First Amendment to the Whittier Commercial Corridor Redevelopment Plan

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Whittier
Document Title
First Amendment to the Whittier Commercial Corridor Redevelopment Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoning: R-1 (Single Family Residential), C-O (Commercial Office), M (Manufacturing), C-2 (General Commercial), and T (Transitional) General Plan: General Commercial, General Industrial, High Density Residential, and Institutional.
Document Description
The Whittier Redevelopment Agency is proposing to add approximately 218 acres of real property in three "Sub Areas" (which together comprise the "Added Area") to the existing Whittier Commercial Corridor Project Area Redevelopment Plan. Sub-Area A, with a total of 63.87 acres, is characterized by commercial, retail, and industrial uses as well as a mobile home park. This sub-area is bounded by Lambert Road and Leffingwell Road where the two streets intersect. Sub-Area is generally on the north side of Leffingwell Road and on the north side of Lambert Road. Sub-Area B, which totals 79.01 acres, including some public right-of-way, encompasses the Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility located on the southern corner of Whittier Boulevard and Sorenson Avenue. Sub-Area C, comprising offices, commercial, retail, industrial and some residential uses, encompasses 75.23 acres. The subarea is generally located along Lambert Road on both sides of the street between Washington Boulevard to the northwest and the SB and SL railroad parcels past Mills Avenue on the southeast.

Contact Information

Benjamin Pongetti
Agency Name
City of Whittier
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Lambert Road / Colima Road
State Highways
SR-72 (Whittier Blvd), I-605

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (Redevelopment Plan Amendment)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Social, Solid Waste, Transportation, Wildfire

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