Downtown Downey Specific Plan

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Downey
Document Title
Downtown Downey Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Downtown land uses/Zoning: C-P, C-1, C-2, C-3, R-3, M-2, D-P, O-S/General Plan Land Use deisgnations: Mixed Use and Office
Document Description
The proposed Downtown Downey Specific Plan would guide growth and development in the downtown by establishing 131 acres as mixed use and creating districts with specific development and design guidelines. The Specific Plan would introduce a variety of housing types, promote the downtown as an economic core, and establish the downtown as a cultural center for Downey. The Specific Plan also would strengthen pedestrian, bicycle and transit-oriented characteristics, and ensure access for automobiles.

Contact Information

Mark Sellheim
Agency Name
City of Downey
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Paramount Boulevard/Firestone Boulevard/Downey Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
Downey High School
Rio Hondo River and the San Gabriel River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 734 net), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 1.3 million)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
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 Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)

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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