Ad Hoc Committee Meeting #2
12/21/2019 City received the first draft of the Specific Plan
1/30/2019 Public Workshop #2 - Environmental Impact Report Scoping Meeting See resulting Master Plan
2/6/2019 Specific Plan Ad Hoc Committee Meeting #3
3/4/2019 Development Review Committee #1
4/23/2019 City received the second draft of the Specific Plan
5/22/2019 Specific Ad Hoc Committee Meeting #4
7/29/2019 Development Review Committee #2
8/12/2019 Parks and Recreation Committee
10/18/2019 Draft EIR becomes available
12/2/2019 Draft EIR comments due to Planning Department, become part of final EIR
1/15/2020 Public Workshop #3 More details
1/28/2020 Planning Commission discussion and vote on recommendation to City Council | Agenda Page (posted no less than 72 hours prior to meeting)
Date TBD City Council discussion and vote Agenda page (posted no less than 72 hours prior to meeting)