NBC Universal Evolution Plan

11 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
NBC Universal Evolution Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Present land uses: studio, production, office, theme park/tram four, retail/restaurant, chema/theater, child care. Current City zoning and general plan designations: R1, RE15, RE20, RE40, C1, C2, PB, P, Regional Center, Community Commercial, Limited Commercial; Very Low Density, Minimum, and Medium Density Residential; and Open Space, Current County Zoning and general plan designation: M-11/2 and Major Industrial and Major Commercial.
Document Description
NOTES: Review per Lead Extended The Project proposes the development of approximately 2.01 million square feet of new commercial development, which includes 500 hotel guest rooms and related hotel facilities. In addition, a total 2,937 residential dwelling units would be developed. Implementation of the proposed Project would occur pursuant to the development standards set forth in two proposed Specific Plans (i.e., the Universal Studios Specific Plan and the Universal City Specific Plan would regulate the County and City portions of the Project Site, respectively). Under the proposed Project, portions of the Project Site that are currently in the County 23 of Los Angeles would be annexed into the City, while other areas would be detached from the City of Los Angeles and returned to the jurisdiction of the County of Los Angeles.

Contact Information

Jon Foreman
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles, Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Cahuenga Boulevard / Lankershim Boulevard / Barham Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
US 101, SR 134, I-5, SR 170
Various (i.e., Valley View ES, Rio Vista ES, etc.)
Los Angeles Flood Control Channel (LAFCC)
Other Information
Section: 29, 33

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Other Agency(ies), Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 2.937), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 1.56 mil net new), Other (Hotel (500 rooms); child care)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Prezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation, Development Agreement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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