Lincoln Specific Plan/Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005

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Summary

SCH Number
2014011069
Lead Agency
Whittier, City of (City of Whittier)
Document Title
Lincoln Specific Plan/Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
At the Nov. 8, 2017 City of Whittier Historic Resources Commission meeting, the Historic Resources Commission held a noticed public hearing and adopted Resolution HR17-06, approving Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005. Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005 allows for the demolition of three historic resources (The Auditorium, Infirmary, and Gymnasium) due to an economic hardship in retaining the buildings of the property located at 11850 Whittier Blvd., also known as the former Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility (Assessor's Parcel Number 8170-013-904). On June 25, 2015, the City Council adopted Resolution NO. 8702 which certified the FEIR for the Lincoln Specific Plan and its associated entitlements (Tentative Tract Map and Development Agreement) with findings and statement of overriding consideration. The FEIR fully analyzed the impacts of development of 750 residential units, construction of roads and infrastructure and up to 208,300 sq. ft. of commercial uses. As part of the project, the FEIR analyzed the environmental impacts of the project, including the demolition of the Auditorium, Infirmary and Gymnasium. In accordance with 14 CA Code of Regulations Section 15162, the City has determined Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005 does not require additional environmental review. Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005 involves no substantial changes to the project or the circumstances under which the project is being undertaken nor has new information been made available that requires a SEIR. Certificate of Appropriateness 17-005 is part of the implementation of the Lincoln Specific Plan.

Contact Information
Conal McNamara
City of Whittier
13230 Penn Street
Whittier, CA 92602

562-567-9320

Location

Coordinates
33°58'48.56"N 118°3'.63"W
Cities
Whittier
Counties
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Whittier Blvd / Sorensen Avenue
Zip
90602
Total Acres
76
Parcel #
8170-013-904, 8170-026-006
State Highways
I-605, SR-72
Railways
UPRR
Schools
Various
Waterways
S.G. River
Township
2S
Range
11W
Section
20
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of Whittier
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
13230 Penn St., Whittier, CA 90602

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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