Downtown Long Beach Community Plan (EIR-04-08)

16 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Long Beach
Document Title
Downtown Long Beach Community Plan (EIR-04-08)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Downtown/PD-30/Mixed Use Development (LUD #7)
Document Description
The project is the adoption and implementation of the Downtown Community Plan, which would replace the existing PD-30 planned development ordinance for the Downtown Community Plan area. Including the potential expansion area within the Downtown Community Plan area boundary, would necessitate revisions to PD-29, in addition to PD-30/existing zoning within the area. The Long Beach Downtown Community Plan would incorporate zoning, development standards, and design guidelines to establish design and development criteria to guide new development that would be consistent with the community vision for the Downtown. Full implementation of the Downtown Community Plan would increase the density and intensity of existing Downtown land uses by allowing up to approximately 9,200 new residential units, 1.5 million square feet of new office, civic, cultural, and similar uses, 480,000 square feet of new retail, and 3,200 new hotel rooms. The Downtown Community Plan would provide flexibility in achieving these land use goals by allowing adjustments between planned land uses based on market demand, so long as the alternative land uses are consistent with the traffic and other impacts addressed in the Program EIR. The overall development assumed in the Downtown Community Plan would occur over a 25-year time period.

Contact Information

Steve Gerhardt
Agency Name
City of Long Beach Development Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Ocean Boulevard and Pine Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
Alameda Corridor
Los Angeles River, Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (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, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 9,200), Office (Sq. Ft. 1.5 mil), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 480,000), Other (3200 Hotel Rooms)
Local Actions
Community Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation

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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