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Proposed Mixed-Use and Single-Family Residential Project

Gables on 66 front rendering

Planning Commission Hearing

The Planning Commission held a public hearing on April 29, 2014 and voted to recommend approval of the project to the City Council.  The City Council will hold a public hearing to consider the project at a future date to be determined.

Project Description

LaTerra Development has submitted applications to develop the properties located at 350-436 W. Route 66 and 401-427 W. Colorado Ave.  The project involves the following:

  • Demolition of five single-family residences and 20 apartment units
  • Removal of mobile home park with 57 tenant spaces and one apartment unit (13 spaces are currently vacant)
  • Construction of 20 single-family residences, 106 townhouses, and 1,950 square feet of commercial space

The applicant is seeking approval of the following applications to allow for the proposed development:

  • General Plan Amendment to change the land use designation on a portion of the mobile home park site from High Density Residential to Low/Medium Density Residential
  • Zone Change to remove the Mobile Home Park Overlay zone from a portion of the mobile home park site and to add a Planned Development overlay zone to allow exceptions to the R-1 zone standards for the single-family residences
  • Vesting Tentative Tract Map for the single-family residences
  • Two Vesting Tentative Tract Maps for condominium purposes for the townhouses and commercial space
  • Conditional Use Permit and Minor Conditional Use Permit for the townhouses and commercial space as required under the Route 66 Corridor Specific Plan
  • Development Plan Review for the two-story single-family residences

Project Plans

  • Part 1 (townhouses and commercial)
  • Part 2 (single-family residences)
  • Part 3 (landscaping)
  • Part 4 (Vesting Tentative Tract Maps)

Environmental Review Document

The City of Glendora has prepared an Initial Study pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act to analyze the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project.  The Initial Study concluded that the project would not result in any significant environmental impacts, and a Negative Declaration is accordingly recommended.

The public review period for the Initial Study and Negative Declaration began on March 11, 2014 and ended on April 1, 2014, but the Planning Department will continue to accept written comments until the April 29 Planning Commission hearing.  Comments may be submitted via U.S. Mail to the above address or via email to mforbes@ci.glendora.ca.us.

The file on this project including supporting studies and references cited in the Initial Study are available for public review in the Glendora Planning Department located at 116 East Foothill Boulevard, Glendora, California and are available for download below.  If you have any questions, please call Michael Forbes in the Glendora Planning Department at (626) 914-8217.

Negative Declaration and Initial Study Checklist

References Cited in the Initial Study:

1. Project application and plans part 1 | part 2 | part 3 | part 4
2. City of Glendora Municipal Code: http://qcode.us/codes/glendora/
3. City of Glendora General Plan (Glendora Community Plan 2025): http://www.ci.glendora.ca.us/departments-services/planning/applications-documents/general-plan-specific-plans/glendora-general-plan
4. City of Glendora Zoning Map: http://www.ci.glendora.ca.us/home/showdocument?id=1013
5. California Department of Conservation, Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program: http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/fmmp/Pages/Index.aspx
6. California Department of Conservation, Williamson Act Program Reports and Statistics: http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/lca/stats_reports/Pages/index.aspx
7. South Coast Air Quality Management District, 2012 Air Quality Management Plan: http://www.aqmd.gov/aqmp/2012aqmp/index.htm
8. South Coast Air Quality Management District Rules and Regulations: http://www.aqmd.gov/rules/rulesreg.html
9. California Emissions Estimator Model (CalEEMod) Version software emissions model results
10. South Coast Air Quality Management District Air Quality Significance Thresholds: http://www.aqmd.gov/ceqa/handbook/signthres.pdf
11. Route 66 Corridor Specific Plan: http://qcode.us/codes/glendora/view.php?topic=21-21_10&frames=on
12. City Heritage Tree Resolution No. 88-17
13. City of Glendora Historical Landmark and Historical Resource list
14. City of Glendora Historical Survey, 1995
15. Phase I Environmental Site Assessment by Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. dated April 10, 2013
16. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory: http://www.fws.gov/wetlands/Wetlands-Mapper.html
17. California Geological Survey Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones: http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/rghm/ap/Pages/index.aspx
18. Southern California Earthquake Data Center, Sierra Madre Fault Zone: http://www.data.scec.org/significant/sierramadre.html
19. California Geological Survey Seismic Hazards Zonation Program: http://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/shzp/Pages/Index.aspx
20. Report of Geotechnical Design Investigation prepared by TRI/CON Engineering dated August 2, 2013
21. South Coast Air Quality Management District Greenhouse Gas Interim Significance Thresholds: http://www.aqmd.gov/ceqa/handbook/GHG/GHG.html
22. Southern California Association of Governments 2012-2035 Regional Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy: http://rtpscs.scag.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx
23. California Environmental Protection Agency Cortese List Data Resources: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/sitecleanup/corteselist
24. Los Angeles County Airport Land Use Commission List of Airports: http://planning.lacounty.gov/aluc
25. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Fire Hazard Severity Zones Maps: http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fire_prevention_wildland_zones.php
26. Preliminary Hydrology Report by Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc., February 2014
27. City of Glendora 2010 Urban Water Management Plan, November 2011: http://www.water.ca.gov/urbanwatermanagement/2010uwmps/Glendora,%20City%20of/Glendora%202010%20UWMP%20(FINAL).pdf
28. Federal Emergency Management Agency Map Service Center: https://msc.fema.gov
29. U.S. Census Quick Facts for City of Glendora: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0630014.html
30. Traffic Impact Analysis prepared by KOA Corporation dated February 14, 2014
31. Los Angeles County Congestion Management Program, 2010: http://www.metro.net/projects_studies/cmp/images/CMP_Final_2010.pdf
32. California Scenic Highway Mapping System: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/LandArch/scenic_highways/index.htm
33. Closure Impact Report for Magnolia Mobile Home Park prepared by Paragon Partners Ltd. Dated March 7, 2014:
Cover Letter | Closure Impact Report | Attachments
34. Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts web site: http://www.lacsd.org/solidwaste/default.asp
35. Sewer Area Study prepared by Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. dated February 17, 2014

 

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