Downtown Sierra Madre Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Sierra Madre
Document Title
Downtown Sierra Madre Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The General Plan Land Use Map designates the Plan Area as Commercial, Municipal Government, Institutional, Residential Entrepreneur, and Residential Low Density. The existing zoning for the Plan Area is Commercial, R-3 Multiple family Residential, R-P Residential Professional, and R-1 One Family Residential
Document Description
The proposed project consists of a Specific Plan, coupled with a General Plan Amendment (GPA) (Land Use and Circulation). The main purpose of the Specific Plan is to guide future development within the Downtown while preserving the village character. The Specific Plan will allow parcels within the Plan Area to develop at higher intensities than currently allowed by the municipal code.

Contact Information

Anne Browning McIntosh
Agency Name
City of Sierra Madre
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Sierra Madre
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Sierra Madre Boulevard/North Baldwin Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways

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 Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Residential (Units 414 DU), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 401,639), Transportation:Other
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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