March 2020 Election

Measure G-Marisol Specific Plan Initiative 

On March 3, 2020, Del Mar voters will be asked to consider Measure G, which is a local ballot measure pertaining to the proposed Marisol Specific Plan Initiative. Measure G was placed on the ballot through a citizen’s initiative process, it is not a City initiated ballot measure.  The City Council has not taken a position on Measure G, and it should be noted that actions and statements made by any member of the City Council are being made on their own behalf, not on behalf of the Del Mar City Council.

Measure G Documents

Measure G Questions 

If you have questions about the proposed Marisol Specific Plan Initiative or initiative process you can send those to . Questions and answers will be added to the FAQ document below and periodically updated as new questions are answered.  Please be aware that the City will not be able to answer questions that require interpretation of the Marisol Specific Plan.

Measure G FAQs (PDF)

Ballot Measure Forum

On Thursday, January 23, 2019, at 5:00pm in the Town Hall the League of Women Voters of North County San Diego will moderate a forum to discuss the Marisol Specific Plan Initiative. Representatives from each side of the issue will present their perspectives and answer questions from members of the audience. The forum is being sponsored by the Del Mar Foundation and will be recorded and broadcast.  

To watch the forum live online, visit Del Mar TV’s website at and click on the ’DMTV Live’ link on the homepage banner.  The forum will not be archived on the City’s website, but will be available on demand on Del Mar TV’s website starting January 27. The forum will also be rebroadcast on Del Mar TV at the dates and time below on channel 24 for Spectrum and Channel 99 for AT&T.  

Friday, January 24 - 9:00am

Saturday, January 25 - 12:00pm

Sunday, January 26 - 11:00am

Monday, January 27 - 12:00pm

Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

The City has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Marisol Specific Plan Initiative. The DEIR and associated appendices can be viewed using the links below. The documents are being circulated for a 45-day review period. The City is soliciting comments on the environmental analysis contained within the DEIR. Pursuant to Section 15204 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, in reviewing draft EIRs, persons and public agencies should focus on the sufficiency of the document in identifying and analyzing the possible impacts on the environment and ways in which the significant effects of the project might be avoided or mitigated. Interested persons with comments are required to submit them in writing in order to become part of the Draft EIR record.  

A public meeting to provide information regarding the Draft EIR and to receive public input is scheduled for the City of Del Mar Planning Commission meeting of Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM in the Del Mar Town Hall located at 1050 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, California 92014.

Written comments, delivered or sent via email or U.S. Postal service, must be submitted to the address shown below by 5:30 pm on Monday, February 3, 2020.  

Written comments shall be sent via email to or delivered/mailed to:
City of Del Mar
Attn: Matt Bator, Principal Planner
1050 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
RE: Marisol Specific Plan Initiative Draft EIR

Economic Impact and Fiscal Analysis Study 

This independent study was prepared for the City of Del Mar by the economics consultant team of Keyser Marston Associates Inc. and Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC.  The report is based upon the concept of a visitor-serving development with an affordable housing component as allowed for in the proposed Marisol Specific Plan.

Economic Impact and Fiscal Analysis Study (PDF)

After release of the Economic Impact and Fiscal Analysis Study in December of 2019, Staff received questions from the public which were forwarded on to the consultant team for review. Comments and clarifications addressing those questions have been provided in the form of an addendum which can be reviewed at the link below. 

Addendum to the Marisol Economic Impact and Fiscal Analysis (PDF) 

Formed Campaign Committees

Other Election Resources