Midtown Specific Plan

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Long Beach
Document Title
Midtown Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
General Plan Land Use Diesgnations - Land Use District No.'s 1 (Single Family), 2 (Mixed Style Homes), 3A (Townhomes), 3B (Moderate Density Residential), 7 (Mixed Use), 8A (Traditional Retail Strip Commercial), 8R (Major Commercial Corridor), 8N (Major Commercial Corridor), 9A (General Industry), 10 (Institutional and School), and 11 (Open Space and Park) Zoning Designations: Two-family Residential, standard lot (R-2N); Low density Multi-family Residential, small lot (R-3-S); Moderate-density Multiple Residential (R-4-R); Community Commercial Automobile-Oriented (CCA)/Regional Highway Commercial (CHW)/Highway Commercial (CH)/Neighborhood Commercial Automobile-Oriented (CAN)/Neighborhood-Pedestrian Oriented Commercial (CNP)/Community R-4N Commercial (CCN); Planned Development (PD)-22/PD-25; Institutional (I); Park (P); and Public Right-of-Way (PR).
Document Description
The proposed project provides a framework for the development and improvement of three areas; the Midtown Specific Plan area and two Conventional Zoning areas. The Specific Plan area would designate four land use districts: Transit Node; Corridor; Medical; and Open Space; and would increase the number of permitted residential units within the Specific Plan area to just over 3,600 units and the commercial/employment building square.

Contact Information

Angela Reynolds
Agency Name
City of Long Beach
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Long Beach Boulevard from Anaheim Street (south) to Wardlow Avenue (north)
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-1, I-405, I-710
Metro Blue Line, Union Pacific
Long Beach (LGB)
LA River, LA Harbor, Dominguez Channel, Compton Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 3,695), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 3,014,351, Employees 15,895), Other (983 Hospital Beds and 227 Hotel Rooms)
Local Actions
Specific Plan, Zone Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, 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, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), 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), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, 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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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