Despite the difficult local, regional and national economy Banning continues to move forward with new development projects and further community revitalization.
Pardee Homes has amended the
Butterfield Specific Plan that was approved in the mid-90s, including
preparing a draft Environmental Impact Report for a construction of a
golf-course community that includes 2 commercial sites totaling 40 acres
and a development 5,387 single and multiple-family residential
developments, with neighborhood and community parks, trails, a community
center site, and 2 elementary school sites. Entitlement for this
project has been completed.
Renovation of Ramsey Villa located at 225 W. Ramsey was completed in the
Summer of 2012 and includes the exterior façade improvements such as
doors, windows, roofing materials, signage, fencing painting and
electrical box. Addition, interior improvements have been completed
including remodeled restrooms and kitchens along with new flooring and
Rancho San Gorgonio (RSG) Specific Plan includes the development of a
master planned community on 849 acres property. The property is located
on the south side of Westward Avenue between Sunset Avenue and San
Gorgonio Avenue/Highway 243. 161 are located
within the City’s Sphere of Influence area in the County of Riverside
and it will be required to annex to the City of Banning’s corporate
The RSG Specific Plan includes 3,573 dwelling units, 188.5 acres of parks and trails and a 10-acre neighborhood commercial center. The 3,573 dwelling units are broken down into: 2,067 units for low density residential (1,264 units non-age restricted and 803 units for age restricted) and 1,506 units for high density.