Since 2014, abandoned mobile homes have been left to rot away at De Anza Cove, creating an eyesore for residents and visitors alike. It is also creating an environmental hazard as some of the remaining mobile homes are laden with asbestos and other hazardous chemicals.
Mission Bay RV Resort is Cleaning This Up!
On July 13, 2022, the California Coastal Commission approved the Coastal Development Permit (CDP). Mission Bay Resort is almost completed the project, including:
What Took So Long?
As written in a Fox 5 News article, “Just next door on Mission Bay, a “dilapidated” development on De Anza Cove peninsula has “long blighted” the area, according to the company that operates Campland and the bordering Mission Bay RV Reosrt, Northeast MB LLC. It’s served as a long-running headache for the city of San Diego and the campgrounds, which agreed to clean it up back in 2019 but hit numerous snags in the process.
That included complications from the coronavirus pandemic and the threat of legal action from environmental groups, as the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Throughout a stop-and-start process of deciding what to do with the area, the San Diego Audubon Society and other groups pushed the city for plans to prioritize marshland restoration.
Last year, the California Coastal Commission raised concerns about the city’s original plan for cleaning up De Anza, sending Campland back to the drawing board before seeking a permit.”
ReWild San Diego, an environmental coalition pushing for more wetland restoration in the area, had urged its supporters to oppose the permit.
Northeast MB celebrated the approval decision saying the project brings “the region one step closer to ensuring a cleaner, more accessible coastline for all.
Stay informed of future plans for Northeast Mission Bay. Let’s make sure they create a Mission Bay Park for all.