Loma Vista is a smart-growth community that features the best and latest in planning and design. Loma Vista, formerly known as the Southeast Urban Center, which eventually will be home to almost 30,000 residents over the next 15 years is planned as an environmentally-friendly neighborhood village.
Recognizing the value of protecting our natural resources, higher-density residential areas are being joined with bicycle and walking paths and shared open spaces, all linked to vibrant, activity-filled urban streetscape areas. Central, block-long pedestrian ways feature mixed-use development and over the next five to ten years it will reflect retail, office and residential properties in close proximity. This plan will help reduce the city’s dependence on the automobile, and the urban center will signal a commitment to a future that continues to value a high quality of life.
The Loma Vista Specific Plan area was one of three urban centers envisioned in the 1993 General Plan update. The Specific Plan area encompasses approximately 3,300 acres generally bounded on the north by Bullard Avenue, on the south by the Gould Canal, on the west by the existing city limit on Locan and on the east by McCall. The plan area includes commercial uses, parks and open space, and school facilities. Neighborhoods within the urban village are being planned and developed with a combination of land uses. The boundaries of the Loma Vista development may change over the years, but much of the vision is now a reality. This development also features the award-winning Clovis Unified Schools and is where much of the growth of Clovis is headed.