The proposed project involves the demolition of the existing restaurant and retail development onsite and construction of a mixed-use development with a total of 600 residential dwelling units and 4,000 square feet of ground-floor retail in two buildings with up to 894,336 gross square feet of total area, including parking and a maximum building height of 73 feet 4 inches. The proposed project includes 1,156 parking stalls, 300 bike stalls, 12 bicycle lockers and approximately 126,596 square feet of common, private, and public open spaces areas on the property within the MU-CC Zoning District (District 3).
On July 20, 2023, the Long Beach Planning Commission approved the proposed project and associated discretionary actions. Since the Planning Commission hearing, the proposed project was redesigned to provide a 25-foot setback from the bioswale onsite. Number of dwelling units, parking stalls, and ground-floor commercial square footage remains the same. On December 21, 2023, Planning Commission took the
• Determine that the project is consistent with and within the scope of the project previously analyzed as part of the Southeast Area Specific Plan Program Environmental Impact Report (State Clearinghouse No. 2015101075) and subject to the Southeast Area Specific Plan Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program and that no further environmental review is required pursuant to California Environmental
Quality Act (CEQA} Guidelines Sections 15168, 15183 and 15162; and
• Approve Site Plan Review SPR22-109 and Local Coastal Development Permit LCDP22-062 and adopt the proposed findings and conditions of approval related thereto for a mixed-use project within the appealable area of the Coastal Zone consisting of two, 5-story buildings with a total of 563,529 square feet (net) containing 600 residential units and 4,000 square-feet of ground-level restaurant space located at 6500 E. Pacific Coast Highway in the Southeast Area Specific Plan (SEASP) District.