In-Line Commercial Building and Restaurant with a Drive-Thru


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Torrance, City of (City of Torrance)
Document Title
In-Line Commercial Building and Restaurant with a Drive-Thru
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Former restaurant building/ C3-PP/General commercial land use

Document Description
Construction of a new in-line Commercial Building and Restaurant with a Drive-Thru lane situated at the southwest corner of Sepulveda Blvd and Pennsylvania Ave within the C3-PP (Solely Commercial District - Precise Plan Overlay) zone and R-3 zone. The commercial building is L-shaped and positioned at the northeast quadrant of the project site, with the main entrances located toward interior parking and circulation, and a drive-thru lane located along the exterior beside Sepulveda Blvd and Pennsylvania Ave. Access to the site is proposed from an existing front driveway and new pedestrian pathway on Sepulveda Blvd, and a new rear driveway on Pennsylvania Ave. The parking area provides 53 parking spaces, which include 2 EV charging stations, 3 accessible spaces, and 5 compact spaces. The building heights are 25' to the top of the sign element, 21'6" at the drive-thru restaurant, and 17'6" at the in-line commercial area. The total building floor area measures 5,223 sf, which include 2,613 sf of restaurant use with a drive-thru lane and 2,620 sf of in-line tenant space for retail and restaurant use, resulting in a 0.13 FAR within the max 0.60 FAR analyzed in the 2009 General Plan EIR (SCH No. 2008111046).

Contact Information
Danny Santana
City of Torrance
3031 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503

Phone : (310) 618-5990


33°50'20.4"N 118°20'27.9"W
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Sepulveda Blvd and Pennsylvania Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
7370-001-001, -020
State Highways
I-405, 107, 213
Torrance Municipal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (5,233 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: precise plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 7 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 Resources Agency Department of Conservation
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