Current Projects

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Beaches, Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update
The Beaches, Parks, and Recreation Master Plan will set the framework for decision makers in the planning, maintenance, and development and/or rehabilitation of San Clemente’s beaches, parks, and recreation facilities. Equally important will be that the Plan provide a systematic and prioritized approach to implementation of beaches, parks, and recreation projects. More information:

La Pata Gap Closure/Del Rio Extension:  This project, managed by the County of Orange, will fill the gap in Avenida La Pata from Calle Saluda in San Clemente to the entrance of the Prima Deshecha landfill in San Juan Capistrano. The project will also extend Camino Del Rio from its current southern end in Forster Ranch to the new La Pata extension. The main La Pata connection between San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano is completed, and work is underway on the San Juan La Pata widening and San Clemente Del Rio connection. For more information please visit the County’s La Pata project web page at: Project Updates.

Marblehead Coastal: Construction on the Jim Johnson Memorial Sports Park has started, with completion by early 2017. Remaining improvements on North El Camino Real are underway and will be completed in early 2017.  History of Commercial Property at Marblehead Coastal

Outlets Freeway-Oriented Signage:  The proposed project is an update to the freeway signage program at the Marblehead Coastal development, including at the existing outlet regional shopping center and hotel, within the City of San Clemente. The project proposes a total of 36 signs, including 23 halo-illuminated wall-mounted signs and 2 project identification signs to the exterior walls of an existing outlet regional shopping center and to the approved but unbuilt Phase 2 of the outlet center, 4 tenant signs and 2 project identification signs to a proposed icon tower sign, and 3 primary and 2 secondary hotel signs to an approved but unbuilt hotel. Click Here for links

I-5 HOV Extension and Pico Interchange: This $275 million Caltrans project will widen the I-5 freeway to extend the existing carpool (HOV) lane from San Juan Creek Road in San Juan Capistrano to just south of Avenida Pico in San Clemente. The project also includes complete reconstruction of the I-5 / Pico interchange. All three segments are under construction, and the last phase of the project is expected to be completed by early 2018. For more information and to sign up for construction alerts please visit the project website at:

Zoning/Specific Plan Updates and General Plan Cleanup
The City initiated project includes amendments to the Centennial General Plan, Zoning Code/map, and Specific Plans. This is a multi-phase continued effort to make Zoning and Specific Plans consistent with the General Plan, clean up and clarify planning documents and maps, and to make City Council directed changes, including an expansion of the Architectural Overlay.

Pardon Our Repairs:  The Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Section provides environmental engineering services, engineering and public facilities design, administration and construction of public works and projects, including infrastructure, CIP and replacement projects.