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File #: 19-1589    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Orange County Transportation Authority Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/11/2018 In control: Regional Planning and Highways Committee
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/14/2019
Title: Amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways
Sponsors: Stephanie Chhan, Kia Mortazavi
Attachments: 1. Transmittal, 2. Staff Report, 3. Attachment A, 4. Attachment B, 5. Attachment C, 6. Attachment D
Title
Amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways

Overview
The Orange County Transportation Authority administers the Master Plan of Arterial Highways, including the review and approval of amendments requested by local agencies. The City of San Clemente has requested amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways that are recommended for approval. A status update on the active Master Plan of Arterial Highways amendments is also provided.

Recommendation(s)
A. Approve the following amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways, contingent upon the Orange County Transportation Authority receiving documentation that the City of San Clemente has amended its general plan and has complied with the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act:

* Reclassify Camino Mira Costa (Camino de Estrella to Camino Capistrano) from a secondary (four-lane, undivided) arterial to a divided collector (two-lane, divided) arterial; and
* Reclassify Camino Capistrano (Del Gado Road and North El Camino Real) from a secondary (four-lane, undivided) arterial to a collector (two-lane, undivided) arterial.

If the City of San Clemente does not update its general plan within three years to reflect the Master Plan of Arterial Highway amendments, the contingent amendments will expire, but can be returned to the Orange County Transportation Authority's Board of Directors for reconsideration and action.

If the original proposed Master Plan of Arterial Highways amendments are modified as a result of the California Environmental Quality Act and/or general plan amendment process, the modified Master Plan of Arterial Highways amendments shall be returned to the Orange County Transportation Authority's Board of Directors for consideration and action.

B. Direct the Executive Director of Planning, or his designee, to file a Notice of Exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act in support of the Master Plan of Arterial Highways amendments.

C. Receive and...

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