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
City of Downey
Lead/Public Agency
Department of Community Development 11111 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241

Phone : (562) 904-7158


33°56'33.39"N 118°08'01.48"W
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 Type
Residential (Units 734 net) Commercial (Sq. Ft. 1.3 million)
Local Action
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)

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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