The Avenue Specific Plan Amendment

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Ontario, City of (City of Ontario)
Document Title
The Avenue Specific Plan Amendment
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agriculture (Dairy), vacant, electrical transmission corridor GP: Low and Medium Density Residential, Green Belt, Neighborhood Center Z: "SP/AG" (Specific Plan, Agricultural Overlay)

Document Description
1. The Avenue Specific Plan encompasses approximately 571 gross acres and establishes comprehensive zoning, development regulations and design guidelines governing the development of approximately 2,326 residential units and 174,000 square feet of commercial and retail uses in the New Model Colony. The Avenue Specific Plan features pedestrian amenities that encourage walking and biking to schools, parks and basic commercial and retail needs. The Avenue Specific Plan proposes a variety of housing types and neighborhoods that will be affordable to a broad and diverse array of families and homeowners. 2. An amendment to the City of Ontario General Plan to: (i) modify the boundaries of Subarea 18 within the New Model Colony (NMC) to include portions of Subareas 12 (~ 63 acres), 17 (~ 134 acres), and 23 (~ 43 acres) and (ii) clarify the ambiguity that exists in the NMC General Plan between the permitted residential density set forth in the Land Use Plan, which allows for 4.6 dwelling units per gross acre, and the Development Capacity, which allows 2,059 dwelling units in the modified boundaries of Subarea 18. The General Plan will permit development of the 2,326 dwelling units proposed by The Avenue Specific Plan. 3. Cancellation of Williamson Act Contracts. 4. Relocation of certain above ground electrical transmission and distribution lines owned by Southern California Edison Corporation (SCE). 5. The approval of various development agreements between builders and/or landowners that own or control areas covered by The Avenue Specific Plan. 6. Tentative Tract Maps may also be processed concurrently with The Avenue Specific Plan and the other related project entitlements.

Contact Information
Richard Ayala
City of Ontario
303 East B Street
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 395-2036


San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Edison Avenue, Schaefer Avenue, Haven Avenue, Archibald Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
Colony HS, Ranch View
Cucamonga Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (2,326 Units, 480 Acres) Commercial (174,000 Sq. Ft., 30 Acres) Educational (Middle school and elementary school) Recreational (20 acres) Other (Relocation of above ground electrical trans&dist facilities)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Williamson Act Cancellation Specific Plan: Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Williamson Act Contracts
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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