Preliminary Master Plan for Former LA Times Site (PA-17-03)

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Costa Mesa
Document Title
Preliminary Master Plan for Former LA Times Site (PA-17-03)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
vacant office building/planned development community/commercial center

Document Description
The proposed project involves the reuse of the existing 339,063 sf LA Times building and associated surface parking, and construction of 315,000 sf of office building campus in two separate buildings. As part of the project, three parking structures, including two 3-level structures and one 4-level structure would be constructed on the project site in addition to 391 surface parking spaces. The project would include three separate buildings, three parking structures, and surface parking lots to be renovated/constructed in three phases. The project would include walkways, a meandering bike lane, a basketball court, and an amphitheater. Drought-tolerant landscaping would be planted throughout the project site.

Contact Information
Minoo Ashabi
City of Costa Mesa
Lead/Public Agency
77 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone : (714) 754-5610


Costa Mesa
Cross Streets
Sunflower Ave and Harbor Blvd
Parcel #
140-041-24/-40, -62
State Highways
John Wayne

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (Sq. Ft. 654063, Acres 19.5, Employees 2600)
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs 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 Wildfire Other
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Department of Toxic Substances Control California Department of Transportation, District 12 (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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