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Del Mar Fairgrounds Proposed Expansion

The State 22nd District Agricultural Association, which operates the Del Mar Fairgrounds, has proposed a major expansion, including:

  • new exhibit building
  • condominium hotel
  • health club/sports training facility
  • new gate/administration office facility
  • electronic reader board sign along I-5
  • parking structure
  • seasonal train platform
  • paving the East parking lot
  • realignment of the Solana Gate road
  • relocating existing Fairgrounds maintenance buildings
  • relocating existing fire station
  • demolishing of several existing structures
  • widening the turf track
  • rebuilding stables
  • new Horseman's village

Additional information is available online at the Del Mar Fairgrounds website.

Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

Councilmember Lightner's comment letter on the Draft EIR (2/8/10) (PDF)

A copy of the draft Environmental Impact report is available online at the Del Mar Fairgrounds website.

At Councilmember Lightner's request, a hard copy and digital version of the draft EIR has been made available to the public at the Carmel Valley Library, 3919 Townsgate Dr., San Diego, CA 92130-2584.

Additional hard copies of the draft EIR are available at the following locations:

Del Mar Fairgrounds Administrative Offices
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

Library in the City of Del Mar
Del Mar Branch Library
1309 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014

Written comments on the draft EIR must be submitted no later than February 8th, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Dustin Fuller, Sr. Environmental Planner
22nd District Agricultural Association
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014-2216.

Public Comment Period Extended for Draft EIR

The public comment period for the draft EIR has been extended until February 8th, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.

Councilmember Lightner had requested a 30 day extension of the public review period due to the extreme length of the document and the timing of the review period.

Lightner’s Request for Extension (12/10/09) (PDF)