Frequently Asked Questions


Sterling Gateway is a family limited partnership founded in 1999 by Theodore (Ted) K. Sterling (1901-2001), property owner and project applicant. The limited partners include Ted’s six grandchildren. The general partner is Hunt Williams, grandson of Ted Sterling.

How long has Sterling owned this property?

Ted Sterling assembled the 325 acres of land in the late 1950’s. VTTM 60257 proposes 222 single-family home sites on 151.8 acres of land.

What are the lot sizes?

Lot sizes are a minimum of 7,000 square feet and average 10,000 square feet or greater. The average lot size will be approx. 11,364 square feet.

What is the CSD?

CSD is short for the Castaic Area Community Standards District, which was adopted by Los Angeles County on November 17, 2004. The CSD was established to protect the rural character, unique appearance and natural resources of communities in the area.

Is the Project Approved?

Yes, the project was approved on October 24, 2023. The EIR has been approved and certified by the state of California pursuant to the California Environmental Quality ACT (CEQA) guidelines.

Does the Sterling Ranch Estates project comply with the CSD?

Yes, the project will exceed the requirements planned by the CSD.

What is the Santa Clarita Valley Area, One Valley One vision (OVOv) Plan?

The OVOV plan was adopted by Los Angeles County on December 12, 2012. This plan governs the use of land in the unincorporated areas of the Santa Clarita Valley, designating each parcel for a type of use (residential commercial, industrial, etc.) and the prescribed density of development allowed (dwelling units per acre).

Does the Sterling Ranch Estates project comply with the Santa Clarita Valley Plan, (OVOV)?

Yes, the project complies with the land use and density guidelines of the OVOV plan.

What benefits does the project provide to the existing community?

In addition to providing much needed new housing to the area, the project will provide a passive Community Park, small pocket park, small Commercial Center, the re-design and construction of Del Valle Road, and service and access to hiking trails and natural open space.


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