Garden Grove Municipal Code Amendment for Conversion of Relocated Billboards within SR-22 Freeway Corridor to Electronic Billboards and Relocation and Reconstru


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Garden Grove
Document Title
Garden Grove Municipal Code Amendment for Conversion of Relocated Billboards within SR-22 Freeway Corridor to Electronic Billboards and Relocation and Reconstru
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Heavy Comm, Light; Comm Resid/Comm Mixed Use 1; Indu/Resid Mixed Use 1; International West Mixed Use
Document Description
Project will include (i) an amendment to the Garden Grove Municipal Code to allow existing legal non-conforming off-premise signs (billboards) located on, or relocated to, property adjacent to SR-22 to be converted to digital (electronic) displays, (ii) approval of site plan application for the construction of a relocated off-premise digital sign adjacent to SR-22, and (iii) approval of an associated relocation agreement. Specifically, the applicant proposes the removal of 4 existing non-electronic billboard sign faces and associated structures and the construction and operation of 1 new outdoor advertising structure (billboard) utilizing a two-sided digital display. Digital or electronic signs are currently not generally permitted within the City of Garden Grove and moving forward with the application will require the City to amend Municipal Code Section 9.20.110 to permit electronic billboards relocated to property along the SR-22. In conjunction with the application and Municipal Code Amendment, the applicant and City will be entering into a relocation agreement pertaining to the removed and relocated billboards.

Contact Information

Lee Marino
Agency Name
City of Garden Grove
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Garden Grove
Cross Streets
Cardinal Circle
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-22, I-5, 405
JFTB Los Alamitos
Santa Ana River, Multiple Tributaries

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Development Types
Industrial , Other (Municipal Code Amendment)
Local Actions
Code Amend.
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, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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